Identity of Black People Recognised, But Needs Neglected: "People of African descent in Central America and Mexico are among the most vulnerable, poor and excluded on the continent," Alta Hooker, vice-chancellor of the University of the Autonomous Regions of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua (URACCAN), told IPS.
Serious Deficiencies in Salvadoran Jails: According to officials sources, overcrowding of more than 300 percent exists in adult prisons while 45 percent of inmates in juvenile centers have exceeded the age of 18.
Developments in US - Salvadoran Relations: "On September 29, 2010, President Funes traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. This was President Funes’ second official visit to D.C.; in March he met with President Obama to discuss multilateral projects, security issues in the region, improving El Salvador’s tax collection system, and how the U.S. could serve as a strategic partner in combating drug trafficking and organized crime."
Ehumations at La Berbena (h/t GSN): Exhumations have been going on at a cemetery in Guatemala City for the last seven months. Check out the link for photos and more information on the exhumations.
Guatemalan woman continues to seek asylum in the US.
Traveling through Guatemala.