How much is the life of a migrant worth?

Escrito por  |  3 / April / 2021

The scene is tragic and horrifying. Two burnt out vehicles containing 19 bodies, one of them riddled by 113 bullets, along the hellish slice of borderland in Tamaulipas, near the Nuevo León and Texas.

Bukele guarantees impunity in Latin America’s worst massacre

Escrito por  |  24 / March / 2021

After 30 years, the government of El Salvador continues to ensure impunity for those responsible for the worst massacre in modern Latin American history, in which 986 people were killed by the Salvadoran Armed Forces.

Attacks against female journalists and freedom of expression on the rise in El Salvador

Escrito por  |  21 / March / 2021

The denunciations state that most of the attacks are promoted by the government and its officials. Additionally, attacks made against female journalists include highly misogynistic and hateful content.

Bukele consolidates his power in El Salvador Despite Ongoing Criticism and Accusations

Escrito por  |  21 / March / 2021

ust over 50% of the Salvadoran electorate went to the polls on February 28 to vote in mid-term  elections, and ended up giving more power to the incumbent president, Nayib Bukele, by increasing his party’s qualified majority in the Legislative Assembly.

Brazil, a late starter, is losing the global race for vaccines

Escrito por  |  12 / March / 2021

On January 17 nurse Monica Calazans became the first person vaccinated against COVID-19 in Brazil. The procedure took place during a much-awaited ceremony in São Paulo. However, after months of denial and heel-dragging from the government of President Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s late entry into the global race for vaccines could prove to be fatal for thousands of Brazilians.

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

Escrito por  |  27 / January / 2021

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

Escrito por  |  15 / January / 2021

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.