Investing in organized crime

Investing in Organized Crime: How the Alliance for Prosperity Undermines Human Rights and the Rule of Law Jackie McVicar and Annie Bird October 12, 2018 Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, is in Washington, DC October 11 and 12 to attend the 2nd Prosperity and Security in Central America Conference, alongside Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez and […]

Efraín Ríos Montt, Guatemalan Dictator Convicted of Genocide, Dies at 91 – The New York Times Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt in 2003, the year he was nominated for president of Guatemala by the Republican Front party. CreditMario Linares/Reuters By Stephen Kinzer April 1, 2018 Leer en español Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt, who as dictator of Guatemala in the 1980s ordered fierce tactics to suppress a guerrilla insurgency and was later convicted […]

Why “die by suicide”?

As someone with a close relationship to suicidal loved ones, depression and mental health issues… something has been troubling me lately. Why is there a recent need to equate suicide to any other form of death? When someone takes their own life, they actually commit suicide. No lightning crashing, no instant cancer suddently taking over […]