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Central America Violence

Losing Sleep Over Families in Immigration Detention

Michelle Brané | Posted 08.23.2014 | Impact
Michelle Brané

There have been a lot of sleepless nights at the Women's Refugee Commission lately. Despite our best intentions of leaving work at work, our minds have been fixed on the Southern border, where a humanitarian crisis affecting primarily women and children is worsening by the day.

Time for Obama to Own Up to Drug Violence

Juan Carlos Hidalgo | Posted 07.02.2013 | World
Juan Carlos Hidalgo

Washington has more than a "shared responsibility" in the mayhem that afflicts Mexico and Central America. President Obama should not only discuss drug violence in Mexico and Central America, but also listen to alternatives to the war in drugs such as that of President Pérez Molina.

Stop the Murders of Street Kids

Kevin M. Ryan | Posted 08.07.2012 | Impact
Kevin M. Ryan

Children's human rights -- to safety, to an education, to shelter -- must be championed, not trampled. The brazen disregard for human life, particularly of poor children, is a profound and entirely unacceptable indictment on human rights in Honduras.

Reverence For The Sacred Land: A Response To Endemic Violence In Central America

Tobias Roberts | Posted 04.14.2012 | Religion
Tobias Roberts

That which is sacred, cannot co-exist with nor tolerate violence.