Latin America Policy

July, 2023

Vance Center Participates in Pro Bono Network Roundtable in Costa Rica

Vance Center Committee Latin America Vice-Chair Antonia Stolper and Latin America Policy Director Jaime Chávez Alor last week joined a two-day roundtable organized by the Pro Bono Network of the... Read More

June, 2023

Vance Center and FECAJUD Organize Regional Workshop to Strengthen Central American Judiciary

Workshop participants at Guatemala’s Supreme Court of Justice. (Photo credit: Vance Center) A team of experts in international human rights law, judicial transparency, democratic government... Read More

May, 2023

Vance Center Organizes Anti-Corruption Roundtable in Mexico City

Organizers and participants in the Vance Center’s USMCA anti-corruption roundtable discussion in Mexico City, May 9, 2023. (Photo credit: Jaime Chávez Alor) The event drew a diverse set of... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Publishes Manual for International Protection of Judicial Independence

The manual, available in Spanish, aims to provide a practical guide for activating the protection mechanisms of the Inter-American and universal human rights systems in cases of attacks, threats,... Read More

April, 2023

Vance Center Joins Statements on Judicial Threats in Guatemala and Mexico, Moves Ahead with Guatemalan Judge’s Case at Inter-American Commission

Guatemala National Palace, Guatemala City. (Photo credit: Shutterstock) In a “Second statement condemning the Mexican President’s attacks on judicial independence,” published in English... Read More

March, 2023

Bogotá Conference Explores the Future of Pro Bono and Access to Justice in the Americas, Commemorates Vance Center’s 20th Anniversary

Panelists Judge Adriana Orocú and Diego García-Sayán. (Photo credit: Lucca Cano Photo) The Vance Center and the Pro Bono Network of the Americas organized the conference, entitled “Trabajo P... Read More