The intertwining of past and present highlights the necessity of addressing impunity at its core in post-conflict societies, and the perils of not doing so in the immediate transition period.
The question remains as to whether, in the future, the shared value in the coffee served at the White House will perpetuate or end poverty, not only in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras but also everywhere else where coffee is grown, including Kenya.
Perhaps it is time for Bernie's followers, the "Sanderistas," to start pressuring their candidate to come up with a more convincing narrative on international affairs.
Buena Vista Images via Getty Images With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone t...
Three guys on tour, living their dream. The Cleveland, Ohio boys of Hey Monea have taken their music passion to the next level. They're an inspiration to everyone who is 'stuck' in the daily grind.
The Paris talks related to climate change have ended and now we all face the challenge of limiting global warming and meeting the aspirational goal to cap temperature rises to 1.5 C.
They walk among us -- those agents of change. Sometimes, we just need to be reminded of who they are. Take note of five noteworthy souls striving to make the world a better place.
There has always been something in my head about public service and giving back and trying, incrementally at least, to make the world a slightly better place, while acknowledging that far too often America's actions abroad, however well-intentioned, do more harm than good.
Just because Star Wars takes place in a galaxy far, far away and we haven't yet mastered that kind of commercial space travel doesn't mean the mood of those places can't be captured here on earth.
On the eve of the upcoming elections in Guatemala, uncertainty is in the air. Ten days before the decisive round, it is still unclear if the people will choose the outsider Jimmy Morales, or the experienced former First Lady Sandra Torres to run the country.
Co-authored by Representative Eliot L. Engel (NY) With crises and turmoil all around the globe, Guatemala does not receive the attention it deserve...
As Congress considers the federal budget in the coming months, we urge our colleagues in the House and Senate to join us in supporting robust funding for Guatemala. Specifically, we believe it is crucial that funding be directed to institutions that keep the government accountable.
If there's one word which sums up why Central America is such an amazing travel destination, it'd have to be "diversity."
He felt like Marlon Brando, and I like Audrey Hepburn. But in the pristine white marble lobby of the grand 1893 Art Deco building, what we looked like, really, was out of place.
Half of Guatemala's population is under 19-years-old, making it the youngest population in Latin America, and analysts point to their anger with the current regime -- and use of social media -- as instrumental is the political upheaval there.
Congress is still debating Obama's proposed $1 billion aid package to Central America. In the past years, the majority of funding to Central America, allocated through the Central America Regional Security Initiative, has mainly focused on the drug war and fighting gangs.