"To help foster important reforms in El Salvador and the region, the United States needs an ambassador in place. And we need someone there now," writes AS/COA's Jason Marczak in an op-ed for the Houston Chronicle.
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"Why is a position against violence targeting homosexuals and in defense of gay rights a valid reason to reject a nominee to an ambassadorship?" asks AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini, after the Senate's rejection of Mari Carmen Aponte as U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador.
Daniel Ortega's re-election as president is not being recognized by his challenger, Fabio Gadea. What happens next? James Bosworth analyzes the Nicaraguan elections in this Americas Quarterly web exclusive.
"Sunday’s elections in Guatemala and Nicaragua were notable for their relative lack of controversy, despite the conclusion of virtually all independent analysts that the former risks a return to the violence of the past and the latter was contrary to Nicaragua’s own constitution," writes COA's Eric Farnsworth.
"The FARC still has the capacity to kill; but its capacity to achieve anything of its supposed political agenda has ended," write AS/COA's Christopher Sabatini and Ryan Berger in an op-ed for CNN Global Public Square.