Poverty and Unemployment Drive Hondurans to Migrate Despite Decline in Homicides

Posted by Editor
14/12/2018
Posted in Honduras, USA

Once the most dangerous non-warring country on the planet, the Central American nation of Honduras has recently made progress in combating violent crime. By establishing community centers, after school activities for at-risk youth, and other public works projects administered and partly paid for by the central government have proven only partially effective. Issues of unemployment, …

Read More

Several Current & Former Honduran Legislators Indicted For Embezzling Public Funds Meant For NGO

Posted by Editor
11/12/2018
Posted in Honduras

Corruption runs rampant in Honduras. It’s the root cause of many of the enduring social and economic issues that plague the Central American nation. Whether it’s President Juan Orlando Hernández’s disputed election victory, last month’s indictment of his brother on drug-related charges in the United States, or this week’s discovery of widespread embezzlement by legislators …

Read More

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Pledges $30 million in Aid for Northern Triangle Countries

Posted by Editor
10/12/2018

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign minister says his country will contribute more than $30 million over five years to a regional development program for the so-called Northern Triangle region of Central America, the source of the migrant caravans. Marcelo Ebrard said Monday in a series of tweets that Mexico is committed to cooperating with …

Read More

Despite Crackdown on Anti-Corruption Group, Guatemala Receives US Military Vehicle Donation

Posted by Editor
07/12/2018
Posted in Guatemala, USA

In August of this year, the head of UN anti-corruption body in Guatemala, Iván Velásquez, was barred from re-entering Guatemala by President Jimmy Morales. Unsurprisingly, this quickly raised concerns over Guatemala’s deteriorating rule of law amongst global civil society organizations and other observers. At the time the UN body, known as CICIG, derived at least …

Read More

Northern Triangle Isn’t Living Up To Its Murderous Reputation Lately

Posted by Editor
06/12/2018

Homicide rates in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have historically far exceeded that of the world’s other developing nations, and it’s this murderous climate which has driven so many to migrate to other countries. Fortunately though, despite the ongoing issues with poverty, corruption, and drug trafficking, the homicide rates of Central America’s Northern Triangle countries …

Read More
Page 1 of 1812345...10...Last »