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March 11, 2021


La aprehensión del exalto mando militar se dio después de que prestara su declaración informativa en calidad de sindicado por el caso golpe de Estado, determinación que fue tomada por la Fiscalía

Central America Regional

Biden plans to ensure that as little aid as possible goes to the notoriously corrupt central governments of the three countries until he is satisfied criteria are met, Jacobson said

The Biden administration is restarting the Central American Minors program, which enabled nearly 5,000 vulnerable youths in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala to apply from the region and join parents who were in the United States with legal status

Without good governance, no amount of foreign aid will fundamentally change this dynamic. The Biden Administration and the U.S. Congress should reassess our relations with these governments that are the antithesis of credible partners


Además de quorums inalcanzables dispuestos como amarres para frenar reformas estructurales, algunos expertos consideran que la Constitución cedió al Estado un rol eminentemente subsidiario y favoreció la prevalencia de iniciativas privadas


De acuerdo con la institución, la desescolarización de niños, niñas y adolescentes está directamente relacionada con el reclutamiento forzado de grupos armados ilegales

En una carta, la lideresa y otros 22 defensores de Derechos Humanos lamentaron los señalamientos de “máquinas de guerra” a menores víctimas de reclutamiento forzoso

“It’s not like they were studying for their school exams,” said Molano, who once headed Colombia’s child welfare agency

Es una discusión sensible porque —de nuevo a la luz del Derecho Internacional Humanitario— un civil armado, incluso si no ha cumplido los 18 años, es un blanco legítimo

Danna Lizeth, de 16 años de edad, era una de las víctimas fatales del bombardeo militar, en el sitio conocido como Buenos Aires, en Calamar, Guaviare

Vélez advierte que los pronunciamientos de mandatarios “estigmatizan a la Guardia Indígena” y que el Ejército no cumplió con el DIH

Durante el conversatorio “Putumayo defiende la vida y construye rutas de paz”, líderes regionales y expertos en Derechos Humanos hablaron sobre la persistencia de la violencia en este departamento y las salidas que proponen

They also discussed the implementation of the 2016 Peace Accord between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia guerrilla group, as well as the importance of upholding human rights

Colombia, Venezuela

Algunos sectores rechazaron sus pronunciamientos sobre delincuencia y su vínculo con una minoría de migrantes


“What they’re looking for are political operators and impunity, and not magistrates”


The money, which was paid in 2012 when Hernandez was head of Honduras’ Congress, was delivered in cash to the president’s now-deceased sister, Hilda, a leader of the Los Cachiros drug clan testified


The 316-to-129 vote in Mexico’s lower house, the Chamber of Deputies, came more than two years after the Mexican Supreme Court ruled that the country’s ban on recreational marijuana was unconstitutional and more than three years after the country legalized medicinal cannabis

In Mexico, opium functions as a “political opiate”: one that allows marginalized regions to economically survive, while the State limits its social, educational, and development functions to a minimum

Son 160 mil los policías que según la ley no podrían seguir en activo. Este martes concluyó la prórroga de 18 meses aprobada para que los estados terminaran de evaluarlos y solo Querétaro concluyó al 100%

Cartels in Mexico can bypass the country’s legal systems and get all the firearms they want from the vast U.S. gun market, smuggled by thousands of gun runners

VICE World News obtained footage of the kidnapping of two Cuban migrants. “I thought I was going to die,” one man told us

Mexico, U.S.-Mexico Border

The “information on the bracelets represents a multitude of data that is used by smuggling organizations, such as payment status or affiliation with smuggling groups”


Opposition leaders have encouraged the demonstrations against Mr. Abdo, a conservative leader who has two years left in his term

U.S.-Mexico Border

Within the Congressional monies, there are two pots: 2018 and 2019 funding for “pedestrian fencing” in the Rio Grande Valley, and 2020 and 2021 funding for “barrier system,” much of which is headed for the Laredo area

I want to emphasize that the funds we’re asking for from Congress don’t go to government leaders; they go to communities, to training, to climate mitigation, to violence prevention, to anti-gang programs

Border Patrol recorded 41 percent more successful illegal entries in fiscal year 2019 than in 2016 and was on pace for 47 percent more through four months of 2020

Teenage boys make up the largest group. HHS statistics show that 70 percent of unaccompanied minors are male, and that about 75 percent are ages 15 to 17

The Biden administration has broken from the Trump administration in letting children into the United States to make good on the president’s promise to be more humane at the border

More than 8,500 migrant teens and children who crossed the border without their parents are being housed in Department of Health and Human Services shelters as they wait to be placed with relatives or vetted sponsors. Nearly 3,500 more are stuck at Border Patrol stations

We should also be thinking about surge capacity to address future changes in migration, a sort of Federal Emergency Management Agency for immigration, providing humanitarian needs and operational integration before it becomes a crisis

Nearly 60% of the more than 19,000 migrant parents and children apprehended in February were processed under U.S. immigration law, with many allowed to seek asylum or other forms of protection while in American communities

On average, over the last 21 days, Customs and Border Protection encountered 435 unaccompanied children daily, up from a previous average of around 340 children

The focus by Abbott and other Republicans on migrant families has drawn criticism about invoking a long history in the U.S. of wrongly suggesting migrants spread diseases


Intervención oral presentada durante el diálogo interactivo sobre el informe oral actualizado de la Alta Comisionada sobre la situación de los derechos humanos en la República Bolivariana de Venezuela

More than 11,000 aircraft are owned by trusts in the US, and from our research it appears only a very small number of these are alleged to have been used to facilitate the drug trade