Michael Busch
October 14, 2016
Pleasant surprises are tough to come by these days. But on Friday, a World Bank tribunal delivered one by rejecting a multinational mining...
Michael Busch
July 14, 2016
Yesterday afternoon, El Salvador’s Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling that could change the face of justice in the country. The court...
Michael Busch
May 6, 2016
In late 2013, South Sudan erupted into civil war. The fledgling government, which had taken power just two years earlier during the formal...
Michael Busch
April 20, 2016
Far from embracing nonviolence as a moral imperative, Mark and Paul Engler argue for its strategic application in political conflict for a...
Michael Busch
February 7, 2016
Last month, a court in Spain issued a request for the arrest of seventeen former military officers connected to crimes committed during El...
Michael Busch
January 14, 2016
Last summer, El Salvador’s Supreme Court issued a ruling that dismissed challenges to a terrorism law that had been on the books for nearly...
Michael Busch
January 11, 2016
In Guatemala today, the trial of the former general and dictator, José Efraín Rios Montt, is scheduled to begin again after nearly six...
Michael Busch
January 8, 2016
Remember Nicaragua’s plans for a grand canal ? A little over a year ago, contractors broke ground on the ambitious scheme to construct a...
Michael Busch
January 2, 2016
By most measures, 2015 was a dismal year for El Salvador. The country’s economy, in tatters, continued to stall. Women’s reproductive...
Michael Busch
September 3, 2015
In El Salvador, each month is proving worse than the last. The country suffered an astonishing climb in murders this August—by far the...