Good Nation piece on the how the U.S. increasingly gets the governments of Mexico and Central America to do its dirty deeds of keeping migrants out of the country for it. On January 18, hundreds of Gu
This is completely bonkers: Early next week, according to a D.H.S. official, the Trump Administration is expected to announce a major immigration deal, known as a safe-third-country agreement, with Gu
The United States government murdered Jacqueline Caal, the Guatemalan girl who died in CBP custody. Even before the Trump administration, the U.S. routinely used its border as a method for murdering i
Efraín Ríos Montt, one of the worst human beings to ever live, is dead. Born in 1926 in Huehuetenango, Guatemala, Ríos Montt enrolled at the Military Academy of Guatemala in 1946. In 1951, he was s
One of the things that drives me most crazy about the self-congratulatory rhetoric promoters of trade deals routinely use is that free trade is awesome because of the Asian economies and so we should
This Francisco Goldman article in The New Yorker is a good run-down of what is going on in Guatemala. Citizens finally came together to stand up to the kleptocracy that has run the country since the e
I am leaving today for a wedding in Antigua, Guatemala. I have some posts already in the queue but any interaction from me on the blog could be light until next Monday.
Once again, the legalization of drugs in the United States is going to have only a minimal impact on organized crime in Mexico. Millions of gallons of illegal petrol are flowing into Guatemala from Me