The Story Changes for Latin American News Media

Posted by Editor
15/07/2018

The malpractice of government institutions in Latin America often takes form as  misuse of public funds, conflicts of interest and corruption, state-backed violence, electoral fraud and media censorship among other transgressions. Though in the global context, each of these wrongs are often products of an authoritarian or otherwise undemocratic government. In Latin America however, the …

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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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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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US goodwill policy toward Central America has changed for the worse

Posted by Editor
29/06/2018

An ambitious policy response to the Central American refugee crisis begun under US President Barack Obama has, for the most part, been abandoned by the administration of President Donald Trump. While the Obama administration performed detainment and legal procedures somewhat similarly to the Trump administration, the former simultaneously endeavored to address the refugee crisis at …

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