El Salvador

The Link Between Immigration and the Military Budget

August 10, 2018

IPS’s Khuri Peterson-Smith joins Marc Steiner to talk about the connection between the new US military budget and its direct connection to the the immigration crisis and Trump’s policies in both areas

Trump’s Cancellation of Hondurans’ TPS Sends them into a ‘Very Dangerous Situation’

May 8, 2018

Over 50,000 Hondurans, plus their over 50,000 US-born children will face a very difficult choice of returning to one of Latin America’s most violent and poorest countries or becoming undocumented immigrants in the US, says Amnesty International’s Marselha Gonçalves Margerin

Democracy in Crisis: Fire and Fire and Fury

January 11, 2018

Steve Bannon and what a bad week really looks like

Trump Administration Ends Protected Status for 200,000 Salvadorans

January 9, 2018

Salvadorans who have lived in the U.S. for decades under Temporary Protected Status now have 18 months to leave the country. Prof. Leisy Abrego of UCLA says the news is devastating for Salvadorans, but they have hope that Congress will intervene before time runs out

Latin America

April 18, 2017
The Central American country is the first country in the world to establish a blanket ban on metal mining, protecting the environment following a 12-year political struggle