No one has shown interest in the huge port El Salvador built 8 years ago to attract international concessions and boost its economy. To this date, the massive project has cost El Salvador more than $ 200 million. Although the government passed special laws to allow concessions for […]
Costa Rica is on the Verge of a Migratory Crisis as 1,000s of Nicaraguans Apply for Refugee and Political Protections.
Costa Rica is on the verge of a migration crisis. The violence in Nicaragua has led thousands of its people to seek refuge, food, and shelter in the neighboring country of Costa Rica. Nicaraguans are a displaced people on the rise. A bulk of them are young university […]
4,200 Venezuelans enter Ecuador Daily. Ecuador is in a State of Emergency as the Venezuelan Exodus Stretches the Humanitarian capabilities of its Latin American Neighbors.
“We either buy food or buy school supplies.” Parents in Venezuela are facing impossible choices. School desertion is palpable in Venezuelan classrooms. Empty desks, locked classrooms, and only a few teachers have stayed in the country since most cannot afford the $1 a month salary. The economic and […]
“I will Attend to the Problem of Violence in Mexico, Personally. Evil must be Fought with Good,” Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
Mexico’s President-Elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gave a speech from Ciudad Juarez on August 7th, 2018 to launch the first of his 18 Forums for Peace. The focus of this forum was: Peace and Reconciliation in Mexico. Below, are excerpts from Lopez Obrador’s speech, images from the forum, […]
Salvadorans in Los Angeles Purchase Homes in El Salvador thanks to credit program; Women Buyers on the Rise.
Salvadorans who reside abroad, especially those living in the U.S. have expressed a great interest in acquiring their own homes in El Salvador, according to the Fondo Social Para la Vivienda (Social Funding for Housing), FSV. Last week in Los Angeles, hundreds of Salvadorans attended a fair sponsored […]
“Those Who Save Your Lives, Make a Miserable Salary,” Guatemalan Doctors plan Nationwide Strike, August 13th
This coming August 13th, doctors across Guatemala plan to strike and suspend all consultations in health centers and hospitals. No medical services will be offered that day as a nationwide protest for salary improvements that have been neglected by the government for years. Health professionals who work for […]
“Let the one who leaves, leave out of choice, not out of necessity, “President-Elect of Mexico, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador.
The new President-Elect of Mexico, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, is planning a transformative agricultural plan including the reforestation of his country. He has hired a team who will direct a sowing project of 1 million hectares of timber and fruit. On his way to the Selva Lacandona, to […]
Immigration Expert Details Steps to Fight for Political Asylum and to Recover Children for Parents who have been Deported
What happens next for the families that have been reunited? This group now faces the fight for political asylum. What are the options for the parents who were separated from their children and were deported? Telemundo interviews an immigration expert. Dr. Alma Rosa Nieto, Immigration Attorney, spoke with […]
“Her phone and computer are her only links to a life that is no longer her own. Letty uses technology to stay close to loved ones after deportation.”
Unexpectedly, Letty Stegall was deported to Mexico. Her husband Steve and her daughter Jennifer stayed in the family’s Kansas City home, now without her. The family was blindsided by her deportation and are trying to cope and stay as close as possible through technology. Every day, Letty […]
“Minors, 12-14 years old, have partners who triple their age. Epidemic teen pregnancy is on the rise in Honduras.”
Honduras is the second country in Latin America with the highest number of teen pregnancies, states the Honduran press, La Prensa. The newspaper has been documenting an epidemic in teen pregnancies on the rise. Lack of communication between parents and children is one of the reasons identified as […]