Sandra Cuffe is a freelance journalist based in Central America, where she covers human rights, social movements, militarization, and environmental issues.
The Hidden Story of a Notorious Guatemalan Nickel Mine
A trove of internal documents related to Solway Investment Group’s Fenix mine reveals bribery, pollution, and troubling efforts to repress dissent.
Guatemalan Communities Turn Out for Indigenous-Led Nationwide Shutdown
Guatemala’s attorney general fired a top prosecutor of corruption last week. Now, Indigenous peoples and social movements are calling for both her and the president to resign.
U.S. Anti-Corruption Drive Faces Bleak Prospects in Central America
Visiting Guatemala on her first foreign trip as vice president, Kamala Harris pledged to tackle corruption as a root cause of U.S.-bound migration.
The War on Immigrants“Enemy Mentality”: Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants and Asylum-Seekers at Its Southern Border
Driven by U.S. pressure, militarized immigration enforcement continues in southern Mexico.