Short note: is a new website with videos, blogs, cases, papers and virtual courses about human rights in Latin America. The idea of the website is to gather professors, students, lawyers to discuss relevant  themes about human rights in Latin America. They have videos from Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Roberto Gargarella, César Rodrígues Garavito and many other … Continue reading

Brazil: new president, old problems

“Dilma Rousseff sworn in as Brazil’s new president.” This statement was headlining the most important newspapers in the first of January 2011. This post is a brief analysis of the challenges that the new president will face regarding human rights in Brazil.   Lula did well in 8 years of presidency. He had just basic … Continue reading