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  • Journey in the quest for a dream

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    Every year, the lack of employment opportunities in Central American countries pushes thousands of individuals to embark on a journey through Mexico all the way to the United States in order to integrate into Latin communities gathered in American cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and […]

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    Los retos del desempleo en Centroamérica

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    Abstract: the causes of unemployment in Central America are in part related to low education and high levels of poverty. These factors form vicious cycles that are hard to break: if someone is poor, they are forced to leave school and start working from a very young age, reducing the […]

  • Tasa de homicidios por municipio en el Triángulo Norte durante 2011

    La paz como insulto

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    Abstract:  In Central America,  we can rarely determine what we should understand as “peace”. If it were to be understood only as the absence of war, then yes, we live in peace. However, given that Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala constitute the most violent micro-region in the world, can we […]