Latin America Policy

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

July, 2022

Vance Center Joins Human Rights Submission on Guatemala

The Vance Center led the drafting and submission of a joint report on the status of judicial independence in Guatemala, as part of the United Nations Universal Periodic Review process. The organi... Read More

July, 2022

Vance Center and Central American Judges Publish Assessments on Judicial Independence

As part of its program to support independent judicial associations in Latin America, the Vance Center collaborated with the Central American Federation of Judges for Democracy (Federación Cent... Read More