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  • 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'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,...
  • Dent talks immigration at town hall event

    – At a fire hall in the western end of his district Monday, constituents grilled U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent on what federal officials are doing to address the wave of unaccompanied children being apprehended at the country's southern border. Some, like...
  • Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America

    Behold, the drunk uncle-ization of America
    Got a busload of immigrant children? We'll scream at 'em. Got a problem with gun violence? We'll flaunt our assault rifles in the aisles of Target. Worried about the environment? Too bad, sucker, we're busy customizing our pickup trucks with...
  • 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...
  • Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides. Much of the damage from the 6.9-...
  • Two people reported dead in Guatemala after strong earthquake

    GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Two people were reported dead and dozens of homes were believed to have been damaged in an earthquake which rocked Guatemala and southern Mexico on Monday, emergency services said. Raul Hernandez, a spokesman for fire...