In Latin America we work to promote strong democratic institutions, respect for human rights and rule of law through good governance, and social market economy. as well as promoting liberal dialogue throughout the region. We have offices in Mexico City (Regional Office and Project Mexico), Tegucigalpa, Honduras (Central America), Lima, Peru (Andean Countries) and Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentina & Paraguay)
Impunity, journalism, and democracy
In Mexico, after the wave of violence against the press unleashed years ago, civil society coined the phrase "You don't kill the truth by killing journalists". And it is true, it is not killed: it is assaulted, made invisible, its access is made difficult. The stories for which journalists were assaulted or murdered rarely come to light and insecurity often leads to forced displacement and silence.
Let's talk about (un)safe spaces:
To start the discussion about mental health in the LGBT+ population, we must discuss safe spaces. And, to talk about safe spaces, we should ask ourselves if these are a response to unsafe spaces built over the decades in our society.
A student is judged by…
We open a new series of articles on human rights and liberalism with a publication on mi Bello Arbol, an exciting Venezuelan project of Un Estado de Derecho, an institution that brings together professionals, professors and university students who share the commitment and values inherent to individual freedom to promote quality education to low-income populations.
Freedom of Expression and Democracy
Freedom of expression and democracy have an unquestionable intrinsic relationship. Freedom of expression stems from the autonomy of thought and conscience, that is, from the possibility that every person has to assume his or her own ideas, share them and use them for personal, family or social development. What are the consequences of the weakening or loss of freedom of expression?
Relial Congress and Assembley 2021 "The Reunion"
Every year, the Liberal Network of Latin America (RELIAL) holds its Congress and Assembly with the aim of bringing together its member organizations, taking strategic decisions, renewing institutional ties and strengthening relationships. It provides a public space for liberal organizations in the region and reinforces their commitment to freedom and democracy.
Statement on the arbitrary detention of oppositional candidates and leaders in Nicaragua
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom condemns the arbitrary detention of oppositional candidates and leaders in Nicaragua as well as the dissolution of the main oppositional party, Ciudadanos por la Libertad.
Behind Closed Curtains: Disinformation on messenger services
The novel coronavirus that has been rampant since the beginning of 2020 revealed what many people, at least in Germany, were unaware of: disinformation is also present in the non-political sphere, and it is increasingly being spread via messengers such as WhatsApp and Telegram. In Germany, for example, two voice messages went viral via WhatsApp and spread disinformation about the virus.