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Mexico’s new progressive president says he has a just immigration plan. But critics say it’s flawed.
U.S.-sponsored militarization and neoliberal policies will not lead to structural changes in Guatemala and instead preserve the status quo that forces many to migrate.
*This call for pitches is now closed.*
NACLA is now accepting pitches for the Winter 2020 issue of the NACLA Report, focused on Central America.
In the age of COVID-19, anything other than ending deportations is a high-risk, potentially disastrous move.
The massive open migration from Central America highlights the growing sense of desperation in the region.
In Nicaragua, workers face a dangerous contradiction—organize within the limits of the government’s corporatist development model, or be shut down.
Despite government opposition, community radio stations help Indigenous communities in Guatemala share their stories.
In the name of “sparking a reaction” from an indifferent public, images of migrant deaths decontextualize their reasons for fleeing and gloss over the impact of decades of prevention through deterrence policy.
U.S. security and development assistance has caused great harm in Central America. But Trump’s decision to cut it off is nothing to be celebrated.
With its loss of the presidency in El Salvador’s recent elections, the gains of the revolutionary project launched by the FMLN in 1980 are in serious jeopardy.