Kathleen Ozment

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Border Crisis: Central American Churches Try to Keep Children Home

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Immigration

Honduras wants 'mini-Marshall plan' for U.S. aid on migrants

TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) - Honduran officials on Wednesday called for U.S. aid to Central America to reduce violence that has fueled a surge of child migration to the United States, with the foreign minister calling for a “mini-Marshall plan” to attack the broader underlying problems.<p>Honduras' …

Journalist, activist released by US Border Patrol

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — Prominent immigration activist and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who has lived and worked in the U.S. …

Mexico southern border control so far just talk

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Mexico is promising to stem the flow of Central American migrants to the United States by tightening control at its …

Good samaritans launch mission to save migrants in the Mediterranean

Couple will fund search and rescue project, including using drones, with 65,000 migrants making perilous crossing this year<p>Two philanthropists are in the final stages of preparing what is thought to be the first privately-funded search and rescue operation for migrants in the Mediterranean.

Children of the Americas: From Central America to South Florida

Children have arrived in the United States without their parents for decades, but over the past two years the number of unaccompanied minors — …

Opinion: Like those children, I fled Central America - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Pablo Alvarado is the executive director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- A few days after my little brother received death threats, he and I jumped on top of <i>la Bestia</i> -- the Beast -- the …

U.S.-Commissioned Propaganda Song a Hit in Central America

Guess who commissioned “La Bestia,” a Central American radio hit about the dangers of the journey to America?<p>“Migrants from everywhere, entrenched …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

Books

The Week in Review: Live From Latin America

Inside Flipboard / June 6, 2014<p>Connected by language and history, Latin America is a broad tapestry of many different people and ideas. An important …

These Mason Jar Salads Are Your New Go-To Lunch

Bringing lunch to work can feel like a chore -- it requires planning, getting up early to pack your lunch or remembering to prepare it before you go to bed. It needs to be portable and it needs to be exciting, but it also can't be smelly (sorry tuna fish or egg salad sandwich lovers. We're fans, …

Herbal Essence: Just Add Water

I’m not good at remembering to drink water. The number of glasses I drink on a daily basis often doesn’t move beyond two–never mind the recommended …