Welcome back to another week of Central American news.
Although Central American caravans are attracting less media attention, thousands of migrants continue to cross Mexico, while the U.S. “Remain in Mexico” policy has been launched.
Salvadorans from all over El Salvador elected Nayib Bukele from the GANA party as their next president in the elections’ first round, hoping for a less corrupt government. In Guatemala, parties are preparing their campaign but many of them may not run as they are being investigated for illicit financing.
In Nicaragua, the number of political prisoners rises to 767 according to the Committee of Political Prisoners and in Costa Rica, several women have accused former President and Nobel prize winner of sexual abuse.
Panama and China are getting closer, Belize is against U.S. interference in Venezuela and U.S. Senator Rubio is increasingly calling the shots for U.S. diplomacy in Honduras - where he wants a “more hard-line approach,” according to congressional sources.
Thank you for reading.