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13 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Stowaway regrets ever getting on ‘The Beast’

Denis the boy: Denis Contreras, age 12, awakens after sleeping in a gravel-filled hopper car in a Tapachula, Mexico, railroad yard on Aug 1, 2000.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

17 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

Archbishop speaks on Benavente firing

Archbishop Anthony Apuron on Thursday, during a Mass at Father Duenas Memorial School, spoke publicly about his decision to fire Monsignor James Benavente, saying he didn't fire Benavente "to be mean."


Related Topix: World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Blog News, Pope Benedict XVI

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Border Crosses

Rather than stopping illegal entry, the 5-mile-long border fence dividing Douglas, Arizona, and Agua Prieta, Mexico, resulted in the deaths of at least 370 people in 2003.


Related Topix: Douglas, AZ, World News, Mexico,

Hispanically Speaking

Deported Mom Lives in Fear After Returning to Honduras

The 29-year-old mother of three, who lives in a one-story house off a dirt road on the outskirts of town, fears the man who almost killed her father is still out to get her.


Related Topix: October, Immigration Reform, World News,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Migration outlier: How Nicaragua escaped neighbors' deadly spiral

Victor Toruno was just 12 when he ran away from an abusive father to join a local street gang in Nicaragua, graduating from thief to drug dealer.


Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Central America, Prison, Immigration Reform

Detroit News

Guatemalan teen in Detroit recounts escape from violence, poverty

Guatemalan Oswaldo Ramos, 15, arrived in Detroit three months ago. He faces a hearing before an immigration judge Oct. 16. It is a constant reminder of the escalating beatings the teen endured for years before fleeing his home in San Marcos, in southwestern Guatemala.


Related Topix: World News, Prison, Farmington Hills, MI, Grosse Pointe Park, MI

Sys-Con Media

CANATURH, HONDURAS: Having trouble deciding what beach to go to?

The supply is quite abundant and the tourist ends up deciding on the basis of some additional feature that a certain destination has to offer, and at times the decision is hard because somewhere there is something extra that appeals to them but it's lacking something else, and that's where they just have to take their chances, resigning theirself ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel, Home Gardening, Home

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Manawatu Evening Standard

The boy who rode The Beast to the US

Denis Contreras watches 13-yr-old Jose Padilla Guerra make his very first leap between cars of a moving freight train in Chiapas, Mexico in 2000.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Kos

Media Still Withholding Critical Information About Pope Francis

Honduran Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga was named by Pope Francis as head of a group of cardinals to help him govern the Church one month after the former Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected pope.


Related Topix: Central America, World News, Pope Benedict XVI, US News, Liberal Political News

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Nonprofit: Engagement, hope key to ending illegal immigration

Beth Towle and Bill Briggs, who are the founds and head Honduras Hope, show photos and items from their recent trip to Plan Grande, Honduras.

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

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Nerve News

Four killed inside Honduran prison

Tegucigalpa, Aug 23 Four men serving pre-trial detention at Honduras' National Penitentiary were fatally shot by a fellow inmate.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Central America

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: Garifuna ethnicity vs. nationalism

By Wellington C. Ramos In most countries in the world people are accustomed to identifying themselves based on the country where they were born to display their national pride.


Related Topix: World News, Belize, Central America, Hunter College, City University of New York, Long Island University

The Age

Monopoly money sinks economic theory

Contrary to conventional economic theory since the time of Thales, who cornered the market for olive presses in western Anatolia in the sixth century BC, another Australian government is poised to transform a competitive market into a monopoly.


Related Topix: World News

The Baltimore Sun

Death by deportation [Editorial]

Our view: Many child migrants from Central America risk being killed if they go back to their home countries; we must ensure due process in deportation hearings At least five undocumented immigrants U.S. officials recently deported back to their homes in Honduras turned up dead at the morgue in San Pedro Sula, the Los Angeles Times reported .


Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, World News, Opinion

Los Angeles Times

Looking back on a child migrant's journey north on 'The Beast'

We met in a rail yard in Tapachula, Mexico, not far from the Guatemalan border. I had slung two cameras over my back and climbed the iron rungs to the top of a hopper car.


Related Topix: World News, Mexico, North America,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Sandusky Register

Godwin's Law

The above hyperbole aside, have you all noticed its increase here and elsewhere? There is hardly an outlet to which we can turn that doesn't feature it in some way.


Related Topix: World News

Directions Magazine

Mapping Disaster: A Global Community Helps from Space

The Landsat fleet of satellites can tell responders what damage disasters have done, providing timely insight into flood extents, fire boundaries, lava flow directions, road conditions, and oil slick movements.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Oil Spill, Hurricane, World News, Weather, Geology, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Fox News

Are freaky food myths true?

If anything could disarm a nuclear bomb, it would be kimchi - at least that's what Koreans like to say.


Related Topix: World News,

Crooks and Liars

Central American Kids We Sent Back Were Killed After Return

Because wingers don't have a conscience to speak of, I'm sure this won't bother them but it sure grinds the hell out of me.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Hector Hernandez, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Washington Post

For Honduran family, deportation means a child vanishes

Late at night, folding clothes on the couch when she couldn't sleep, Maby Caceres would replay the moment she lost Cindy.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, North America, Mexico, US Military, US Air Force