Author: Elizabeth Jordan

A Window of Opportunity for Guatemala

Guatemala’s bloody civil war came to an end with the signing of Peace Accords in 1996. Since then, civil society organizations have been bravely grappling with the legacy…

Para Votar Obama

In an occasion not unfamiliar to your average twenty-something, I received an email the other day (prior, I should note, to the Ohio, Texas, Rhode Island and Vermont…

Cristina, the Church, and Ciudad Juárez: A Survey of Women’s Issues in Latin America

As someone concerned with women’s issues, I thought it might be a good idea to step back from narrow policy discussions and consider women in Latin America more…

Should Politicians Boast About Supporting the Peru FTA?

In the South Carolina Democratic primary debate held in late January, former Senator John Edwards tried to take his competitor, Senator Barack Obama, to task for voting in…