The Role of Religion on Justice in Latin America Today

American University’s Center for Latin American & Latino Studies presented a panel February 28, 2014 on “Religion & Justice in Latin America Today,” examining religions, but primarily the Catholic Church’s, impact on environmental justice, gender, and sexuality-based rights. Evan Berry,…

Surinamese Compliance with Saramaka People v. Suriname

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ (IACtHR, Court) decision in Saramaka People v. Suriname signified an important victory for tribal communities in their battle against land encroachment. The 2007 ruling recognized that tribal communities’ physical and cultural relationships with their…