Latin America Policy

February, 2023

Vance Center Convenes Workshop Series on Protecting Judicial Independence in Latin America

The Vance Center and the Central American Federation of Judges for Democracy (FECAJUD) — with funding from the National Endowment for Democracy — organized a workshop series for judge... Read More

January, 2023

Vance Center Joins Group Observing Reappointment of Honduran Supreme Court

Vance Center Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chavez Alor participated in a group of international observers organized by the Asociación por una Sociedad Más Justa ASJ, the Honduran Chapter ... Read More

December, 2022

Vance Center Reports on Challenges to Guatemala’s Judges

The Vance Center, in its project supporting judicial independence in Central America, reported on the systematic persecution and criminalization of judges in Guatemala based on their adjudication... Read More

November, 2022

Vance Center Reports on Judges’ Freedom of Speech

In pursuit of judicial independence and integrity in Latin America and to provide independent judicial associations and judges with tools to protect their rights, the Vance Center published a rep... Read More

September, 2022

Vance Center Supports Mexican Judicial Independence

Vance Center Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chavez-Alor over recent months participated in activities organized by the legal community in Mexico to strengthen judicial independence. The coun... Read More

September, 2022

Vance Center Launches Rights Guide in Brazil

With Instituto Pro Bono and Tauil & Chequer Advogados associado a Mayer Brown, the Vance Center launched the “Migrants, Refugees and Custody Hearings” booklet at an event in Sao Paulo, Brazil... Read More