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This week, two more waves of migrants left Honduras and El Salvador on foot, seeking safety in Mexico and in the United States. In El Salvador, MS-13 gang may be flexing its muscle ahead of general elections on February 3, Costa Rica is grappling with the reality of illegal mining, and Belize hesitates on how to treat the electoral rights of its Diaspora. Guatemala’s political crisis remains in limbo and Nicaragua’s government is losing some of its top officials amidst rising European pressure. Panama counts the pilgrims, and investments, arriving in the country for World Youth Day, starting next week.
Thank you for reading and have a great week everyone,
Erratum from last week: as some of you rightly pointed it out, Epsy Campbell is still Vice-President of Costa Rica, and has been replaced in her function of Minister of Foreign Affairs for mismanaging ambassador appointments.