In Guatemala and Nicaragua, the UN gets more than a “cold shoulder”

Posted by Editor
03/09/2018
Posted in Guatemala, Nicaragua, USA

The United Nations has been dealt two separate setbacks in Central America this week. In a region where the state of democracy has historically been marked by corruption, impunity, crime and human rights violations, the most recent actions against the UN by Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and Nicaraguan President Danny Ortega exhibit all-too-familiar trappings of authoritarianism and flawed democracy. Needless to say, this is cause for concern.

Listen to the full report on NPR’s All Things Considered here

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