Facing Down the Death Squads of Nicaragua
In Nicaragua’s second great uprising, an aging, corrupt leader of the first revolt has become the savage enemy of the new one.
Inside Trump’s Disastrous ‘Secret’ Drug War Plans
At closed-door meetings in Miami, Trump and his generals plotted a muscular military response to violence in Central America. Been there. Done that. It’s a disaster.
Sent Back To The Murder Capitol To Die
The United States helped create the cauldron of cartel and gang violence in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. But it turns its back on those trying to escape.
Why Honduras Needs Our Help
The White House announced a plan this week to screen minors in Honduras for refugee status in the U.S. Here's why the country needs our help so badly.
Plus Ça Change
Central America’s New Cold War
From an attack on an El Salvador group tracking down disappeared children to Daniel Ortega’s recent power grab, are Central America’s old, bloody faultlines reemerging?
Belize Destroys Its Own History
Coming Clean on the Dirty War
What the former Guatemalan strongman’s genocide trial means for Latin America. By Mac Margolis.