BROWNSVILLE, Texas – A member of the dangerous Salvadoran gang MS18 who had entered the country illegally will spend 30 months in prison before getting sent back to El Salvador. On Friday morning U.S. District Judge Andrew S. Hanen sentenced...Show More Summary
There is a crisis of tragic proportions concerning the children of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras...but the crisis is not at the U.S. Border. The 57,000 children who have recently amassed there are a tiny percentage of the hundreds...Show More Summary
By Nicholas Pardini: Pricesmart (NASDAQ:PSMT) is the Costco of Central America and the Caribbean. It operates warehouse clubs in Costa Rica, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, El Salvador, Honduras, Aruba, Barbados, Jamaica, Nicaragua, and the United States Virgin Islands. Show More Summary
In El Salvador, poverty is an obstacle to survival for Jesús and his family. The post Meet Jesús, A 17-Year-Old Living In Crushing Poverty After Being Deported appeared first on ThinkProgress.
HOUSTON, Texas -- A 46-year-old man from El Salvador was recently caught smuggling seven ounces of cocaine hidden in tamales. Authorities intercepted the attempted smuggling at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport. A statement obtained by U.S. Show More Summary
By deporting almost 130,000 individual with criminal backgrounds to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in less than a decade, the United States co-created the lethal violence that Central American children are fleeing. Therefore, we are now, as lawyers would say, equitably stopped from deporting them back to the same peril. Show More Summary
The story always starts the same way: unaccompanied kids, and sometimes whole families, fleeing terrible violence in Central America. It must be terrible indeed, because the journey north is a perilous one. Yet parents and kids continue to make that dangerous trip. Show More Summary
An immigrant from El Salvador has been deported to face charges in the murder of an American man who was gunned down near a coffee farm in Salvador in 2013, Mlive is reporting. Immigration officials say Nuri Aquino Torres, who was deported back to her native country of El Salvador on Wednesday, August 20, 2014,
El Salvador: “For me Romero is a man of God,” declared Pope Francis who eased the process for a possible beatification of assassinated Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero. Argentina: President Cristina Fernandez proposed legislation for a debt swap that would prevent a U.S. Show More Summary
Border Patrol agents have apprehended two illegal immigrants from Central America convicted in the U.S. for sex offenses in recent days. Customs and Border Protection announced Monday that the agents at the Eagle Pass area in Texas made arrests of two sex offenders this month in two separate incidents. Show More Summary
The deportation mill is running at full speed, and its helpless victims are the unaccompanied children who arrived at the Mexico border from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala to save their lives.
Imagine waking up in a hospital and learning you are under arrest, accused of killing your own infant, despite your efforts to explain you had a miscarriage.
The debate over the large-scale migration of children from Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico has characteristically devolved into political theater. Perversely, as the evidence builds regarding the dangers that have drivenShow More Summary
Google Play Music All Access (yup, that mouthful is the full name of Google's streaming music service) has added to nine Central and South American countries: The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Show More Summary
Google’s incredibly wordy Google Play Music All Access streaming-music service is expanding to nine Central and South American countries. The new countries include: The Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Show More Summary
Customs and Border Protection agents have seized approximately $80,000 worth of cocaine, hidden inside candy, from a Honduran woman traveling to the United States “on business” from El Salvador. According to CBP, agents at Washington...Show More Summary
When I told my mother that I had agreed to travel to El Salvador, she told me one thing, "No vayas. Es un país de pura violencia," or "Do not go. It's a country full of violence." Deep down, I knew she was right, but after spending time...Show More Summary
Where are the migrants from? El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Until recently, most people crossing the Mexican border illegally into the U.S. were Mexicans looking for work. But in the past two years, the net migration from Mexico has become essentially zero. Show More Summary
by Raquel O'Byrne Program Associate, Program for Global Advocacy Photo Credit: SIPSE "Most Dangerous Country" may be the least desirable title in the world and yet the one that Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala often battle for, leading...Show More Summary
Tomasky thinks we need to take a hard look at our own role in Central America’s descent into violence: So in the three crisis countries, or at least in two of them (Guatemala and El Salvador), there’s a pattern. U.S.-sponsored civil wars tore the country apart in the 1980s. What happened next? As Ryan Grim […]