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Central America

Trump’s Trap

April 25, 2019 // Frankfurter Allgemeine - Germany - German

<i>The more migrants from Mesoamerica* who stream toward the border, the more urgently the American Democrats need to propose their own solutions.</i> The dumbest argument against Donald Trump’s wall was always the assertion that the president was trying to combat a crisis that didn’t even exist. Families, [Read more]

Deal with Trump

April 4, 2019 // Milenio - Mexico - Spanish

[Trump's] message is not addressed to Mexico, but to the electorate left behind in the current economic system..

Useless

April 4, 2019 // La Hora - Guatemala - Spanish

The United States has taken a long time to understand that serious agreements cannot be made with corrupt governments.

The Real Wall

January 5, 2019 // Excelsior - Mexico - Spanish

A physical barrier isn’t what’s needed; incentives are, so that migration starts to fall.

The Asylum Process a la Trump

December 25, 2018 // El Financiero - Mexico - Spanish

[T]he Mexican Secretariat of the Interior has not ... developed a clear policy on how to proceed given the directives regarding asylum from the Trump administration.

Jakelin Caal

December 24, 2018 // Prensa Libre - Guatemala - Spanish

Donald Trump's administration reacted to Jakelin’s death by denying any responsibility, and such denials are typical of those in power.

Migrants: The AMLO Antidote

December 3, 2018 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

AMLO has a single six-year term in which to make himself useful. In any case, his election announces a reconfiguration of power that opens the door to a Mexican societal evolution.
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