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21 hrs ago | KSBW-TV

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.

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

Yesterday | 4029TV.com

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.

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

Yesterday | Reuters

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.

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

Yesterday | 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.

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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.

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

Patch.com

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)

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

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MotherJones

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.

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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.

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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.

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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,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Tuesday, July 29

This allows France to continue administering colonies, but Japan sends in troops.

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Related Topix: France, World News, South Africa, Africa, African National Congress (South Africa), Mandela, Drama Movies

Trucker

Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Hernandez, NM, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

Hispanically Speaking

5 Dead in Violent Incidents in El Salvador

A total of five people were shot to death in two separate incidents on Sunday in western El Salvador, the Attorney General's Office, or FGR, said.

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Forbes.com

What Do You Need To Know About Central American Migration?

A few months ago I watched Hugo Rivera, a stocky Mexican border patrol agent as he stood on the bank of the Suchiate River in Chiapas Mexico and looked out across the border to Guatemala on the other side of the water.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

Obama to meet with leaders of countries involved in illegal alien crisis

President Barack Obama invited the top leaders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras to meet with him on Friday, July 25, at the White House to discuss the illegal alien crisis at the Mexico-Texas border in which thousands of young Latinos stormed the border with little, if any, resistance by the Obama administration, according to a White House ... (more)

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

The Daily Beast

Time to Send Lady Liberty Back to FranceBy Gene Robinson

Much smaller, poorer countries are opening their gates for refugees from violence-torn parts of the world.

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Related Topix: New York, Immigration Reform, World News, Central America

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Perea joins other lawmakers on Central American tour

Assembly Member Henry T. Perea is in Central America into next week with a delegation of state lawmakers exploring how to address tens of thousands of unaccompanied children who are arriving at the country's southern border.

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Related Topix: Fresno, CA, World News, Central America, Sacramento, CA

Northern Michigan News

Flow of child immigrants at border slowing for now

The flood of children crossing the Mexican border illegally and without their parents has slowed down in recent weeks, two senior Obama administration officials said Friday.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Hernandez, NM, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Barack Obama

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

2nd chikungunya case confirmed in Manatee

The individual just returned from a visit to the Caribbean, where health officials believe the patient contracted the disease through mosquito bite.

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

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Townhall

Gang members on their way to family members living in U.S. illegally

Late last week I reported 16 MS-13 gang members exploiting the unaccompanied minor crisis were being housed at a Border Patrol processing center in Nogales, Arizona.

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Related Topix: Prison, Nogales, AZ, World News, Central America

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