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The Aid Paradox: U.S. Security and Development Assistance in Central America

Laura Weiss North American Congress on Latin America
A march in support of refugees. U.S. assistance has caused great harm in Central America. But Trump’s decision to cut it off is nothing to celebrate. He seeks to deprive Central Americans of all options, suffocating legal pathways to migration, while cutting much needed resources.

Walking to America with the Migrant Caravan

Thousands of migrants Central America have trekked across Mexico as part of the wave after wave of caravans fleeing persecution, violence, and poverty in their home countries. A Vice News Special Report (HBO).

A Humanitarian Exodus

Laura Weiss NACLA Report on the Americas
Mass migration is the result of decades of political, economic and military intervention by the United States and of negligence, coups d’état, insecurity, corruption, and impunity by Central America’s governments.

Distorting the MS-13 Threat

Sonja Wolf NACLA
The Trump administration’s depiction of Central American gang members conveniently overlooks the United States’ role in perpetuating gang violence at home and abroad.
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