The significance of the Engel list: against corruption and in defense of democracy

Katharine Valencia* Adapted from an article originally published on Revista Factum. Spanish version available here. There has been much attention to the “Engel List” in Central America in recent weeks. The list of corrupt and undemocratic actors published by the US Department of State on July 1 was highly anticipated, especially after a list of corrupt Central American […]

The Root of the Problem: Our Recommendations to the Biden Administration for Tackling Corruption in Central America’s Northern Triangle

Ursula Indacochea* and Katharine Valencia** Versión en español aquí. President Joe Biden’s Administration has been very clear that one of its top priorities is addressing the massive migration of people to the United States, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Biden has opted to distance himself from the human rights-violating policies and the hostile […]

What Kamala Needs to Know*

Ana Lorena Delgadillo and Alicia Moncada** The Vice President of the United States, Kamala Harris, is visiting Mexico and Guatemala at one of the most critical moments of the migration crisis in the Americas. Although her itinerary has been predetermined, we cannot miss this opportunity to communicate what the Mexican government may not tell her. […]