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Uncovering the Age of Impunity in the Americas


Experts discuss impunity and accountability throughout the Americas in the 21st century.

A protest demanding for an indefinite nationwide strike in Lima, Peru on February 9, 2023.

China's Influence in Latin America

Hart Program Series

A panel of experts discusses rising Chinese presence in Latin America and what it means for politics and economics throughout the region.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening ceremony of China-CELAC in Beijing in 2015.

Commentary & Analysis

Populist Candidate Javier Milei Offers Easy Answers to Argentina's Hard Problems

In the News
Chicago Tribune
Elizabeth Shackelford

Milei’s appeal draws attention to an acute problem facing democracies around the world: Good governance and good politics don’t always align.

Javier Milei speaks during a rally in Buenos Aires
AP Photos
Global Politics

How Drugs Are Destroying the Amazon

In the News
Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

Though the protection of the Amazon is a top global priority, drugs and deforestation are increasingly linked as threats to the world's largest rainforest.

Deforestation in the Amazon
AP Photos
Climate and the Environment


City Diplomacy During COVID-19: The 2022 Cities and International Engagement Survey

Report by Michele Acuto

This report presents findings from a survey of city governments that identifies major issues for international engagement, including the COVID-19 pandemic and response.

Global Cities

Conflict-Related Sexual Assault—Historic Barriers to International Recognition

Working Paper by Nicole Mattea

This working paper further explains the recent emergence of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) into international discourse and preventative strategies.

A woman in a stands outside the Women's Centre in Balukhali camp March 6, 2018.
UN Women/Allison Joyce
Women and Girls