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  • First tropical storm of NE Pacific pounds Guatemala

     
    It's the beginning of the hurricane season in the north eastern Pacific Ocean, too, and it's off to a tragic start as remnants of Tropical Storm Agatha continue to drench parts of Guatemala, Mexico and El Salvador with up to 20......
  • Little chance Agatha will become Gulf storm

     
    The remnants of the NE Pacific's first tropical storm of the season, Agatha, are given little chance of quick redevelopment over the western Caribbean Sea. Conditions over the Gulf of Mexico are said to be even less conducive to storm......
  • Guillermo Martinez: Humanitarian solution needed to solve border crisis

    Almost everyone agrees the unaccompanied Central American children crossing the Mexican border into the United States is a humanitarian crisis. At least, that is the first words they use. Then the politicians come forth. Mind you, this is not a...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol's Julia Weston Returns From A Thrivent Builds Trip To Guatemala

    Working shoulder to shoulder with her team members and local volunteers in Guatemala, Thrivent Financial's Julia Weston recently returned from a service mission in Huehuetenango, Guatemala building homes for the local population. The week-long trip was...
  • Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.

    Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.
    Empty energy drinks and rusted baby formula cans litter the moss-covered banks of the Lempa River near this country's northern border, marking the trails where, until recently, migrants — some of them children — made their way into Guatemala...
  • Ex-Guatemalan leader Portillo to be freed from U.S. prison in February

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo is scheduled to be released from a U.S. prison in February, more than five years after his arrest on money laundering charges. Portillo's Facebook page announced that he would be freed...
  • Ex presidente de Guatemala Portillo saldría de prisión en EEUU en febrero

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - El ex presidente de Guatemala Alfonso Portillo podría salir en febrero de prisión en Estados Unidos, cinco años después de que fue detenido para enfrentar acusaciones de lavado de dinero. La página de Facebook de Portillo anunció...
  • Factbox: Obama administration struggles with child migrant crisis

    WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Obama administration is grappling with a surge in child migrants at the southwestern U.S. border, some accompanied by parents and some traveling alone. Seeking to escape poverty and drug and gang violence in...
  • Factbox: Obama's request for emergency spending for border crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency spending to deal with a surge in the number of children trying to enter the United States illegally, many of them fleeing crime and violence in Central...
  • Finding refuge in the City upon a Hill

    Last week, President Barack Obama announced new measures meant to address the recent increase in the number of unaccompanied children arriving at our nation's border with Mexico.This crisis which the administration has rightly characterized as a...
  • Fuerte sismo sacude sur de México y Guatemala

     Fuerte sismo sacude sur de México y Guatemala
    CIUDAD DE GUATEMALA — Un fuerte sismo sacudió el lunes a Guatemala y el sur de México, causando la muerte a tres personas, entre ellas la de un recién nacido en un hospital, además de derrumbes y daños en viviendas, reportaron las autoridades....
  • Obama solicita gasto de emergencia por crisis de migración en la frontera

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - El presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, pidió el martes al Congreso 3.700 millones de dólares para lidiar con una emergencia provocada por un aumento de la cantidad de niños que trata de entrar ilegalmente a Estados Unidos,...