All Articles on Guatemala

When an [intelligence service] uses dirty tricks, provides billions of dollars in weapons to renegade militias and Islamic radicals, overthrows governments and assassinates leaders, leaving in its wake mayhem and disasters it did not foresee, it has failed. (Photo: Mr. Fish) Views
Our Invisible Government
The most powerful and important organs in the invisible government are the nation’s bloated and unaccountable intelligence agencies.
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People carry the coffin of indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Caceres, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, March 3, 2016. (Photo: CNS/EPA/Stringer) Views
Violence Against Indigenous Hondurans Shows Us What Fuels Migration
The United States government bears direct responsibility for the violence—militarizing the region and ensuring U.S. corporations can extract profit and resources.
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Today, a number of push factors are driving Central Americans from their homes, especially (once again) in Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador.(Photo: David McNew/Getty Images) Views
How the U.S. Created the Central American Immigration Crisis
What happens in El Norte, doesn’t stay in El Norte
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Guatemalan migrants deported from the United States remain outside the Air Force Base after their arrival in Guatemala City on July 31, 2019. Views
All or Nothing: A Green New Deal for Central America
The Trump administration is already campaigning for the upcoming elections and its main target is an easy fragile one – migration and how to put the brakes on it. Turning Guatemala into a temporary prison has been its latest achievement.
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 A Honduran immigrant entertains a fellow immigrant's child in front a map of Mexico showing train routes leading north at a shelter for undocumented Central American immigrants on September 14, 2014 in Tenosique, Mexico. The shelter, called La 72, is run by Fransiscan friars and is the first stop for thousands of Central American immigrants crossing north through Mexico to reach the United States. Many risk riding atop "La Bestia" or The Beast, a freight train which passes through Tenosique in Mexico's sou Views
The US Needs a Marshall Plan for Central America
How much longer will we watch the suffering and inhumanity before we agree that we need to do something big?
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The Trump and the Pope
If God is addressing the worldwide problem of immigration, who is his spokesperson?
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This Castle in the Desert Provides Respite to Asylum-Seekers
After leaving detention, as many as 300 asylum-seekers find temporary housing in a former monastery before they move onto the next leg of their journey
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'Disorder by Design': Aid Group Details How Trump Has Manufactured Crisis at the US-Mexico Border
"Cutting aid, closing borders, and returning thousands to unsafe and unstable countries is bad policy and bad strategy."
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Trump Accused of 'Manufacturing' Crisis By Slashing Aid to Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador
"This will create more refugees. This is the exact opposite of what we should be doing."
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'Beyond Repulsive': Outrage After Trump DHS Secretary Blames 'Parents' and 'Open Borders' Advocates for Deaths of Children in US Custody
"Children in the custody of the Trump administration are dying, and the best the Secretary of Homeland Security can do is blame 'those who seek open borders' and 'parents.'"
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