Saturday, May 30, 2020

Cuban Immigrants To Be Allowed Passage Through Central America

Thousands of Cuban immigrants trapped in Costa Rica and Panama on their way north to the United States may be permitted to continue traveling by way of El Salvador and Mexico according to an agreement of the Central American Integration System reached this week that would create a pilot humanitarian transfer program. The program will […]

Costa Rica Marks 67th Anniversary Without a Military Force

Commemorating his nation’s commitment to peace, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis presided over celebrations marking the 67th anniversary of the Central American nation’s abolition of the military. In remarks at the National Museum, President Solis said “the abolition of our army reflects belief in the concept of peace, which today we commemorate and would […]

UN warns of imminent immigration crisis as more women flee Central America

The United Nations delivered a warning to the U.S. in a new report, suggesting that the rising number of women and refugees fleeing their homes in Central America warrant urgent attention. The escalating gang violence spurring the mass, forcible migration is the same catalyst of the so-called surge of migrants that saw over 66,000 unaccompanied […]

Obama to Meet with Central American Leaders Today to Discuss Border Crisis

          According to White House officials, President Obama will urge the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador to exhaust all options in order to curb the influx of migrant children arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border. The meeting will underscore the importance of identifying and dealing with the underlying causes of […]

What Latino Community?

By Hector Luis Alamo, Jr., Gozamos The Atlantic slave trade stripped many black people of their heritage to the point where they refer to themselves nowadays with the simple label “African American.” Latinos, on the other hand, know exactly where their ancestors came from, down to the city, neighborhood or even their family home. National flags, customs, […]

Top Central American Leaders Urge Biden to Slow Deportations from U.S.

Regional leaders in Central America are calling on President Obama to slow the rate of deportations of undocumented workers from the United States. Vice President Joe Biden, who visited Chile and Costa Rica the past two days, met with leaders and said the current economic crisis will delay an “immediate response” to the issue. “It’s difficult […]