| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:44 PM
A powerful earthquake jolted a wide section of southern Mexico and Central America early Monday, killing at least three people and damaging dozens of buildings in Guatemala.
The 6.9 quake was felt as far north as Mexico City, through central Guatemala...
| Jul 8, 2014
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...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:20 PM
President Obama and his aides have repeatedly sought to dispel the rumors driving thousands of children and teens from Central America to cross the U.S. border each month with the expectation they will be given a permiso and allowed to stay.
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 5:10 PM
When Juan Pablo Guerrero Diaz left El Salvador to come to the U.S., his daughter was still in diapers. Now she is 14, and this year, after fleeing for her life, she was reunited with her parents in Los Angeles.
For the girl, the perilous journey north...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States.
While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, the...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:58 PM
In an attempt to stem a crush of Central American children illegally crossing the United States alone into south Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Thursday that he was in contact with ambassadors in Latin America to discuss how to...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 6:30 AM
All you need to do is look at the headlines out of Central America to see why tens of thousands of children are ending up at our border.
"In Columbia (sic), Rising Violence Breeds New Doubts" (N.Y. Times); "Guatemala Seen Slipping Into a Haven For Drugs"...
| May 16, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Un presunto narcotraficante con vínculos con el cartel mexicano de Los Zetas fue detenido por la policía guatemalteca el jueves por la noche después de un tiroteo que dejó tres muertos, dijeron las autoridades.
Jairo Orellana, conocido como "El Pelón",...
| May 18, 2014
| 6:47 PM
Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The image of bandit Jesus Malverde turns up as a kind of venerated saint inside "Quitapesares (Solace)," a makeshift chapel by artist Maria Romero erected near the end of a large new exhibition at the UCLA Fowler Museum.
On May 3, 1909, the outlaw was...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Frágil como un pájaro, pequeño y tímido, aquel estudiante guatemalteco de la escuela primaria South Grade de Lake Worth jamás sonreía y raramente hablaba.
Su maestra, Rebecca Hinson, lo identifica simplemente como Manuel, "un ave herido que nunca...