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Friday Jul 25 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

US considering refugee status for Honduran children

It is one of several plans under review to deter Central American kids from making the difficult and dangerous journey to the Southwest border, White House officials said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, us Travel, Travel, US News, Family, Kids, Central America Travel

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Arbiter

Guatemalan schools offer a cheap alternative to formal study abroad programs

We've been walking for the last three hours among the mountains of Guatemala as the sun rises over the small villages below, bringing up memories of the small children we saw digging in trash, and the houses made out of what looked like leftover wood and slabs of concrete.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Jungle ruins in Belize

It's not as famous as Mexico's Chichen Itza. It's not as tall as Guatemala's Tikal.

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Related Topix: Belize, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Belize Travel, Mexico, North America, Sandwich, Alternative, Anthropology, Archaeology, Science

Sun Jul 13, 2014

WMTW-TV Auburn

Maine grandmother embarks on 2,500-mile kayak trip to Guatemala

A grandmother from Troy has officially launched her year-long kayak journey to Guatemala, hoping to raise money for the country's children.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Guatemala: As seen from a treehouse, pickup and boat

I'm waking up in a $39-a-night treehouse to the chitter of birdsong and the chatter of roosters.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, us Travel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Travel

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Deseret News

GOP presidential contender Rand Paul to join U. eye center medical mission

John Dau, left, Dr. Roger Furlong, Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, co-director of international ophthalmology at Moran Eye Center and Dr. Alan Crandall, co-director of international ophthalmology at Moran Eye Center help patients in South Sudan.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics, Medicine, Ophthalmology, University of Utah, Central America Travel, Travel, Guatemala, World News

National Public Radio

Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes

Ilbaro was deported from the U.S. after spending six months in a Texas detention facility.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Denver Post

Guatemalan boy left for better life in U.S., died alone

Above: Cipriana Juarez Diaz, the mother of Gilberto Ramos, left, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposing body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, cries during an interview Tuesday at her home in San Jose Las Flores, in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains along Guatemala's border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Guatemala, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Natural Disasters, Flood

Hamilton Mountain News

Bringing educational opportunities to impoverished schools

As a teenager attending St. Mary's Secondary School, she assisted in building homes for poor families in a mountainous region of the Dominican Republic.

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Related Topix: Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, St. Mary's, AK, Central America Travel

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WTVF Nashville

Boy's death highlights danger of border crossings

SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, Guatemala - The mother of a Guatemalan boy whose body was found in the desert about a mile from Texas' southern border said Tuesday she begged him not set out on the dangerous journey from their modest wood and sheet-metal home high in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains.

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Related Topix: Edinburg, TX, Central America Travel, Travel, us Travel, Hidalgo County, TX

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Can Guatemala revive Lake Atitlan before it's choked by trash?

It's a windy afternoon and Lake AtitlA n is choppy. Laden with 14 passengers, the last ferry of the day is about halfway across the lake when the captain abruptly cuts the engine.

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Related Topix: Central America Travel, Travel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala Travel

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