The Constitutional Court of Guatemala (CC) has declared Article 6 of the Law Against Femicide and Other Forms of Violence against Women, as partially unconstitutional. ….
Category: Central America
Nasario Jacinto Carrillo faces the fight of his life. On May 16th, the US Border Patrol snatched Filomena Jacinto Velasquez-his 5-year-old daughter from his arms- ….
Lourdes de Leon and her son, Leo Jean Carlo De Leon Lopez, 6, in happier times. They were both detained by US authorities and separated. Lourdes signed a deportation order to Guatemala after being told it would speed up reunification. Leo remains detained in New York. Lourdes is desperate to reunite with him. She was … Continue reading Babies in detention centers and parents deported without them. How will reunification take place?
Photo credit: Associated Press. A migrant father and child, who traveled with the annual caravan of Central American migrants, rest waiting for access to request asylum ….
KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), attorney, Shanti Martin with Angela. Photo, Kids in Need of Defense. KIND’s network of attorneys represents unaccompanied children in ….
Migrantes realizan Viacrucis por México. Credito foto. Luis Gonzalez On March 25, 2018, at 6:00 a.m. thousands of central Americans, including children, babies, adults, families and ….
“Private” crimes of domestic violence, gender violence and femicide in Central America are upheld by government and legal structures that protect aggressors through impunity and intimidate women into silence or flight. For the women who attempt to leave and to report the crimes, the price is often death.
Noticias la Verdad. Femicidio en Mejico. Attorney General Jeff Sessions just announced that victims of domestic violence generally won’t qualify for asylum requests in the United ….
A Life of Service—Gregorio “Don Goyo” Alonso Garcia has been leading Horizontes al Futuro for 21 years. Horizontes provides shelter and education for street youth and ….
“To my first graders whose parents are gone, I tell them that we are their family. Their classmates are more than friends. They are also ….
An Interview by Soledad Quartucci “My parents never made it to school. They grew up in the school of life and taught themselves how to ….