Jo-Marie Burt is Director of Latin American Studies at George Mason University and Senior Fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA). She was a researcher for the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and has been a visiting professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. She is the author of Political Violence and the Authoritarian State in Peru: Silencing Civil Society (Palgrave, 2007).
Published in: democraciaAbiertaBuscando justicia contra todo pronóstico en Guatemala: La familia Molina Theissen y las leyes de amnistía
El Congreso de Guatemala está creando una nueva ley que daría amnistía a miembros de las fuerzas armadas acusados de...
Published in: democraciaAbiertaJustice against all odds: the Molina Theissen women vs. Guatemala
Members of the Guatemalan congress are trying to create a law that would provide amnesty for members of the armed...
Published in: HomeImpunity returns to Peru
Acknowledging that the crimes committed by the Colina Group death squad were part of official state policy, Peru’s...