Tag: Central America
Voters in Colombia have picked a powerful new duo, Gustavo Petro as president and Francia Márquez as vice president, to take the nation in a new direction, tackling economic and environmental injustice.
In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
The new border politics of the Biden era are actually ancient history.
“It’s caused a lot of damages to the most vulnerable peoples, which tends to be Indigenous peoples, Afro-descendants and Black communities all across Central America.”
"This is white nationalism being played out in public policy. This is racism being played out in public policy. This is also inhumane."
"The United States has everything to do with the creation of the monsters that are driving the refugees up to our border."
The last thing these countries need is a further escalation of violence and new approaches for dealing with what is in large part a youth problem need to be put forward.
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