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Yesterday | Free Republic

In boats now cross coyotes Honduran migrants

Shielding on the borders and blind spots in Honduras, they manage coyotes and now seek alternatives to continue trafficking who are destined for the United States.


Related Topix: World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Washington Post

Victims of 1982 Guatemala massacre laid to rest

The remains of 31 Ixil Mayans killed more than three decades ago during the height of Guatemala's civil war were laid to rest Wednesday in the country's western highlands amid the sounds of a violin and wafts of incense.


Related Topix: World News

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Victims of 1982 Guatemala massacre laid to rest

A musician yawns during a pause, while playing during the funeral of 31 victims of a civil war massacre in Santa Maria Nebaj, Guatemala, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.


Related Topix: World News

From Guatemala to Maryland: One girla s journey

Since leaving Guatemala three weeks earlier, she had entered Mexico on foot, traveled day and night in a truck crammed with dozens of people and slept outside, huddling next to flea-infested cows for warmth.


Related Topix: Central America, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

40,000 Guatemalan Families Affected by Drought

Some 40,000 families have been affected by the drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon in Guatemala, Agriculture, Ranching and Food Minister Elmer Lopez said Tuesday, citing preliminary figures.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture, Science, Meteorology,

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Miami Herald

We stand with the kidnapped girls of Nigeria

As president and founder of the South Florida Girl Up, a club of teenage activists in Florida for the Girl Up Campaign of the United Nations Foundation, I want to add my voice to that of other activists with whom I've collaborated to create and support the first clubs in Mexico, Ecuador, and Colombia.


Related Topix: Activism, South America, World News, Colombia, Terrorism, Central America, Mexico

Radio Rebel: Laura Ingraham Turns Against the Establishment

"The establishment is the establishment for a reason," says talk radio host Laura Ingraham, reflecting on her 2014 endorsements of long-shot Republican challengers to incumbent politicians.


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, US Governors, Sarah Palin, World News

World Magazine

Midday Roundup: Palin-vision coming to a computer near you

Small screen star. Can't get enough Sarah Palin? For $9.95 a month, consumers can access her new online channel , billed as a "direct connection" between the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate and her supporters.


Related Topix: World News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Immigration Reform, Prison

National Public Radio

Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop And Its Farmers

Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Agriculture, Science, World News, Weather, Immigration Reform, Natural Disasters, Drought

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

One teen's desperate bid to reach North Jersey from Guatemala

A Hudson County man is hoping to be reunited with his 13-year-old daughter, who was detained crossing the border.


Related Topix: Hudson County, NJ, Prison, World News, Rio Grande, NJ, Bergen County, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Rust Fungus No Match for New Coffee Plant in Guatemala

Guatemala's National Coffee Association, or Anacafe, announced the existence of a new variety of coffee plant immune to roya, a fungus that causes coffee rust and which damaged crops on 70 percent of Guatemalan plantations in 2012 and 40 percent in 2013.


Related Topix: World News, Central America,

The Baltimore Sun

Part of surge across U.S. border, girl travels from Guatemala to Maryland

Surrounded by strangers in a dusty border town just south of the United States, 17-year-old Hilda Lopez bowed her head to pray - a rare moment of peace in a journey that had allowed little time for reflection.


Related Topix: World News, Central America

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mail

White House's Dan Pfeiffer 'would not discount possibility' House...

Mom is left shocked after son leaves his ice cream sandwich in the heat for 12 hours and it does NOT melt Mother-of-four 'begged for her life before she was DECAPITATED by female neighbor who scattered body parts across two counties' Ohio State marching band chief is fired for allowing 'sexualized' rituals among members including performing naked, ... (more)


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Governors, Sarah Palin, World News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Stockman

Wed Jul 23, 2014

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, El Salvador

Fri Jul 18, 2014

John A. Tures: Fact-checking some border crisis rhetoric

Sarah Palin says we should impeach President Barack Obama over the recent border crisis, in a column.


Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Family, Kids, Georgia

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Global Voices Online

Authorities Have Confiscated $9.9M Hidden in Bean Cans, Shoes and...

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.


Related Topix: World News, Puerto Rico, Psychology, Science, Drugs,

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CBC News

Mayan translator a rare voice for migrant kids at U.S. border

For some of the many migrant children from Central America streaming across the U.S. border in recent months, Sheba Velasco is a comforting voice at the other end of a phone line.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, World News

Malaysian National News Agency

Guatemala Investigating Possible Death Of Minor In US Desert

GUATEMALA CITY, July 16 -- The Guatemalan government is investigating the possible death of another minor in the Arizona desert as he was coming to the United States, Vice President Roxana Baldetti said.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, us Travel, Travel, World News, Central America, Oracle, AZ

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Central American migrants: Is immigration to US all it's cracked up to be?

The views expressed are the author's own. David Stoll has a good contribution to the unaccompanied minors debate over at the Wall Street Journal with The Economics Behind the Border Pile-Up .


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Blog News, World News,

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Seattle Times

U.S. returns first planeload of mothers, children to Honduras

A planeload of single mothers and children arrived in this gang-ridden Honduran city Monday, ferried back on a U.S.-chartered flight as an unprecedented surge of Central American migrants has overwhelmed U.S. border enforcement officials in recent months.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Artesia, NM,