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06/14/2019
The Intercept: Mexico Made Refugee Concessions Months Before Trump Tariff Threats, DHS Documents Say by John Washington and Danielle Mackey

06/07/2019
Sin Embargo: ¿México cedió ante la presión de Trump? Más soldados y captura de migrantes lo confirma: ONGs by Sugeyry Gándara

05/31/2019
La Jornada: Protección migratoria no puede subordinarse a relación México-EU: ONG by Emir Olivares Alonso

05/31/2019
Reforma: Rechazan presión económica de EU by César Martínez

04/02/2019
The Chronicle of Philanthropy: “Trump’s Threat to Cut Aid to Central America Puts Heavy Burden on Nonprofits, Leaders Say” by Lisa Schohl and Julian Wyllie

04/01/2019
NBC News: “Slashing Central American aid could drive more migrants to the U.S.” by Suzanne Gamboa and Carmen Sesin

2/22/2019
Yahoo! News: U.S. official sends a warning to migrants: Stay home by Caitlin Dickson

12/04/2018
Telesur English: From Washington, interview with Daniella Burgi-Palomino, senior associate at LAWG, with Jorge Gestoso
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11/23/2018
Miami Herald: “They’re killing us in Honduras with U.S.-made guns, some in caravan say” by Sarah Blaskey

10/24/2018
NBC News: “Mexico faces ‘conundrum’ in migrant caravan as U.S. pressure mounts, experts say” by Daniella Silva

9/17/2018
InSight Crime: “In Berta Cáceres Murder Trial in Honduras, Prosecutors Will Fall Short” by Parker Asmann

9/11/2018
Women’s Media Center: “Trump policies devastating to women and LGBTQ deportees” by Susan Buttenwieser

8/16/2018
The Daily Beast: “Language Barriers Lead Border Patrol to Rip Children From Their Indigenous Parents” by Scott Bixby

7/22/2018
The Intercept: “Despite Trump’s Asylum Crackdown, Migrants Fleeing Violence in El Salvador Still Plan for the U.S.” by Emily Green and Alicia Vera

7/09/2018
Cincinnati Enquirer: “Opinion: America has culpable role in why migrants mass at border” by Martha Stephens

6/12/2018
Jezebel: “Jeff Sessions’s Racist Whims and the Danger Ahead for Victims of Domestic Violence” by Prachi Gupta

6/6/2018
TeleSUR: “Entrevista con Jorge Gestoso: Conversamos con Daniella Burgi-Palomino”

6/1/2018
Center for American Progress: “They Are (Still) Refugees: People Continue to Flee Violence in Latin American Countries” by Silva Mathema

5/31/2018
InSight Crime: “US Funding for Abusive El Salvador Police Casts Doubt on Vetting” by Parker Asmann

4/27/2018
Devex: “Colombia aid groups under strain as Venezuela crisis spills over” by Joe Parkin Daniels

4/25/2018
Newsweek: “Migrant Caravan Defies Trump as Hundreds Arrive at Border City to Claim Asylum in the U.S.” by Chantal Da Silva

4/14/2018
CGTN: “Lisa Haugaard discusses the 8th annual Summit of the Americas”

4/11/2018
AL DÍA: “ICE Cruelly Tearing Immigrant Families Apart” by Albor Ruiz

4/11/2018
TeleSUR: “Mexico Follows US Lead, Sends More Federal Security Forces to Southern Border”

4/9/2018
The Advocate: “Migrant Caravan Includes LGBT Asylum-Seekers” by Trudy Ring

4/5/2018
CNN: “Trump claims female migrants ‘are raped at levels that nobody has ever seen before” by Veronica Stracqualursi and Elizabeth Landers

4/4/2018
NBC News: “Who are the people behind the migrant caravan?”

4/4/2018
Newsweek: “Where is the caravan of people seeking asylum in the U.S. now?” by Chantal da Silva

4/4/2018
The Hill: “Trump plays to his base on Central American migrant caravan — few will ever reach the US” by Elizabeth Oglesby

4/3/2018
Snopes: “The Facts Behind ‘Caravans’ of Immigrants” by Alex Kasprak

4/2/2018
CNN: “Activists say Mexico deports too many migrants, not too few” by Tal Kopan

3/13/2018
InSight Crime: “How Will US State Department Shake-Up Impact LatAm Crime Fighting?” by Parker Asmann

3/2/2018
InSight Crime: “Berta Cáceres Murder Unveiled Network of Impunity for Honduras Elites” by Parker Asmann

2/23/2018
ThinkProgress: “Violence in post-election Honduras could affect U.S. migration patterns, activists say” by Esther Yu Hsi Lee

2/9/2018
Insight Crime: “US Congress Rejects Trump Proposals to Slash Latin America Security Aid” by Angelika Albaladejo

2/6/2018
Los Angeles Times: “U.S. alarmed over surge in coca production in Colombia” by Tracy Wilkinson

2/2/2018
El Espectador: “¿Qué esperar de la gira de Rex Tillerson por América Latina? No mucho, en realidad”

1/18/2018
Women’s Media Center: “Women, girls, and LGBTI people especially endangered by Trump move to end protections for Salvadoran immigrants” by Susan Buttenwieser

1/16/2018
CBCradio: “Trump’s alleged ‘s—hole countries’ comment frames plight of 200,000 Salvadorans facing deportation”

12/6/2017
Brinkwire: “Ending refugee program for Central American youth may drive them to smugglers”

12/4/2017
Yahoo News: “Ending refugee program for Central American youth may drive them to smugglers” by Caitlin Dickson

11/9/2017
APA: “US tightens restrictions on travel to Cuba”

11/6/2017
Devex: “Wave of killings threatens civil society work in Colombia” by Joe Parkin Daniels

11/1/2017
InSight Crime: “Berta Cáceres Murder Report Underscores Criminal Ties of Honduras Business, State” by Parker Asmann

11/1/2017
WXXI News: “Connections: Updates on U.S./Mexico relations” by Evan Dawson and Megan Mack

11/1/2017
Rochester City Newspaper: “Assessing Trump’s impact in Latin America”

9/23/2017
Univision: “The coming storm: Are these ‘temporary’ immigrants Trump’s next target?” by Jessica Weiss

9/4/2017
Toronto Star: “Salvadorans, Hondurans could form next wave of asylum seekers, U.S. advocates warn” by Allan Woods

8/19/2017
The Real News Network: “Will The New NAFTA Benefit Ordinary Citizens or Corporations?” by Sharmini Peries

8/9/2017
TeleSUR: “Entrevista con Jorge Gestoso: Conversamos con Daniella Burgi Palomino”

7/20/2017
TeleSUR: “Se cumplen dos años de la reapertura de la embajada de Cuba en EEUU”

7/17/2017
La Jornada: “Organizaciones piden investigación independiente por espionaje en México”

7/12/2017
The Intercept: “Emboldened by Trump, U.S. Border Officials are Lying to Asylum Seekers and Turning Them Away” by Cora Currier

6/28/2017
The Week: “Colombia’s FARC rebels officially disarm, enacting key piece of peace deal” by Peter Weber

6/27/2017
World Politics Review: “Development Takes a Back Seat in Trump’s Central America Policy” by Laura Weiss

6/27/2017
Los Angeles Times: “Half a century of conflict in Colombia comes to a close as FARC rebels disarm” by Chris Kraul

6/16/2017
TeleSUR: “Trump anuncia endurecimiento del bloqueo contra Cuba”

6/14/2017
Miami Herald: “Central America’s business leaders pledge to do more but humanitarians worry about impact” by Jacqueline Charles and Ayanna Runcie

6/13/2017
The Guardian: “Central America braces for return of US military-led foreign policy” by Nina Lakhani

6/5/2017
People’s World: “Trump likely to close Cuba doors that Obama opened” by W. T. Whitney Jr.

6/5/2017
Curacao Chronicles: “Cuba Reaffirms Socialism As Trump Isolates The US”

6/2/2017
The Nation: “Trump Threatens to Rescind Obama’s Cuba Engagement—and Activists Fight Back” by Peter Kornbluh

5/18/2017
Los Angeles Times: “Colombian President Santos, at White House, seeks aid renewal” by Tracy Wilkinson and Chris Kraul

5/1/2017
Mother Jones: “200 Refugees Are Crossing Mexico to Escape Violence—and to Confront Trump” by Bryan Schatz

3/10/2017
La Jornada: “Preocupan cambios a la minuta sobre tortura” por José Antonio Román

2/22/2017
America’s Voice: “As Speaker Ryan Visits the US/Mexico Border, Over 50 Organizations Urge Him to Stand with America Against Trump’s Immigration Policies” by AV Press Releases

2/6/2017
The Daily Beast: “Donald Trump’s Cuts Could Increase Illegal Immigration” by Betsy Woodruff and Kelly Weill

1/17/2017
Telemundo: “Denuncian irregularidades en peticiones de asilo” por Telemundo Local

9/30/2016
Latinoamérica En Vivo: “Dos Años Después de Ayotzinapa” por Edimar Farias Ramirez

9/26/2016
The Daily Beast: “Ayotzinapa-Mexico Can’t Stop Lying About a Massacre” by Andrea Noel

8/25/2016
La Opinión: “Aplauden histórico acuerdo de paz en Colombia, pero advierten de que falta más para paz duradera” por María Peña

6/23/2016
LA Times: “Colombia and FARC rebels sign cease-fire deal in a bid to end half a century of war” by Chris Kraul

6/15/2016
Associated Press via El Nuevo Heraldo: “EEUU: Piden que México y otros acojan a centroamericanos” por Claudia Torrens

6/14/2016
People’s World: “New push underway to get Congress to end the Cuba blockade” by Emile Schepers

6/1/2016
Washington Blade: “Cuba increasingly popular travel destination for LGBT Americans” by Michael K. Lavers

6/1/2016
Plaza Publica: “Se trata de una crisis de refugiados y no una crisis de migración económica” por Carlos Arrazola

4/7/2016
Women in Foreign Policy: “ANGELIKA ALBALADEJO | PROGRAM ASSISTANT & FINANCIAL ASSOCIATE | THE LATIN AMERICA WORKING GROUP”

4/6/2016
El Heraldo: “EEUU: John Kerry envía carta por caso de Berta Cáceres”

4/6/2016
Criterio.hn: “John Kerry mete presión a JOH en caso de Berta Cáceres”

4/1/2016
The Miami Herald: “Question of human rights in Cuba taken up at Amnesty International meeting” by Mimi Whitefield

3/23/2016
The Huffington Post: “President Obama, Cuba and the Albert Einstein Parenting Factor” by Luis Moro

3/23/2016
InSight Crime: “Military Police Occupy Honduras Neighborhood After Gang Threat” by Mike LaSusa

3/11/2016
The New Yorker: “The Death of Berta Cáceres” by Jonathan Blitzer

3/10/2016
Reuters: “UN experts, advocates urge Honduras to protect witness in activist murder” by Anastasia Moloney

3/10/2016
CNN: “Witness to Honduran activist’s slaying barred from leaving country” by Elvin Sandoval and Catherine E. Shoichet

3/10/2016
The Hill: “Who killed Berta Cáceres and what should the US do?” by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh and Joe Eldridge

3/4/2016
The Huffington Post: “How El Salvador Became The World’s Most Violent Peacetime Country” by Roque Planas

3/2/16
InSight Crime: Crime, Violence Driving Migration from Central America: Reports by Mike LaSusa

2/18/2016
Anadolu Agency: Obama to make ‘historic’ Cuba visit by Esra Kaymak Avci

2/8/2016
Contagio Radio: Organizaciones piden incluir la presencia de la ONU en acuerdos de paz

2/5/2016
CCTV: “Latin America pundit Lisa Haugaard on significance of Colombia’s presidential visit to the US” interview with Asieh Namdar

2/5/2016
Christian Science Monitor: “America helped pull Colombia back from the brink. Now what?” by Howard LaFranchi

2/4/2016
El Diario: “El Plan Colombia 2.0 abre oportunidades y grandes retos para la era posconflicto” por María Peña

2/3/2016
Los Angeles Times: “Colombia’s president seeks U.S. support for historic peace deal” by Tracey Wilkinson

1/26/2016
Anadolu Agency: US eases travel, financial regulations by Michael Hernandez

1/26/2016
AlterNet: “White House Promised to Deport ‘Felons, Not Families,’ So Why Are Unaccompanied Children Getting the Boot?” by Mike LaSusa

12/29/2015
Cuba Journal: “New Program Fosters Academic Partnerships with Cuba”

12/22/2015
Foreign Policy in Focus: “Colombia Peace Talks Need Afro-Colombian, Indigenous Voices” by Mike LaSusa

11/11/2015
Siete 24: “Llaman a atender situación de migrantes” por Jorge Francomárquez

11/10/2015
Cimac Noticias: “México debe detener política criminalizadora contra migrantes”  por Angélica Jocelyn Soto Espinosa

11/10/2015
Senado de la República de México: “Misión Internacional de Verificación presenta informe final sobre derechos humanos de migrantes hondureños”

September/October 2015
Mother Jones: “Cuba Confidential: Inside the Crazy Back Channel Negotiations that Revolutionized Our Relationship with Cuba” by Peter Kornbluh and William M. LeoGrande

7/14/2015
Vice News: “Colombian Guerrillas and Government Vow to De-Escalate — But No Ceasefire Yet” by Joe Parkin Daniels

6/24/2015
Los Angeles Times: “Colombian army’s top leadership not facing justice in killings, report says” by Chris Kraul