Regional Overview: Central America and the Caribbean
15-21 March 2020

In Central America and the Caribbean, the number of recorded attacks against civilians, as well as demonstrations, substantially declined. The number of battles, however, only dropped slightly in comparison to previous weeks. Demonstrations stemming from responses to the coronavirus and measures associated with it were reported across the region. While the press in Guatemala reported…

Regional Overview: Central America and the Caribbean
1-7 March 2020

Last week, land conflicts continued across Central America, with attacks in Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Mexico. Demonstration events increased in comparison to previous weeks, especially in Costa Rica, Honduras, and Panama. Protests are motivated by issues with bad governance, stemming from a lack of access to water, poor infrastructure, and general insecurity. In Guatemala, two…

Regional Overview: Central America and the Caribbean
23-29 February 2020

Battles and violence targeting civilians remained high in Central America and the Caribbean last week, while reported fatalities increased in comparison to previous weeks. Indigenous groups continue to be targeted, with reports of attacks against indigenous communities in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. A number of demonstrations around security and access to water were reported elsewhere…