The former dictator, ousted by US forces in 1989, spent the last decades of his life in prison in the US
Central America articles on Democracy Chronicles
Bordered by Mexico to the north and Colombia to the southeast, Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Many countries in the region suffer from high crime rates.
Claudia Escobar has won the National Endowment for Democracy’s 2017 Democracy Award
Violence mars Caribbean life, study finds violent crime and a tolerance for domestic violence
Latin America’s recent rightward spiral should not be seen as the end of the populist era in the region
It is up to us to insist upon democracy. It is essential that we continue to demonstrate and march, to bombard Trump and our other elected officials with tweets, posts, phone calls, and emails.
I can not imagine the pain of being a teacher today, especially in a multilingual school. Talking to young angels who do not understand the madness of the past few weeks seems to me impossible
Fourth term is predetermined for President Daniel Ortega thanks to Nicaragua’s farce election
These refugees are fleeing for their lives; they are not economic refugees, as the immigration courts so often want to make everyone believe, or as many judges delude themselves into thinking.
There’s that old adage that we do not know what we have until it’s gone. So look around you at your freedoms and cherish them please. Take care of them, and help others who aren’t so lucky
I went to see the play Deferred Action this past weekend, a wonderful production about the trials and tribulations of the DACA movement, and the real lives it touches. I hope the play catches on and begins to make its rounds in other cities