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Hondurans March Against US Base After Trump Termination of TPS

Hundreds of people gathered in front of the U.S. embassy in the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa Saturday to protest Washington's decision to cancel the Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which granted protection status to nearly 60,000 Honduran immigrants. The program protected nearly 56,000 Hondurans and offered respite...

Women Protest Religious Fundamentalism in Costa Rica

“The Handmaid’s Tale,” a growing Costa Rican protest movement led by a dozen women in the context of the impending presidential runoff election, seeks to confront a “fundamentalist threat” and defend the country’s social advancements. Dressed in crimson robes and white bonnets, and looking down...

Should We Be Governed by Persuasion or by Force?

Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, noted that “Europe was created by history. America was created by philosophy.” And indeed, we are all a product of the intellectual activity and history of our communities. It is a history that informs who...

Femicide: Is a Woman’s Life Worth More Than a Man’s?

(Q24N) To say that a woman’s life is worth more than a man’s sounds so awful that even those who defend laws against “femicide” refuse to recognize it. However, in Colombia and other countries where “feminicide” has been established as a crime, that seems to...

‘Machismo Is Very Strong Here’

(Q24N) At the end of a 20km red dirt track winding through a rainforest in eastern Paraguay, lies a secondary school for girls providing a source of hope in a country that has a notorious reputation when it comes to women’s rights. Paraguay has one...

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