Nicanotes: Prosperity and Security in Central America

About       Subscribe       Contact Prosperity and Security in Central America By John Kotula and Chuck Kaufman “Countries like Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama… have the lowest homicide rates in Central America, light-years from their neighbors in the so-called Northern Triangle.” New York Times, July 16, 2017 On June 15 and 16, 2017,…

Truthout Report: How the US Imposes the Worst of its Prison Paradigm Abroad

Nasim Chatha (AfGJ Prison Imperialism Coordinator) for Truthout : The new federal penitentiary in Santa Barbara, Honduras, occupies a strip of land between a highway and cloudy, forested hills. “El Pozo,” or The Pit, as it’s known, is surrounded by barbed wire and has two additional checkpoints beyond the first gate. It’s a maximum-security facility,…

July 10, 2017 Call-in and International Colombia Solidarity Actions

The Alliance for Global Justice is finishing its current delegation to Colombia by holding a demonstration outside the US Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia, Monday, July 10, at 10:30am. The demonstration is also endorsed by Lazos de Dignidad, the People’s Human Rights Observatory, and the Coordination for Human Rights in the Americas. Our demands are: Free…