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Caribbean & Central America - June 2020

The United Nations (UN)’s World Food Programme (WFP) and Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) are among various bodies warning of a risk of a “hunger pandemic” as a result of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Caribbean & Central America - May 2020

At the end of March, the international anti-corruption NGO Transparency International (TI) warned about “serious corruption risks” in Latin America’s emergency response to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Caribbean & Central America - April 2020

The bold action by El Salvador’s President Nayib Bukele to address the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) in the country may have been welcomed given the urgency of the pandemic.

Caribbean & Central America - March 2020

The first piece in this March edition of Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America begins with Guatemala, where President Alejandro Giammattei took office for a four-year term on 14 January.

Caribbean & Central America - February 2020

Since assuming the presidency of Costa Rica in May 2018, Carlos Alvarado and the centre-left ruling Partido Acción Ciudadana (PAC) have overseen promising improvements in public security.

Caribbean & Central America - January 2020

We begin this January edition of Latin American Regional Report: Caribbean & Central America by looking at three bilateral migration accords signed last year by the US and (separately) El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras which continue to attract international condemnation.