Central American Refugees Fleeing Increasingly Inhospitable Climate

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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 …

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

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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 …

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El Salvador’s President-elect Meets With US Lawmakers

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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 …

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US Democrats’ Push to Expose Elliott Abrams’ Questionable History Unearths Mass Grave in El Salvador

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15/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador, USA

President Donald Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, has a ‘special’ history in the Central American isthmus, which has led some US legislators, like Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to question his fit for the role. This week, archaeologists are in El Salvador at the site of the El Mozote massacre, where thirty eight years ago …

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Fingers Crossed for Bukele

Posted by Editor
05/02/2019
Posted in El Salvador

For many observers, a tumultuous year in Central America hardly shows any signs of improving. Corruption, poverty, crime and other deeply entrenched, systemic societal ills are driving thousands to emigrate for Mexico and the United States. Citizens in the region and International observers alike are quick to point to responsive, transparent governance as the quick …

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