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John Negroponte and El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

Jean Kirkpatrick, Vernon Walters, Thomas Pickering, John Negroponte and other US government representatives sent clear signals that the local military in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala were to be allowed a free hand by the United States government to murder tens of thousands of civilians and anyone who spoke out against the slaughter.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

Man on a mission: Les Gardner's love for El Salvador runs deep

A California legislative delegation recently traveled to Central America to learn more about a child migrant crisis, and poses here with El Salvador Vice President Oscar Ortiz.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Watsonville, CA, Felton, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, Family, Kids

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

3rd case of chikungunya confirmed in Pinellas

Check out this story on A scientist examines tiger mosquitos, which are known carriers of human diseases including chikungunya, West Nile virus and dengue fever.


Related Topix: Pinellas County, FL, West Nile Virus, Health, World News, Travel, Dominican Republic Travel, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Travel, Central America, Haiti

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Notorious Gang's New Recruits: Illegal Immigrant Kids

An alleged member of the MS-13 gang covers his face while being presented to the media after a raid operation in San Salvador, El Salvador on January 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, US Politics

St. Petersburg Times

Ripple effect of Lifeline indictments in Tampa felt at El Salvador call center

Workers at a call center in Santa Ana, El Salvador, remember visits from their rich American boss.


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Hillary Clinton: Let Hondurans, Guatemalans, El Salvadorans Apply for Asylum from Home

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said she wanted more Central American citizens to apply for asylum to live in the United States from their home countries.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration

Big News

El Salvadorian man dies while swimming in Edgewater creek

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Gangs, guns and Judas Priest: the secret history of a US-inflicted border crisis

Visiting El Salvador over the past year, it was hard not to think the country's number-one job is standing around outside with a gun.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Heavy-Metal, Judas Priest, World News, Brazil, Central America

Obama to Central American Presidents: Illegal Immigrants Will Get 'Fair Deal'

During a Friday meeting, President Barack Obama assured the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala that illegal immigrant juveniles from their countries will get a "fair deal" in America's courts.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, Central America, Prison

Free Republic

How America Started The Border Crisis

The kids fleeing to our southern border are escaping criminals who learned their deadly trade right here in the U.S. Two aid workers explain the roots of Central America's deadly dysfunction.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Family, Kids, World News, Central America

Thu Jul 24, 2014


Alejo visits Central America to learn more about child migrants

Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador. This trio of nations has become one of the most violent regions in the world in recent years, with swathes of all three countries under the control of drug traffickers and street gangs who rob, rape and extort ordinary citizens with impunity.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Prison, Watsonville, CA

Obama weighs sending guard troops to border

The Obama administration, after initially resisting the idea, is weighing whether to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border to help address a surge of migrant youth from Central America, many of them unaccompanied, a White House official told CNN.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, Central America, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat


Honduran president links border crisis to U.S. policy divide

U.S. lawmakers' inability to reach an agreement on immigration policy is at least partly to blame for a crisis that has seen thousands of children flee Honduras for the U.S. border, Honduran President Juan Hernandez said on Thursday.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US News, World News, Central America, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joe Biden

DFW Catholic

El Salvador youth saved from violence by music

San Salvador, El Salvador, Jul 24, 2014 / 02:12 am .- Nearly 1,000 children and teens who live in violent, crime-ridden areas of El Salvador have turned to the Don Bosco Youth Symphonic Orchestra as an alternative to a life of drugs and conflict.


Related Topix: World News, Youth, Alternative, Family, Kids

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Esperanza plays crucial role in connecting unaccompanied minors to family

Williams Guevara-Martinez was almost 17 when he left his home near San Salvador, El Salvador, and headed north with three other youth and a 30-something guide known as a 'coyote.'


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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya

Helicopter spraying to prevent chikungunya Tampa Bay is working to make sure this area doesn't attract chikungunya.


Related Topix: West Nile Virus, Health, World News, Manatee County, FL, Dominican Republic, Central America, Haiti,

Cicilline Meets with El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras Ambassadors

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline a member of the House Judiciary Committee, yesterday met with the Ambassador of the Republic of El Salvador Fancisco Altschul, Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala Julio LigorrA­a, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Honduras Jorge Milla Reyes to discuss the situation at the southwest border of the United ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Honduras, World News, Central America, Guatemala

Tue Jul 22, 2014


785 of This Year's Unaccompanied Migrants Were Under 6 Years Old

Little kids, including a troubling number of children age five or younger, make up the fastest-growing group of unaccompanied minors apprehended at the US border in fiscal year 2014.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, Central America

State Department

Press Releases: Counselor Shannon To Travel to Central America

Ambassador Thomas A. Shannon, Counselor of the Department of State, will travel to San Salvador, El Salvador as well as San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa, Honduras, from July 22-24.


Related Topix: World News, Central America Travel, Travel, El Salvador Travel, Honduras, Honduras Travel, San Salvador, El Salvador Travel

State Department

Public Schedule: July 22 - Tuesday

Secretary Kerry is on travel to Cairo, Egypt. He is accompanied by Acting Special Envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Frank Lowenstein, NSC Senior Director for the Middle East and North Africa Prem Kumar, Vice Admiral Kurt Tidd, JCS, and Spokesperson Jen Psaki.


Related Topix: World News, Egypt, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel,