Central America and the Caribbean

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  • CENTRAL AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
  • BAHAMAS
  • CUBA
  • DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
  • EL SALVADOR
  • GUATEMALA
  • GUYANA
  • HAITI
  • HONDURAS
  • JAMAICA
  • NICARAGUA
  • PANAMA
  • PUERTO RICO
  • SURINAME
  • TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Overview

Most states in the Americas support and have ratified human rights standards and treaties, but for millions the promise of rights remains hollow. Social and political problems such as discrimination, violence, inequality, conflict, insecurity, poverty and environmental damage are just some of the challenges that are creating a human rights crisis across the region.

Countries in Central America and the Caribbean

Commentary

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