June 1, 2017
- Nina Lakhani, “Central America’s Refugee Crisis Fuels Anti-Hispanic Backlash in Neighborly Belize” (The Guardian (Uk), June 1, 2017).
Demographic shifts – as well as unresolved territorial claims by Guatemala and unsubstantiated rumours that Central American street gangs are targeting Belize – have helped fuel anti-Latino sentiment
- Julie Hirschfeld Davis, “Trump Considers Rolling Back Obama’s Opening With Cuba” (The New York Times, June 1, 2017).
He has not made a final decision on the steps he will take because of internal disagreements within his administration over how far to go
- Kristina Davis, “Abuses, Mistreatment Reported at U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings in San Diego” (The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 1, 2017).
Most of the alleged mistreatment occurred at the San Ysidro Port of Entry — the busiest land crossing in the Western Hemisphere
- Vanda Felbab-Brown, “Hooked: Mexico’s Violence and U.S. Demand for Drugs | Brookings Institution” (The Brookings Institution, June 1, 2017).
While El Chapo’s recapture triggered new infighting in Mexico, there have been no similar palpable ripple effects in the United States
- Raul Stolk, “How the Venezuelan Opposition Could Win” (The Atlantic, June 1, 2017).
Even as top chavistas like Luisa Ortega break ranks with the Maduro government, it’ll take a miraculous series of events to bring down the regime