Honduras president, others targets of DEA investigation

New York 05/30/19, 18:08

U.S. federal court documents show Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández and some of his closest advisers were among the targets of a Drug Enforcement Administration investigation. A document filed by prosecutors on Tuesday in the Southern District of New York mentions ...

Photos capture near-drowning of family on US-Mexico border

U.S. 05/15/19, 12:56

New photos capture the dramatic rescue of a 7-year-old boy from Honduras who nearly drowned in the river separating the U.S. and Mexico until Border Patrol agents rescued him. The San Antonio Express-News reported Wednesday on the rescue of four adults ...

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid

World 04/30/19, 13:27

Calls for a new migrant caravan went largely unheeded Tuesday as a relatively small group departed from Honduras, a week after a raid by Mexican police resulted in hundreds of detentions and the dissolution of a previous caravan.Conversation in online ...

Migrants fearful after hundreds arrested in Mexico raid

America 04/23/19, 18:31

Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in the woods after hundreds were ...

Pompeo defends Trump Central America aid cuts

Politics 04/10/19, 11:02

The Trump administration defended on Wednesday cuts in direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras amid a surge of migrants crossing into the U.S. the southern border. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo insisted that U.S. aid to Central America ...

Mexico to issue limited humanitarian visas to migrants

America 03/31/19, 19:06

Mexican immigration officials plan to issue humanitarian visas on a "limited basis" starting Monday to some of the roughly 2,500 Central American and Caribbean migrants gathered in the southern state of Chiapas. The National Migration Institute said Sunday it will give ...

Update: Trump moves to cut aid to Central America

Politics 03/30/19, 09:09

The Latest on Trump administration moves on immigration through U.S. border with Mexico (all times local): ___ 10 a.m. The Trump administration says it is cutting direct U.S. aid to three Central American countries. The State Department says in a statement that it will ...

Mexico braces for new caravan of Central American migrants

U.S. 03/29/19, 03:50

Mexico is bracing for the possible arrival of the "mother of all caravans," even as doubts arise over whether the group of Central American migrants will be all that big. Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero has said a caravan of migrants ...

Trump criticizes Central America, Mexico on border

Politics 03/28/19, 13:10

President Donald Trump on Thursday accused Mexican and Central American leaders of doing "nothing" to prevent illegal immigrants from coming to the United States — one day after his administration signed an agreement with some of those same leaders aimed ...

More immigrants sue US over end to protected status

U.S. 02/11/19, 16:44

Immigrants from Honduras and Nepal have filed a lawsuit alleging the Trump administration unfairly ended a program that lets them live and work in the United States. The lawsuit filed late Sunday in federal court in San Francisco alleges that the ...

US-Mexico border arrests fall in January, 2nd straight drop

U.S. 02/08/19, 11:29

The number of people arrested or stopped for immigration violations at the U.S. border with Mexico eased in January. It's a relatively small decline in line with seasonal trends.Customs and Border Protection says it made 58,207 arrests or denials of ...

Courts turn away hundreds of immigrants, blame shutdown

U.S. 01/31/19, 16:20

The already backlogged immigration courts faced more hurdles Thursday when hundreds of immigrants arrived with government-issued notices to appear in court for hearings that were never scheduled.U.S. immigration officials blamed the government shutdown and the extreme winter weather for the ...

Interview: El Salvador’s leading candidate targets graft

America 01/31/19, 00:01

Salvadorans have watched as internationally sponsored investigative bodies in neighboring Guatemala and Honduras brought high-profile cases that took down corrupt politicians and businesspeople. Nayib Bukele wants to give his compatriots their own version of that.Bukele, a young businessman and former ...

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