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COHA Report: Drones in Latin America

By: W. Alejandro Sanchez, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

For a PDF version of this report click here.  Over the past several years, drone usage has become increasingly widespread, not solely among global military…

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Latin America Puts Forward A Mixed Picture on the Use of Drones in the Region

By: W. Alejandro Sanchez, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

To read this article in Spanish, click here. For a PDF version of this article, click here. Over the past decade, a growing number of…

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Lawsuit Against Accused Killer Offers Hope for Transitional Justice in Chile

By: William Kinney, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

On September 11, 1973, General Augusto Pinochet launched a brutally successful coup d’etat against then-President Salvador Allende, Chile’s democratically-elected head of state. The Chilean military…

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Finally the Right to Vote for All Chilean Citizens?

Finally the Right to Vote for All Chilean Citizens?

By: Sophie Mouline, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

On August 14, the Chilean Comisión de Constitución, Justicia y Reglamento del Senado (Constitution, Justice, and Senate Regulations Commission), one of the permanent commissions of the…

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A Mere Coincidence or a Complete Change in Direction? Women’s Rights and the 2013 Electoral Race for the Chilean Presidency

A Mere Coincidence or a Complete Change in Direction? Women’s Rights and the 2013 Electoral Race for the Chilean Presidency

By: Jennifer Bisgaier and Nicole Wasson, Research Associates at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

This November, most Chileans who turn out to vote will cast their ballot for one of two female candidates, marking a groundbreaking election in the…

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