- Sebastian Forero Rueda, “El Movimiento Indigena Esta Amenazado de Muerte en el Norte del Cauca” (El Espectador (Colombia), February 7, 2022).
In Cauca, the department of Colombia with the largest Indigenous population, the leaders of nearly every indigenous community are threatened, and many are being killed.
- David C Adams, “Did a Florida Security Firm Provide “Material Support” to the Assassination of Haiti’s President?” (Univision, February 7, 2022).
Still trying to ascertain who knew what, and when, in a U.S.-based security company linked to the July assassination of Haiti’s president.
- “El Periodista Marco Ernesto Islas Es Asesinado en Tijuana; Es el Quinto en el Ano” (SinEmbargo (Mexico), February 7, 2022).
Marco Ernesto Islas is the fifth journalist killed in Mexico this year. Three of the killings happened in Tijuana.
- Aranzazu Ayala, Lucia Flores, Marcos Nucamendi, Efrain Tzuc, “Provienen de Todo el Pais y Trabajan por un Objetivo: Encontrar a Sus Desaparecidos” (SinEmbargo (Mexico), February 7, 2022).
Vivid portrayal of the volunteer groups of victims who join together to search for bodies, routinely uncovering mass graves that the authorities don’t bother to seek themselves.
- Kate Morrissey, “Cbp Staffs Up Border Line as Asylum Seekers Try to Reach U.S. Soil by Driving Across” (The San Diego Union-Tribune, February 7, 2022).
Title 42 has closed ports of entry to all pedestrian asylum seekers for nearly two years. But what happens when they arrive in a car, and the vehicle reaches U.S. soil? “In December, an officer even shot at cars driven by asylum seekers as they rolled into San Diego.”