Category: Central America

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Nov
2020

National Hurricane Center Predicts Possible 30th Hurricane This Year In AtlanticNational Hurricane Center Predicts Possible 30th Hurricane This Year In Atlantic

The National Hurricane Center predicted a possible 30th named hurricane in the 2020 season in the Atlantic, The New York Post reported. “1 PM EST Nov 14th Intermediate Advisory: Hurricane Watches have been issued for Providencia Island and portions of the coasts of Nicaragua and Honduras. More info:,” The National Hurricane Center tweeted Saturday. (RELATED: National […]

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Oct
2020

Apprehensions At Southern Border Decreased By Nearly Half From Last Year 2019, CBP SaysApprehensions At Southern Border Decreased By Nearly Half From Last Year 2019, CBP Says

Nearly half as many migrants were apprehended at the southern border during fiscal year 2020 as in the previous year, Customs and Border Protection announced Wednesday. A total of 400,651 migrants were apprehended between ports of entry at the southern border in fiscal year 2020, which ended with September, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced. […]

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Jun
2020

Coronavirus generates serious political and social crisis in Central AmericaCoronavirus generates serious political and social crisis in Central America

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro… The situation of the global pandemic in the American continent is very well documented by the western media about the US, Brazil and Mexico, which, respectively, are the American countries most affected in the world […]

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May
2020

Costa Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, Ending Years-Long Dispute Over Marriage LawCosta Rica Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage, Ending Years-Long Dispute Over Marriage Law

Costa Rica legalized same-sex marriage Tuesday after a landmark court ruling went into effect, marking the end of a two-year dispute over the country’s marriage laws. Costa Rica is the sixth country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage and the first in Central America. Same-sex marriage became a central issue in Costa Rica’s 2018 […]

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Mar
2020

ICE Is Using Its Deportation Flights To Bring Home Americans Stuck AbroadICE Is Using Its Deportation Flights To Bring Home Americans Stuck Abroad

March 29, 2020 11:30 AM ET ICE Air Operations, the air transportation arm of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), has so far rescued 466 U.S. citizens stranded in the Northern Triangle region of Central America amid the coronavirus pandemic. Following orders of final removal, ICE deported Salvadoran and Honduran nationals back to their home countries […]

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Dec
2019

El Salvador’s President Says He Can’t Honor Asylum Deal He Made With TrumpEl Salvador’s President Says He Can’t Honor Asylum Deal He Made With Trump

December 16, 2019 11:45 AM ET El Salvador President Nayib Bukele admitted in a recent interview that his country doesn’t have the infrastructure to carry out an asylum deal it made with the Trump administration.  Bukele, admitting that his country’s economic situation was in “shatters” and noting the high crime rate, said his government doesn’t […]

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Oct
2019

Over Half A Million Central Americans Entered Mexico Illegally In First Half Of 2019Over Half A Million Central Americans Entered Mexico Illegally In First Half Of 2019

October 01, 2019 6:21 PM ET Over 500,000 thousand Central American migrants entered Mexico illegally during the first six months of 2019, revealing the extent of the immigration crisis. Mexico Interior Secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero revealed that more than half a million Central American migrants have entered her country between January and June of this […]

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Jul
2019

Joe Biden Fueled the Latin American Migration CrisisJoe Biden Fueled the Latin American Migration Crisis

Colombians and Hondurans tell Max Blumenthal about the damage the U.S. presidential candidate has done to their societies. By Max BlumenthalThe Grayzone While campaigning for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination this year, former Senator and Vice President Joseph Biden has touted the crucial role he played in designing U.S. mega-development and drug war campaigns that […]

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Jul
2019

Left Unchecked, Trump Will Obliterate Right to AsylumLeft Unchecked, Trump Will Obliterate Right to Asylum

The president’s new asylum rule extends his systematic assault on migrants and undermines well-established law, says Marjorie Cohn. By Marjorie CohnTruthout Since his inauguration, Donald Trump has made 600 unilateral changes in immigration policy, more than any president in recent memory. Pursuant to its “zero tolerance policy,” the administration arrested undocumented immigrants who crossed the border, took thousands of their children […]

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Jul
2019

Mexican Authorities Find Migrant Smuggling Ring Using Delivery TrucksMexican Authorities Find Migrant Smuggling Ring Using Delivery Trucks

Mexican authorities announced Monday they discovered a smuggling ring using tractor-trailer trucks disguised as freight deliveries to transport migrants. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador stated that authorities had found a tractor-trailer rig disguised with the logo of Soriana, one of Mexico’s largest grocery store chains. However, this truck was carrying migrants instead of groceries, […]

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