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Caribbean & Central America - December 2019

Foreign ministers from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador met in September at the United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York, to discuss the implementation of the Comprehensive Development Plan for Central America.

Caribbean & Central America - November 2019

In recent years Central America has been ravaged by drought and changing weather patterns which have far reaching consequences in the region and beyond. We begin this November edition of Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America by looking at how years of poor rainfall have affected millions of subsistence farmers, pushing many into food insecurity and forcing a vast number of people to migrate in order to survive.

Caribbean & Central America - September 2019

Attacks on indigenous human rights defenders have drastically increased in recent years and new legislation to protect them is becoming key to overcoming the level of impunity under which this violence occurs.

Caribbean & Central America - August 2019

With scrutiny increasing on Latin America’s ability to mitigate and overcome the effects of climate change – and nowhere more so than in Central America’s ‘Dry Corridor’ – the environmental sustainability of key economic sectors has emerged as a vital challenge.

Caribbean & Central America - July 2019

In this July edition of Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America, we begin by looking at Nicaragua where, more than a year since the start of the crackdown by President Daniel Ortega on his political opponents, the economic consequences for the country are clearer than ever.

Caribbean & Central America - April 2019

In this April edition of Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America, we begin by looking at Panama where, if the polls are to be believed, one of the country’s seven presidential candidates fighting the 5 May elections is way out in front.