Welcome back to another week of Central American News!
We are excited to have a new curator for El Salvador, Rachel Ketola
Here’s what’s been happening in the isthmus.
Honduras celebrated Garifuna Settlement Day and Belize approved a plan to triple the amount of protected marine area. Panama adopted a road map to better manage and protect forest resources.
Costa Rica’s indigenous peoples call on the government to eject usurpators off their lands. Eight environment defenders were arrested in Honduras.
Guatemalan presidential candidate Thelma Aldana has been detained for two hours in Honduras and she claims that Honduran and Guatemalan elites are trying to make her fall.
Much-loved Bishop Baez from Nicaragua, who has been vocal against Ortega’s regime, has been called back to Rome and therefore has to leave the country.
El Salvador’s jails want to sell products made by detainees to fund reintegration programs.
The U.S. Trump administration is looking to reinstall the policy of separating families at the border and the ACLU is suing the government for how it treated migrants in El Paso.
Thank you for reading and see you next week.