El Salvador

There Are Still Migrant Children Separated From Their Families

There Are Still Migrant Children Separated From Their Families There Are Still Migrant Children Separated From Their Families

The coercion and cruelty at the border is not over.

Jan 30, 2019 / Michelle Chen

Honduran Refugees in Guatemala

If Trump Wants to Curb Migration, He Shouldn’t Cut Foreign Aid If Trump Wants to Curb Migration, He Shouldn’t Cut Foreign Aid

Dita has been deported three times back to El Salvador. Now a USAID-funded organization gives her hope that she can thrive in her own country.

Dec 12, 2018 / Eileen Grench

Migrant Caravan

Why the Refugee Caravan Is So Big—and What We Need to Do About It Why the Refugee Caravan Is So Big—and What We Need to Do About It

“Central America just couldn’t take it anymore.”

Nov 2, 2018 / Laura Carlsen

Nicaragua Women's March

Why Is Nicaragua’s Homicide Rate So Far Below That of Its Central American Neighbors? Why Is Nicaragua’s Homicide Rate So Far Below That of Its Central American Neighbors?

It’s the revolution, stupid—which fostered innovative policing, along with the dedicated work of community organizers and women activists.

Feb 2, 2018 / Roberto Lovato

Trump ends TPS

Trump to 200,000 Salvadoran Immigrants: Drop Dead Trump to 200,000 Salvadoran Immigrants: Drop Dead

The end of Temporary Protected Status will be catastrophic for people who have made their homes here for nearly two decades.

Jan 8, 2018 / Sasha Abramsky

Central American migrants

How US Foreign Policy Helped Create the Immigration Crisis How US Foreign Policy Helped Create the Immigration Crisis

Neoliberal strictures, support for oligarchs, and the War on Drugs have impoverished millions and destabilized Latin America.

Oct 18, 2017 / Jeff Faux

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Letters From the June 19-26, 2017, Issue Letters From the June 19-26, 2017, Issue

McCarthyism: past or present?… Implausible deniability… Lessons from Carrier… An admiring bog… Electing the future (web-only)…

Jun 1, 2017 / Letters / Our Readers

Mining protests in El Salvador

El Salvador Votes for Water Over Gold El Salvador Votes for Water Over Gold

Against overwhelming odds, an international grassroots campaign has won the world’s first comprehensive ban on metals mining.

Apr 4, 2017 / Robin Broad and John Cavanagh

Guatemala Water March

The Alliance for Prosperity Will Intensify the Central American Refugee Crisis The Alliance for Prosperity Will Intensify the Central American Refugee Crisis

Conceived without the participation of civil-society groups, the chief goal is to advance elite US and Northern Triangle business interests.

Dec 21, 2016 / Dawn Paley

Remembering El Mozote, the Worst Massacre in Modern Latin American History

Remembering El Mozote, the Worst Massacre in Modern Latin American History Remembering El Mozote, the Worst Massacre in Modern Latin American History

For decades, justice was denied and survivors were afraid to talk. But recently an international court found the government guilty, and a local judge has reopened a case against th...

Dec 13, 2016 / Sarah Esther Maslin

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