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 […]
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 […]
The House and Senate speak out against charging migrant parents up to $8/min. to speak with their kids
Immigrants held in detention centers are being charged up to $ 8 per minute to make a phone call to talk to their children, from whom they have been separated by the authorities, under the Zero Tolerance policy. A group of 145 legislators led by Congressmen Jared Polis […]
“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 […]
“I plan on breaking the mold for how traditional politics have operated in Mexico.” President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador outlines his 50 Points to combat corruption.
President-elect, Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced the 50 guidelines that will govern the public service administration and eliminate corruption when Obrador assumes his role as President of Mexico: “I plan on breaking the mold for how traditional politics have operated in Mexico.” 50 Puntos: The law […]
“In The Last Years, Teaching Has Become One Of The Most Dangerous Jobs In Honduras.” Teachers flood offices requesting transfers.
Anxiety and depression among teachers in Honduras are on the rise, reports El Heraldo. Psychologists and doctors in Honduras have reported a rise in complaints of anxiety, depression, and insomnia from teachers who fear going to work because they teach in areas considered high risk for gang activity. […]
Central American leaders Meet to Plan Reunification of Separated Families and Campaign to Warn Migrants of the Dangers of Violating US Immigration Laws
This meeting followed a series of commitments assumed by the Presidents of the Republics of Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras resulting from the official visit of the Vice President of the U.S., Mike Pence to Guatemala on June 28th to discuss regional interest in migration and security. […]
“To Live Happily in Honduras is a Child’s Right.” Honduras campaigns to stop Child Migration to the US.
“Thousands of Hondurans emigrate every year in search of work and opportunities abroad and go through the worst difficulties. That’s why we are working to help them and to guarantee that they receive the best attention from our consulates. I propose that we build a single Honduras for […]