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1 hr ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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,

WFAA-TV Dallas

Dallas doctors work to reshape disfigured face of Guatemalan orphan

Gersi Ordoez hasn't had much to smile about her entire life. In fact, a serious trauma to her face makes it impossible for her to smile at all.


Related Topix: Dallas, TX, World News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Next 25 Articles

Sarah Palin wants to impeach Barack Obama. In an op-ed article published last week, the former Republican vice presidential nominee declared that the crisis on the southern border "is the last straw that makes the battered wife say, A No, masA ."


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

Sarah Palin: Obama Should Be Impeached

In a recent op/ed, Sarah Palin called for impeachment of President Obama - but due to something President Bush did.


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

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Garden City Telegram

More than rumors drive Central American youths toward U.S.

A few weeks ago, sisters Karen and Sindy Laucel joined the exodus of youths from Central America, hoping to reconnect with their mother, who had left this farming village a decade ago in search of work in the U.S. With so many heading north, now seemed the time to reunite.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,


Peggy Noonan's border nonsense: Her bizarre view of how...

So much of the talk about the refugee crisis on our southern border focuses on the politics of it: who in Washington is to blame, how it will affect the 2014 elections, how it will affect the 2016 elections, whether it is "politically comparable to Hurricane Katrina," what Obama's deliberate strategy is, etc.


Related Topix: World News

The Columbus Dispatch

Boehner rejects talk of impeaching Obama

House Speaker John Boehner yesterday rejected calls from conservatives to impeach President Barack Obama, saying he prefers filing a lawsuit against what he says is Obama's " rewriting law to make it fit his own needs."


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, US Governors, Sarah Palin, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014


Guatemalan Children Risk Lives To Get To US

The surge of migrants from Central America to the United States shows no sign of easing, despite what Barack Obama calls a 'humanitarian crisis'.


Related Topix: Central America, World News