Working Group

Central America Working Group

February 1, 2022
Blog Post

How Stories of Central American Climate Displacement Were Buried Under a Border Crisis

“I’m doing this for my children.” That’s what Martha from Colón, Honduras, said to a reporter in November 2018.

August 13, 2020
Statement

70+ Organizations and Members of Congress Oppose Proposed Cut in Aid to Central America

Our alliance has acted collectively in multiple ways and at various times over the past few months in response to…

June 25, 2019
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Statement

More Than 70 Organizations Oppose Proposed Cut-Off in Foreign Assistance to Central America

Cutting off poverty-alleviating and violence-reducing assistance in Central America runs counter to American values and interests.

April 1, 2019
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InterAction Quoted

‘I do not want to die’: Central American exodus grows

Thousands of Hondurans wait on Mexico's border, hoping to find respite from poverty and political violence.

January 21, 2019
Statement

Community Reactions to Cut-off in Foreign Assistance to Northern Triangle Countries

Cutting off poverty-alleviating and violence-reducing assistance in Central America runs counter to American values and interests.

May 8, 2019
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InterAction Quoted

Why Trump wants to cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

"The root causes of these crises are in Central America. If we're addressing them at the southern border, it is too late." -InterAction CEO, Sam Worthington

April 1, 2019
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In the News

Killings of Guatemala’s Indigenous Activists Raise Specter of Human Rights Crises

For three days last week, thousands of Guatemalans blocked roads and major highways to protest the Central American country's slide toward a constitutional crisis. The protest organizers included groups that have long demanded justice: indigenous communities and campesinos, as rural and farm workers are called.

January 22, 2019
Blog Post

Children and Youth Inclusion in Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Management

“When wells dry-up, children are the ones missing school to fetch water. When droughts diminish food supplies, children suffer…

August 29, 2022
Blog Post

Famine Risk and Prevention Spot Report

Global hunger and food insecurity are not new problems—both have steadily risen every year since 2014. However, as a result…

October 20, 2021