A group of 10 civil society organizations in the region have come together to form the Center to Combat Corruption and Impunity in Northern Central America (CCINOC in Spanish) to provide report cards on each country’s efforts to fight corruption.
The solution to this problem cannot be a return to Trump-era policies of inhumane treatment as a policy of dissuasion. Family separation and forcing migrants to remain in makeshift shelters across the border is morally wrong and bad policy.
Biden needs to follow through on a proposed Central American regional anti-corruption commission. Otherwise, U.S. aid will not stop thousands of desperate people from fleeing countries that give them little hope to survive, much less flourish.
The Biden administration should seize this opportunity to both improve the lives of Central Americans so they have an alternative to migration, as well as make long-term improvements in the region’s democratic governance that can improve citizen security and trust in government.
Events unfolding now in Guatemala's Supreme Court are a colorful illustration of how systemic corruption is baked into the system and cripples efforts to strengthen the rule of law, ensure accountability in government, and fight corruption.
Estados Unidos haría bien en evitar compartir inteligencia sobre la lucha contra el narcotráfico con el presidente de Honduras, quien podría estar vinculado a los narcotraficantes, según fiscales de Nueva York.
The Ortega regime is betting that the holiday season and domestic priorities will keep the world from realizing the full extent of its barbarity in suppressing peaceful dissent. Intrepid human rights investigators have just released a report to ensure that doesn’t happen.
El régimen de Ortega apuesta a que la temporada vacacional y las prioridades nacionales evitarán que el mundo se dé cuenta de cuán barbárica ha sido la supresión de la disidencia pacífica. Audaces investigadores de derechos humanos acaban de publicar un informe para garantizar que eso no suceda.