FEATURED CONTENT

Stalking ghost fishnets to save endangered vaquita: Mexico’s desperate fishing villages seek way forward

The involvement of drug cartel operatives in the illegal trade of critically endangered totoaba and vaquita porpoise bycatch has eclipsed efforts to enforce a five-year-long ban on gillnets, provoking foreign sanctions on the village’s all important seafood exports.

Letter To President-Elect Biden on Central America Policy

A broad coalition of U.S. groups that work on Central America called for “a fundamentally different approach to U.S. foreign policy” in the region.

A product of built-up outrage, Guatemalan popular demonstrations are being met with repression

The country was still reeling from the impact of hurricanes Eta and Iota when a new crisis hit Guatemala last week, this one the product of a history of accumulating pressure in the country. The political crisis revealed public outrage of broad sectors at government corruption and impunity, particularly aimed at the Guatemalan Congress.

ARTICLES

Stalking ghost fishnets to save endangered vaquita: Mexico’s desperate fishing villages seek way forward

Letter To President-Elect Biden on Central America Policy

Adios Trump: A chance to reset US-Mexico relations

Global race to save vaquita porpoise from extinction leads to arrests, and a death

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MULTIMEDIA

Dia de Refugiados. De la serie Voces de la diferencia, de la Corte Suprema

Central American Caravan for the Disappeared Seeks to Reunite Families

Mexico’s Dilemma: Tariffs or Impose Trump’s Draconian Immigration

IN THE MEDIA

Pan-American Unity vs. CV-19

A Global Exchange webcast with Laura Carlsen and other guests from Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Brazil, Canada, and the U.S. https://www.facebook.com/GlobalExchange/videos/214433659813249/

KPFK Friday Roundtable April 17, 2020

Laura Carlsen joins Dr. Gerald Horne, L.A. educator and activist Jackie Goldberg and host Margaret Prescod to discuss COVID-19, Trump’s plan to re-open the country, testing, the cut-off of funds to WHO and where we go from here.  https://soundcloud.com/sojournertruthradio/sets/april-17-2020

KPFK Friday Roundtable Jan. 31, 2020

Laura Carlsen joins Dr. Gerald Horne, L.A. educator and activist Jackie Goldberg and host Margaret Prescod to discuss the impeachment trial in the Senate, Trumps Palestine “peace” plan, and the latest caravan of immigrants in southern Mexico. https://soundcloud.com/sojournertruthradio/sets/january-31-2020