Trump administration walks back threats to TPS for Hondurans

Posted by Editor
13/03/2019
Posted in Honduras, USA

There are deep, persistent social and economic issues in Honduras, Nepal and plenty of other countries around the world that are driving residents to emigrate. It appears that the Trump administration this week at least partially conceded to this reality in agreeing to halt the rollback of Temporary-Protected Status (TPS) for Hondurans and Nepalis. The case …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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