Civil-society groups urge Mexico to reject renewed attack on asylum

Escrito por  |  19 / September / 2021
Tent camp of migrants at El Chaparral Port of Entry, Tijuana, Mexico - March 2021

More than 70 civil-society organizations have sent a letter to the Mexican government (reprinted below) urging it to refuse to  Continue Reading »

The Mexico Dialogue on Venezuela and the End of the Lima Group

Escrito por  |  16 / September / 2021

The conversations in Mexico between the opposition Unitary Plataform of Venezuela and the Maduro government, with the intermediation of Norway, represent the failure of the US interventionist strategy and the end of the Lima Group.

Latin America: In Search of Lost Sovereignty

Escrito por  |  24 / August / 2021

Two recent events have activated the possibility of relaunching Latin American and Caribbean cooperation and coordination, so neglected during the last five years: Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) speech during the meeting of Foreign Ministers during the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) and that of the newly appointed Foreign Minister of Peru, Héctor Béjar, during his inauguration at the Torre Tagle Palace in Lima, who recently made a 180-degree turn in Peru’s foreign policy.

105 Groups Demand Biden End Trump’s Anti-Asylum Policies Ahead of Former President’s Visit to Border

Escrito por  |  12 / August / 2021
U.S. - Mexico border fence, Arizona - Sonora border

Biden’s continued use of Title 42 has driven family separations, groups say News release by Welcome With Dignity – June  Continue Reading »

Yaqui pipeline fighters need immediate relief

Escrito por  |  12 / August / 2021

In the Indigenous Yaqui territory of the Mexican state of Sonora on the northern border, water defenders who oppose pipelines  have to choose between self-exile or the likely outcome of imprisonment, kidnapping, disappearance, and murder. The defenders have called for ‘cease-fire’ in the long-running water war.

The Exaggerated Death of Mexico’s Drug War

Escrito por  |  9 / August / 2021

If this announcement, like previous ones, is merely a way of marking rhetorical distance from the U.S. government without charting a completely different and sovereign national security policy, we´ll be where we started–with uncontrolled violence in many parts of the country.

A Trarilongko Mapuche in Cuba

Escrito por  |  23 / July / 2021

My ñuke, mother, taught us to bring out the best in ourselves in our fight against hunger: creativity, imagination, solidarity and persistence. These attributes I found in the Cuban people.