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Rule of law opening in El Salvador
El Salvador's human rights , David Morales, reported that "there is serious evidence that government agents acted outside the law" at Finca San Blas in La Libertad and in cantón Pajales in Panchimalco last year. Extrajudicial executions and excessive use of...
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Guatemala on The Monkey Cage
Kiran Alwani and Corrin Bulmer, graduate students in the master’s of public policy and global affairs program at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, take a look at Guatemala's path to democracy at The Monkey Cage . I just added a few comments t...
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The Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unit: the long collapse
While there's a great deal to talk about with regards to the terrible performance of Jimmy Morales in Guatemala, ALBA / FMLN corruption in El Salvador, and Hillary Clinton's revisionist take on the 2009 coup in Honduras, I thought that you might be interest...
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Strategists advising Trump, Cruz, and Baldizon campaigns
Paul Lewis and Nina Lakhani explore links between the Guatemalan and US right with  Trump, Cruz aides advised Guatemalan candidate vowing televised executions  for The Guardian . Tim Clark and Ron Nehring advised Manuel Baldizon's 2011 presidential campaign...
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Special El Salvador edition of ReVista
Melissa Guevara, I Am Still Alive 2, 2015c-print courtesy of the artist and the Mario Cader-Frech collection The Harvard Review of Latin America has what looks to be a terrific publication on El Salvador . Here is Editor June Carolyn Erlick's introduction t...
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El Salvador's political class needs to step up to the plate
PRI's Jared Goyette interviews El Faro's Oscar Martinez about what is going on in El Salvador and his new book "A History of Violence" for  The World  program. JG: Two chapters of "A History of Violence" deal with the state's inability to protect a witness ...
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SCRANTON, PA — A significant gap exists between the minimum wage and a "living wage" for families in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties according to a new study that sheds light on what families need to secure a modest and dignified life for their children.
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Salvadoran AG wants US Congress to bring the muscle
From Insight Crime El Salvador Attorney General Douglas Meléndez is still catching heat from well-connected pressure groups upset with the Public Ministry's pursuit of corruption cases, a letter he wrote to members of the US Congress indicates. InSight Crim...
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  • University of Scranton
    Associate Professor, 2011 - present
  • University of Scranton
    Assistant Professor, 2006 - 2011
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I am an Associate Professor of Political Science at The University of Scranton in northeast Pennsylvania.
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