Human Rights Situation of LGBTI Persons in Trinidad and Tobago

The State of Trinidad and Tobago is absent from the hearing (courtesy of Inter-American Commission on Human Rights)

Commisioners: James L. Cavallaro, Tracy Robinson, Paulo Vanucchi Petitioners: Coalition Advocacy for Inclusion of Sexual Orientation (CAISO), Women’s Institute for Alternative Development (WINAD) State: Trindad y Tobago On March 20, 2015 human rights representatives from Trinidad and Tobago appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) to admonish the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC)’s implementation […]

Children’s Rights and the Media in the Americas

Commissioners respond to important issues surrounding media in the Americas (courtesy of Inter-American Commission on Human Rights)

Commissioners:  Rose-Marie Belle Antoine (President), Rosa Ortiz, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez, Paulo Vannuchi Petitioners: Red Andi América Latina, Dos Generaciones, Civitas, DNI Costa Rica, Agencia Pandi, Cecodap, Fundación Yupana, Equipo Uno, Corporación Raíces, El Abrojo, Global Infancia, Andi Brasil, Eco Jóvenes, Demos, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (RFKHR), Instituto Alana, Intervozes – Coletivo Brasil […]

Right of Access to Water of Rural Communities in Costa Rica

Photo of the Petitioners from left to right: Erlinda Quesada (FRENASAPP); Soledad Castro (CEDARENA); Xinia Briceño (Asociación Acueducto Rural Milano); Carolina Ovares (CEDARENA); Francisco Rivera (Universidad de Santa Clara)  Courtesy of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights via Flickr, licensed under CC BY 2.0

Vea este artículo en español aquí. Right of Access to Water of Rural Communities in Costa Rica by Andrew F. Mutavdzija Commissioners: Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, Rosa María Ortiz, José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez Petitioners: Erlinda Quesada (FRENASAPP), Soledad Castro (CEDARENA), Xinia Breceño (Asociación Acueducto Rural Milano), Carolina Ovares (CEDARENA), Francisco Rivera (Universidad de Santa Clara) State: […]

The Right to Property and the Right to a Healthy Environment of Indigenous Peoples in Bocas del Toro, Panama

Petitioners Bernardino Morales (left) and Osvaldo Jordán (right) - Photo courtesy of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights via Flickr, licensed under CC BY 2.0

The Right to Property and the Right to a Healthy Environment of Indigenous Peoples in Bocas del Toro, Panama by Stefania Butoi Varga Commissioners: Rosa Marie Antoine; José de Jesús Orozco Henríquez; Rosa Maria Ortiz Petitioners: Alianza para la Conservación y el Desarrollo (ACD); Movimiento por la Defensa de los Territorios y Ecosistemas de la Provincia […]