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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.
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.
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.
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 ."
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.
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.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 10:45 am
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