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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Human Rights Violations Continue in Honduras, months after Sham Elections

Posted by Editor
13/06/2018
Posted in Honduras

In order to secure their future, borne of dishonest means, the Hernandez administration has resorted to force. The repercussions of a failed exercise in Honduran democracy continue to manifest. “Not only did Honduran security forces use excessive force to repress peaceful protesters in the immediate aftermath of last year’s contested election; the state then held …

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Bianca Jagger’s Dispatch from the Frontlines in Nicaragua

Posted by Mike Phillips
12/06/2018
Posted in Nicaragua

Another harrowing report from Managua on the confrontation between increasingly multitudinous protesters and the Ortega government – this time from Bianca Jagger and Christopher Dickey in the Daily Beast. Human rights groups have recorded more than 140 deaths, more than 1000 injured, and counting. Families search for relatives, especially young people, taken violently on the …

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