Central American Refugees Fleeing Increasingly Inhospitable Climate

Posted by Editor
22/02/2019

While violence, insecurity, drugs and corruption are all persistent migration drivers in Central America, many who are fleeing these countries for the US-Mexico border are indeed some of the first climate refugees from the region that the United States can increasingly expect in coming decades. According to Edwin Castellanos, a climate scientist from Guatemala, a …

Read More

US DHS Unveils Multilateral Plan in Accordance with Administration’s Declaration of a ‘State of Emergency’

Posted by Editor
21/02/2019

In accordance with President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency stemming from immigration at the US-Mexico, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Kristjen Nielsen has unveiled a new, multilateral security initiative between the governments of the United States, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. In a statement, El Salvador’s government said the new initiative was aimed at …

Read More

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega’s “Days Are Numbered” According To The Trump Administration

Posted by Editor
20/02/2019
Posted in Nicaragua, USA

President Trump’s National Security Advisor, John Bolton [pictured], took to Twitter today to reiterate President Trump’s assertion that Ortega’s “days are numbered.” The administration’s apparent re-prioritization of Nicaragua is hastening as dual humanitarian and diplomatic crises persist in Nicolás Maduro’s Venezuela. In the eyes of Bolton and President Trump, two members of Latin America’s “Troika …

Read More

Former US Ambassador to Honduras Emphasizes Need for Career Ambassador in Tegucigalpa

Posted by Editor
19/02/2019
Posted in Honduras

Contributing to The Hill, former US Ambassador to Honduras James D. Nealon expresses his concern regarding Marco Rubio’s apparently successful “block” of Francisco ‘Paco’ Palmieri’s ascent to the role. This matters. President Trump rails against caravans of Honduran migrants whom he believes represent an existential threat to our security.  He has deployed the U.S. military to the …

Read More

El Salvador’s President-elect Meets With US Lawmakers

Posted by Editor
19/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador, USA

Salvadoran media outlets reporting that a delegation of Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives and Senate visited with El Salvador’s youthful President-elect this month. The visit takes place amidst the push from US Democrats to increase cooperation with Central American governments to create jobs and improve economic participation in the region, tackle …

Read More
Page 3 of 3312345...102030...Last »