China: The Asian Giant that could squash El Salvador’s Economy

noviembre 22, 2022

*Parsifal D’Sola, an analyst on Chinese foreign affairs and the director of the Andrés Bello Foundation, considered that the commercial approach had more of a geopolitical purpose. **Federico Hernández, an analyst on Salvadorian politics, emphasized that negotiations about a possible […]

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Armando Chaguaceda: Hondurans should be on alert for future political control of the Citizen Roundtables

noviembre 3, 2022

*Other mechanisms for citizen participation, such as the Communal Councils in Venezuela, the Popular Councils in Cuba, and the Councils for Citizen Power in Nicaragua, all countries of leftist ideology, work as transmission lines to the Libre Party of the […]

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Roundtables for Citizen Participation in Honduras exposed to the virus of political manipulation

noviembre 2, 2022

*In the case of dictatorships or autocracies, institutions for civic involvement are created by the government to manipulate citizen participation, warned the political scientist and Cuban historian, Armando Chaguaceda. **Nicaraguan expert sees patterns between certain regimens that are showing signs […]

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Will the Roundtables for Citizen Participation in Honduras follow the same repressive track record as those in Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua?  

noviembre 1, 2022

*The roundtables for citizen participation could turn into the Revolutionary Defense Councils (CDR in Spanish) in Cuba, Councils of Civic Power (CPC) in Nicaragua and “colectivos” in Venezuela, and local networks espionage and shock troops which attack political opponents. **The […]

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Experts ask for direct sanctions against Daniel Ortega and a freezing of the Nicaraguan army’s pension fund investments in the US

septiembre 6, 2022

*Experts in Latin America who participated in a forum on religious persecution in Nicaragua warn that the goal of the regime is to silence the Catholic Church, the last independent institution in the country. **They point to the importance of […]

Extradition: A Powerful, Yet Insufficient Tool to Fight Drug Trafficking in Honduras

agosto 12, 2022

*The minister of security, Ramón Sabillón thinks that Honduras should have a treaty in place to fill the gaps in the legal process of extradition of Honduran nationals requested by foreign governments.   *According to analysts, extradition is “an instrument of […]