Migration within Central America is a Whole New Issue

Posted by Editor
12/07/2018
Posted in El Salvador

The experience of Ana Martinez* in El Salvador is emblematic of a much larger problem in Central America, Mexico and other areas of Latin America. The rule of law, especially in recent decades, has deteriorated beyond recognition, where excruciatingly high rates of violent crime and homicides have defanged civil society. The Salvadoran mother of two …

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Former Guatemala AG has her Eyes on the Presidency

Posted by Editor
11/07/2018
Posted in Guatemala

A formidable opponent of the corrupt and entrenched in Guatemala, Thelma Aldana has a proven record of transparency, responsibility and moral integrity – all great qualities for a presidential candidate. “At 62, she’s not ready to retire. And with the Guatemalan general elections less than a year away, a source close to her team and …

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An Eye-Opening Interview with Carlos Chamorro

Posted by Editor
08/07/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

This week, renowned Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Chamorro gave a detailed, honest, and eye-opening interview. Considering President Danny Ortega’s consistently authoritarian and often violent treatment of the press, Mr. Chamorro’s decision to deliver this interview is an incredibly brave feat. Surely Mr. Chamorro, the Director of the Nicaraguan newspaper known as Confidencial, understands the role of …

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VP Mike Pence gives a good “finger-wagging” to Central American leaders

Posted by Editor
29/06/2018

Yet another iteration in the Trump Administration’s tone-deaf approach to high volume Central American migration to the United States. This week, Mike Pence met with the leaders of the Northern Triangle countries to basically perform a glorified finger-wag. “After meeting Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, his Honduran counterpart Juan Orlando Hernandez and El Salvador’s President Salvador …

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