Newsletter 79

Newsletter 79

In this newsletter we examine how COVID-19 is affecting development and the environment in Central America. We also have updates on the murder of Jehry Rivera, and news of the Rio Coco UNESCO Global Geopark in Nicaragua.

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Newsletter 78

Newsletter 78

In this newsletter we report on the murder of indigenous land defender Jehry Rivera Rivera in Costa Rica. We also look at the growing risks to water in El Salvador, the repression of rights defenders in Honduras, new partnerships in the region, and report back on the 2019 Latin America Conference.

Newsletter 77

Newsletter 77

In this newsletter we celebrate international solidarity against mining, and improving research in to CKDnT. We also examine the risks to the plastic ban in Guatemala posed by the incoming president. And look at the increasing risks to indigenous rights in Panama.

Newsletter 76

Newsletter 76

In this newsletter we look at the human costs of U.S. border policy through the work of No Kids in Cages. We provide a roundup of the deteriorating situation in Honduras. And report on the mixed fortunes of Nicaragua’s environmental policies.

Newsletter 75

Newsletter 75

In this newsletter we examine the ways in which Central American countries are trying to reduce plastic waste. We also explore the factors that are forcing people to flee the region in human caravans towards the US. We have updates from Nicaragua, and well as from around the region, and we report back on the ENCA delegation to El Salvador as part of the election observing mission run by the CIS.

Newsletter 74

Newsletter 74

In this edition of ENCA we examine the causes behind the caravans of Central Americans making their way towards the United States. We report on the trial of the eight men accused of the murder of  Berta Cáceres, and look at the impacts of the Nicaraguan crisis on the environment and tourism.

Newsletter 73

Newsletter 73

In this edition of ENCA we explore water issues facing Guatemala. Report on the IACHR’s recognition of a healthy environment being a fundamental right. We hear from the School of the Earth in Costa Rica. We also have reports on the two natural disasters to hit Central America since our last newsletter.

Newsletter 72

Newsletter 72

In this edition of the ENCA newsletter we examine alternatives to hazardous pesticides in Costa Rica. How fake social media accounts have been used to execute a digital smear campaign in Honduras. We also look at new controls to be imposed on the Mexico-Guatemala border and Belize’s move to stop offshore oil exploration.