While the U.S. debates aid cuts, Canada should talk about the need to do more—not less—to improve the conditions that are forcing Central Americans to flee north.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Mexican President (then president-elect) Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico City on July 13, 2018. The Mexican leader has proposed a US$30-billion Marshall Plan to restructure Central America’s economy. Photograph courtesy of the U.S. State Department
OTTAWA—The history of United States’ intervention in Central America is a long, bloody, and depressing story.
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.