Americas and Caribbean INFO

International Women's Day

On International Women’s Day 2024, Jamaica’s focus is on protecting women and girls

International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated annually each March 8, changes its themes, focus and hashtags from year to year. For 2024, it’s #InspireInclusion, but in Jamaica, as is the case in many majority-world countries, even more basic rights than gender equality need to be acknowledged. Jamaica-based blogger and Global Voices contributor Emma Lewis summed up the situation by quoting Hillary Clinton, who … Read more

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele

Nayib Bukele to Speak at the 2024 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in the United States

The Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) confirmed that newly elected President Nayib Bukele will be a guest speaker at the 2024 conference. The event is scheduled to take place from February 21 to 24 at Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in National Harbor, Maryland, just outside the U.S. capital. CPAC, … Read more

The Best Couples Resorts in the USA

We all enjoy the time with our partner, with no worries, distractions, or daily disturbances, which is quite rare in our fast-paced life. Spending some quality time together is the foundation of the couple’s strength, vitality, and mutual understanding. No matter how busy your days are, the time with partners … Read more

Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco

El Salvador opens diplomatic relations with 6 African countries

El Salvador has fostered diverse diplomatic ties with nations worldwide. These diplomatic relations, spanning across continents, underscore the country’s significance in global politics and its commitment to promoting international cooperation and development. Based on that, El Salvador opened diplomatic relations with 6 African countries. The Salvadoran Foreign Minister, Alexandra Hill … Read more

Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN High Commissioner Says that the Duration of the State of Exception in El Salvador is Excessive

Volker Türk, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, stated that the duration of the state of emergency in El Salvador is excessive and that the mass arrests that this has caused are alarming. Türk made the statement Tuesday, September 12, in his opening speech at the 54th session of … Read more

Temporary Protected Status TPS

The U.S. extends the deadline for Salvadorans to re-register for Temporary Protected Status TPS

Two days before the deadline for Salvadorans currently benefiting from Temporary Protected Status (TPS) to re-register, the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) reported that the deadline was extended until March 9, 2025. It was previously reported that the deadline for Salvadorans expired on September 10, 2023, which meant … Read more

TPS El Salvador

September 10 is the Deadline for Salvadorans to Re-register for the Temporary Protection Status TPS

Salvadorans living in the United States who qualify for the Temporary Protection Status (TPS) have until September 10 to submit their registration for said immigration benefit. The TPS extension is from September 10, 2023, to March 9, 2025. The Salvadoran Ministry of Foreign Affairs has made available its consular network … Read more