Thrice President Bukele of El Salvador has dismissed Supreme Court rulings to respect rights during coronavirus quarantine. HRW calls on OAS intervention.
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.
Mexican journalist Sergio Aguayo Quezada exposed corruption in Coahuila State and instead got a conviction, a dangerous precedent for freedom of expression.
The social climate barometer points to a stormy 2020 that can only be confronted through social action, but there are protocols to follow to be effective.
The Organization of American States and Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation host event to discuss the indecorous character of Cuban medical missions.
A Financial Times report sees the current upheavals in South America as a potential cause for another lost decade comparable to what happened in the 1980s.
2018/19 AmericasBarometer results presented Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Wilson Center in Washington DC show slide in support for democracy in the Americas.
Lawmakers allied to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega on Saturday approved an amnesty bill for crimes related to last year’s anti-government protests.
U.N. Human Rights Office finds human rights defenders, minorities and indigenous people in Guatemala subjected to attacks by state and non-state actors.
Guatemala will hold general elections next Sunday, 16 June 2019. Just over 8 million Guatemalans will choose the successor of President Jimmy Morales.
There are very evil actions by the US taking place around the world. Why can’t the average fascist that’s involved with our government just take a break, the dust hasn’t even settled in Iraq and Afghanistan yet!