El Salvador

The Trump administration wants more than 400,000 people to leave the U.S. Here’s who they are and why

For nearly three decades, the United States has allowed immigrants from certain countries plagued by civil war or natural disasters to live here until conditions in their homelands improved.<p>Such immigrants entered the country under what is known as Temporary Protected Status. Every 18 months, …

News (U.S.)

Bloody uprising in Nicaragua could trigger the next Central American refugee crisis

Central American migrants have long been at the center of what consecutive U.S. administrations have called the immigration “crisis.”<p>Each year, …

Central America

Paris Jackson Poses Topless For New Shoe Campaign

The model shot a couple of scantily-clad artistic photographs for the new RE/DONE + Weejuns footwear collection.<p>Paris Jackson loves causing a stir by …

Photographers

Abortions After Roe v. Wade Wouldn't Be Just Like the Bad Old Days

Experts disagree on the likelihood that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade, the legal case that established a right to abortion in the U.S. But they agree that even if that remains federal law, state-by-state regulations could continue to prevent women from receiving an abortion in a …

Opinion

Immigrant shelters drug traumatized teenagers without consent

Fleeing an abusive stepfather in El Salvador, Gabriela headed for Oakland, California, where her grandfather had promised to take her in. When the teenager reached the U.S. border in January 2017, she was brought to a federally funded shelter in Texas.<p>Initially, staff described her as receptive and …

Mental Health

This Immigrant Returned To Her Dangerous Home Country — Where She’d Been Raped — After Having A Miscarriage In A US Detention Center

John Moore / Getty Images<p>A pregnant immigrant from El Salvador — who is not E. — next to a Border Patrol truck after turning herself in on December …

Immigration

Photographer squashed by Mario Mandzukic & Co. given free holiday by Croatia's tourist board

The AFP photographer managed to take some excellent snaps while submerged under a pile of Croatia players following Mario Mandzukic's World Cup …

FIFA World Cup

The Latest: Advocates say extension for Somalis not enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's decision to extend protected status for Somalis (all times local):<p>6 p.m.<p>Advocates for Somali nationals who are living in the United States say they are disappointed that the Trump administration chose to extend — and not redesignate — a …

Immigration

Bay Area political events: Supreme Court, naked bike ride

Upcoming political events in the Bay Area.<p><b>FRIDAY</b><p><b>Supreme Court</b>: A socialist analysis of recent U.S. Supreme Court rulings on President Trump’s travel …

San Francisco Bay Area

Ex-Amb. Pickering: Putin Wants Russia to Be 'Equal Co-Partner' With US

Former U.S. ambassador to Russia Thomas Pickering said Vladimir Putin’s goal is for Russia to be seen on an equal footing with the United …

Russia

“I Feel Like I Am Trash”: Immigrant Children Describe Squalid Conditions In Detention Centers Along The US Border

Jose Luis Gonzalez / Reuters<p>Salvadoran immigrants outside the House of the Migrant shelter.<p>Immigrant children and their families apprehended at the …

Immigration

Trump's immigration policies were supposed to make the border safer. Experts say the opposite is happening.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Before US immigration authorities detained him and took his son, the Honduran migrant said he spent three days in the hands of armed men who identified themselves as members of the Gulf Cartel.<p>Christian, who did not want his full name used, said he was traveling to the US border with his …

News (U.S.)

Immigrant parents have trouble reaching separated children

NEW YORK (AP) — An immigrant father from Guatemala dotes over his despondent teenage daughter during a weekly 10-minute phone call, while other parents wait weeks for the phone to ring.<p>A mother in Louisiana has phone video chats with her detained 5-year-old son in Texas, while a Honduran …

News (U.S.)

Friday, July 20, 2018

From Kaiser Health News - Latest Stories:<p>Kaiser Health News Original Stories<p>KHN senior correspondent Sarah Varney reports on how the island’s …

Health Care

Millicom International Cellular S.A.'s (MIICF) CEO Mauricio Ramos on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Millicom International Cellular S.A. (OTCPK:MIICF) Q2 2018 Results Earnings Conference Call July 20, 2018 8:00 AM ET<p><b>Executives</b><p>Michel Morin - VP of …

Central America

How many of the world’s languages are endangered?

The endangered list<p><b>1 Wiradjuri, Australia</b> <br>Only 40 of the country’s original 250 indigenous languages remain, with just 30 Wiradjuri speakers left <b><br>2</b> …

Language

Given What the U.S. Has Done to the World, It Should Be Letting All Refugees In

People across the United States and around the world have been rightly outraged by U.S. federal agencies’ detention of migrants and separation of …

Middle East

ICE Agents Use Deception, Coercion Against Migrants

A month after President Donald Trump reversed his abhorrent policy of forcibly separating migrant families at the border, its consequences continue – …

Immigration

Asylum Requested, Asylum Denied: the Families Waiting to be Waitlisted in Mexico

The toddlers also group up, but stay closer to their mothers. They sit in a circle -- some cross-legged, some on their knees, and roll small …

Immigration

US no longer stands for human rights around the world

The American flag flies over the U.S. Embassy in San Salvador, El Salvador, on July 13, 2018. President Trump earlier this year reportedly described …

Human Rights

This Millennial Woman Is Fighting Human Trafficking With The Skill You'd Least Expect

A lot of little girls grow up dreaming of changing the world. And some little girls grow into women who actually do it — with whatever tools they …

Central America

Walz, USA Women Open Training Camp in Preparation of FIBA Americas

<b>COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –</b> In preparation of the 2018 FIBA Americas Championship, University of Louisville women's basketball head coach Jeff Walz and …

USA Basketball

East Coast MS-13 leader sentenced to 19 years in prison

11 hours ago<p>BOSTON (AP) — An East Coast leader of the violent Central American street gang MS-13 has been sentenced to more than 19 years in …

Crime

Portland: Taste Salvadoran Coffee And Meet The Producer At La Lucha

Portland, it’s time to get your learn on. Thursday, July 26th, Buckman Coffee Factory has teamed up with Oatly and Sustainable Harvest Coffee …

Coffee

As Migrant Families Reunite, Texas Border Cities Scramble to Help

SAN JUAN, Tex. — The delivery trucks keep pulling up to one of the largest churches on the South Texas border. They have unloaded thousands of diapers in recent days — tall stacks of diaper boxes sit on pallets outside an auditorium, wrapped tightly in plastic. On Tuesday, Dairy Queen even showed …

News (U.S.)

LatAm debunks persistent myth about anti-Christian persecution

Recent developments in the Central American nations of Nicaragua and Venezuela both offer not only sobering indications about the direction of those …

Human Rights

UN chief welcomes new push by El Salvador’s political parties to begin fresh dialogue

In a statement from his Spokesperson, the UN chief describes the framework as an effort “to reach medium and long-term agreements for the benefit of …

Central America

These photos tell migrants’ stories of crossing the border and the humanity behind their journey

The photo shows a partially healed knife wound, inflicted by the gang its bearer flees.<p>In another, there’s a man with a backpack, his legs a blur as …

North Carolina

The Bipartisan War on Central and South American Women

Photo by Kate Ausburn | CC BY 2.0An under-examined element of the Trump Administration’s war on immigrants was the ruling by Attorney General Jeff …

Domestic Violence

Argentina raises hopes with $300 allowance for orphans of femicide

One woman is killed every 30 hours in Argentina, campaigners say, leaving many children orphaned.<p>By Anastasia Moloney<p>BOGOTA, July 19 (Thomson Reuters …

Latin America