Archive for February, 2011

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Amesty International: Nicaragua Failing To Protect Children From Sex Abuse

February 11, 2011

Sexual abuse a taboo but common problem in Nicaraguan homes, says AI

Far from confronting its hush-hush epidemic of sexual abuse against children and adolescents head on, Nicaragua has in many ways closed its eyes and ears to the problem even tighter in recent years, the influential human rights group Amnesty International (AI) argues in a recent report. Read the rest of this entry ?

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Standing By Their Man: Salvadorans Continue To Back President Funes

February 11, 2011

President Funes remains one of Latin America's most popular leaders

Salvadorans are proving a penchant for patience when it comes to President Mauricio Funes, who continues to enjoy strong popular support despite having only limited success in tackling the country’s two most pressing problems: crime and the economy. Read the rest of this entry ?