“Many of the arrests have taken place in immigrant neighborhoods, targeting residents from Central America.”
The Dominican Republic’s east coast is losing the fight against coastal erosion, due to a lack of government intervention against companies linked to hotel development.
The former president of Brazil turned himself in to the police in São Paulo on Saturday evening and was flown by helicopter to the southern city of Curitiba to begin a 12-year sentence for corruption charges.
This is the first time in U.S. history that an ex-head of state has been held legally responsible for human rights violations.
The President zeroed in on a migrant caravan composed largely by Hondurans who crossed the southern border of Mexico and are making their way to a conference on migration issues in the central state of Puebla.
In a small room full of cameras, an American flag pinned on the wall becomes the backdrop of every shot.
The systemic violence encountered throughout the migrant route in Mexico is exacerbated by anti-immigrant enforcement policies backed by the U.S. government, fueled by the Mérida Initiative.
The government of Puerto Rico foots the bill, which already tops $134.8 million in only nine months. Some lawyers have already made four times more than what the highest paid Commonwealth officials make annually.