Environmental activist’s murder spotlights spiraling violence in Honduras
by Alan Magelssen
In November Berta Cáceres visited Seattle to speak out on environmental exploitation in Honduras. A few months later, she was murdered.
May 18, 2016
WHO anticipates 4 million Zika infections in Americas
Little is known about Zika, which has mild symptoms for adults, but doctors have found possible links between outbreaks and serious birth defects.
Jan 29, 2016
The people’s uprising you didn’t hear about
by Louise Wisechild
The inspiring story of a Guatemalan people's uprising against greed and corruption that didn't make international headlines.
Sep 24, 2015
Blood and ballots in Honduras
by Madeline McClure
A fraudulent election is another disturbing sign that U.S.-supported impunity is back in Central America.
Dec 23, 2013
For the bucket list: Guatemala’s Peeps-free Easter fest you can’t miss
by Devin McDonald
A day after Holy Week, Semana Santa, here in Antigua, Guatemala and there’s not a Easter egg shell or Peeps wrapper in sight.
Apr 1, 2013
Seattle orgs meet to help combat violence against women in Central America
by Hallie Golden
Inside a conference room in Seattle’s Municipal building all eyes are fixed on Shira Downs as tears run down her face. She’s talking about the epidemic of violence against women in her home country of Nicaragua. “We have laws to protect women, but how do you make sure the law is effective or obeyed?” she […]
Jul 31, 2012
Seattle aid org says Central America needs our help
by Alex Stonehill
The Seattle International Foundation sounded alarm bells about the development situation in Central America at an event on Tuesday, where panelists called for Seattle-based aid organizations like the Gates Foundation to step up activities in the region. Tom Paulson, from our partner blog Humanosphere was at the Central America Donors Forum and filed this report: A few […]
Jun 21, 2012