U.S. tracked dossiers on journalists, activists and lawyers who interacted with migrants who arrived at U.S.-Mexico border from Central America last year.
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.
The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has released dozens of people arrested in a last year’s crackdown on street protests.
U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is expressing alarm at growing repression in Nicaragua criminalization of dissent which is worsening unrest.
Hefty prison terms slammed by Judge for farm leaders protesting Ortega’s government in Nicaragua’s on charges defenders consider political and trumped-up.
El Salvador’s new president-elect Nayib Bukele, won in resounding fashion, means that he will take office with few friends in congress.
Salvadorans will vote in the first round of a presidential election, with a former mayor set to win the top job and end decades of a two-party system.
There are four candidates who aspire to lead the country, what is undeniable is that the race is between two candidates Bukele and Calleja.
As crisis in Nicaragua reaches nearly a year, World Movement remains heartened by actions taken by international community to defend Nicaraguan citizens.
Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed grave concern about prominent Nicaraguan journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro, who has fled the country.
Nicaragua’s oldest and most-widely read newspaper published its Friday edition with a blank front page in protest against Ortega government.