In Honduras, most returnees from caravan hope to try again

America 11/07/18, 18:28

The Metropolitan Grand Central bus terminal in this city where the migrant caravan traveling through Mexico originated more than three weeks ago is a place of crossing destinies for Hondurans dreaming of seeking a better life in the United States. Some of the dozens of people sleeping on the concrete floor ...

Update: Guatemala president to visit US

America 11/02/18, 16:17

The Latest on the caravans of migrants making their way through Mexico (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Honduran migrants, part of the thousands-strong caravan of Central Americans migrants hoping to reach the U.S., rest in an abandoned hotel in Matias Romero, Oaxaca state, Mexico, Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018. Thousands of migrants arrived ...

1 migrant dies as 2nd group tries to force entry into Mexico

World 10/29/18, 00:23

Several thousand Central American migrants planned to resume their trek through southern Mexico before dawn Monday, while authorities in that country and Guatemala tried to sort out the killing of a migrant at a border crossing.On Sunday, while the band of migrants was resting and reorganizing in Tepanatepec, several hundred ...

Poverty, unemployment, violence drive Guatemalan emigration

World 10/26/18, 18:29

Among the thousands of mostly Honduran migrants in the caravan walking through southern Mexico, there are also Guatemalans. Though not as big a group, they too have plenty of reasons to leave home.While Honduras and El Salvador have been riven by street gang violence, in Guatemala poverty and a lack ...

Trump says he’s ‘bringing out the military’ at border, 800 troops ready

Politics 10/25/18, 11:16

President Donald Trump says he's "bringing out the military" to address what he's calling a national emergency at the southern border. The comments in Thursday's tweet come as thousands of Central American migrants continue their caravan trek through Mexico toward the hoped-for, but still far-distant U.S. border. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Mattis expected to ...

PHOTOS: Migrant caravan started small, and grew fast

America 10/25/18, 00:20

It began as a group of about 160 people who agreed to leave together from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula, relying on numbers to improve their safety on a trek in hopes of finding better lives in the United States.Honduran migrant Omar Orella pushes fellow migrant Nery Maldonado ...

Migrants set out anew on quest to reach distant US border

World 10/24/18, 09:56

Thousands of Central American migrants renewed their hoped-for march to the United States on Wednesday, setting out before dawn with plans to travel another 45 miles (75 kilometers) of the more than 1,000 miles that still lie before them.The five days of walking in the southernmost reaches of Mexico — ...

As caravan moves north, Trump struggles with what to do

Politics 10/23/18, 17:05

Trump administration officials say they are still evaluating what to do if a migrant caravan arrives at the U.S. southern border. That's despite threats by the president to declare a national emergency or rescind aid from the countries whose people are journeying north.President Donald Trump's Twitter feed reveals bits and ...

Weary migrants still far reaching US border

World 10/23/18, 09:05

Thousands of Central American migrants awoke Tuesday in a makeshift encampment in a rain-soaked town square in far-southern Mexico, some weary, foot-sore and coughing, still distant from their goal of reaching the U.S. border.The caravan, estimated to include more than 7,000 people, had advanced about 45 miles (75 kilometers) since ...

Trump vilifies caravan, says he’ll cut Central American aid

Politics 10/23/18, 01:02

President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a "National ...

Explains: The growing migrant caravan on way to US border

World 10/23/18, 00:10

The caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border has bloomed to more than 7,000 people. Here's why the caravan is bigger than previous ones and drawing so much attention.__WHAT IS THE CARAVAN?The caravan is largely made up of young men and women with children fleeing ...

Trump says he’s reducing Central American aid over migrants

Politics 10/22/18, 09:24

President Donald Trump says the U.S. will begin "cutting off, or substantially reducing" aid to three Central American nations over a migrant caravan heading to the U.S. southern border. Trump tweets: "Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador were not able to do the job of stopping people from leaving their country and ...

Dropping ‘Zero Tolerance’ Signaled Open Door for Illegal Immigrants

Opinion 10/22/18, 09:23

Feeling the political heat over separating families of illegal immigrants, President Donald Trump took executive action in June to scale back his “zero tolerance” policy for border crossers. But under existing law, this had fairly predictable results, immigration experts said. “Catch and release is not an official policy, but it is the ...

Growing caravan of migrants pushes deeper into Mexico

America 10/22/18, 00:09

Thousands of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. stretched out on rain-soaked sidewalks, benches and public plazas in the southern Mexico city of Tapachula, worn down by another day's march under a blazing sun.Keeping together for strength and safety in numbers, some huddled under a metal roof in the ...

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