CENTRAL AMERICA

The People Won, But Can They Take Power?

Escrito por  |  11 / July / 2018

In Mexico the people won. The decision of the vast majority was expressed and respected. If this election signified the empowerment of the people in the electoral process, what comes next?

Machismo and Sex Crimes: The Other Face of Violence in El Salvador

Escrito por  |  11 / July / 2018

On April 23, Miriam González, a 21-year-old Salvadoran, decided to break the cycle of violence in which she was suffering. However, when she tried to bring charges to a justice of the peace in El Salvador, she received no support and two hours later, when she returned home, her partner slit her throat.

Mexicans Want Change, But Will the System Let Them?

Escrito por  |  26 / June / 2018

Mexico will soon have a new president. As millions of Mexicans prepare for what they hope will be a new era, a large part of the ruling class—on both sides of the border—is nervously trying to figure out a way to avoid or co-opt the results of the popular vote.

Radiography of the VIII Summit of the Americas in the Trump Era

Escrito por  |  19 / April / 2018

The era of Trump marks a change that replaces the construction of hemispheric agendas with mere demands that other nations back up the U.S. government in its war policies, and an attitude of intolerance and aggression toward political situations that prevail in other countries of the region that contributes nothing to resolving them.

Trump is Using the Mara Salvatrucha Gang to Justify Anti-Immigrant Policies

Escrito por  |  15 / March / 2018

In an effort to stain the reputation of thousands of Latinos living in the United States and justify his anti-immigrant policies, Trump is exploiting the fear that the MS generates.

U.S Support for Honduras’ Fraudulent Election is a Betrayal of Democracy

Escrito por  |  24 / January / 2018

The Trump administration just helped steal a national presidential election right under our noses. That does not bode well for  Continue Reading »

200,000 Salvadoran Families at Risk After Trump Cancels Temporary Protected Status

Escrito por  |  10 / January / 2018

Salvadorans protected by TPS in the United States were hit with a low, hard blow. The administration of Donald Trump canceled the program, a move that impacts more than 200,000 Salvadorans who have lived in the country for more than 15 years.