🖊️ From a U.S. perspective, Vox
reports how the U.S. migration agreements with Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala “could dismantle the asylum system as we know it” and could have deadly consequences for the asylum seekers. Comprehensive piece.
🗨️ Costa Rican law student encourages Costa Ricans to embrace the award given by the UN on the country’s environmental efforts and not give in to mining projects. He also retraces the history of the country’s commitment to sustainability. On Delfino
🐢 We are at peak nesting season for turtles and one of the community volunteer efforts to save them in Panama is led by Valencia, a pastor of a local evangelical church. Report on APNews
🔉 The Marshall Project
, in partnership with The Guardian, produced an interactive, cinematic and data-driven video and text interface on how the United States created the largest immigrant detention system in the world.
🖊️ Open Democracy
publishes a well-written report that links both Belize’s past with the U.K. and today’s territorial referendum. “To stop communism in one of the UK’s last colonies, one man was handed over to a death squad and another was tortured. Only now is the truth emerging.”
shares the story of Jose, a queer Salvadoran immigrant who could be denied a green card by the Trump Administration due to his leukemia.
🖊️📷 A team from Plaza Pública
goes deep where the state of siege has been declared in Guatemala and reports from the village that has been cornered and their complicated relationship with the army.