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Migrants retreat after failed bid to force US-Mexico border
Honduras
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Honduras
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Migrants retreat after failed bid to force US-Mexico border

Said Betanzos and Yemeli Ortega / AFP - November 26, 2018

Hundreds of Central American migrants who tried to force through a Mexican police blockade into the United States retreated to a nearby camp Monday after US border…

Fighting, escaping, hoping: Fleeing Nicaragua
Pic of the Day
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Pic of the Day
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Fighting, escaping, hoping: Fleeing Nicaragua

Alissa Grosskopf - October 31, 2018

Have you seen our video series "Fleeing Nicaragua" yet? The three part series give room to the voices of three refugees from Nicaragua.. They talk about their…

Fleeing Nicaragua: Fight another day
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Fleeing Nicaragua: Fight another day

Alejandro Zúñiga and Alexander Villegas - October 28, 2018

La Cruz, Guanacaste — The message from Nicaraguan refugees to Costa Rica is a uniform one: thank you. Not all Ticos have greeted the asylum-seekers kindly. In mid-August,…

Fleeing Nicaragua: Joining forces against the government
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Fleeing Nicaragua: Joining forces against the government

Alejandro Zúñiga and Alexander Villegas - October 27, 2018

Until 2011, Mayorga says he was a Sandinista, a supporter of the Nicaraguan democratic socialist political party that overthrew the Somoza dynasty in 1979. It wasn’t entirely…

Fleeing Nicaragua: The escape
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Fleeing Nicaragua: The escape

Alejandro Zúñiga and Alexander Villegas - October 26, 2018

La Cruz, Guanacaste — It had all happened so quickly. Lesly Antonio Mayorga says that last December on the streets of Jinotega, Nicaragua, a man approached him…

Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.
Immigration
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Immigration
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Trump warns Honduran president to stop migrants en route to U.S.

AFP - October 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. President Donald Trump warned his Honduran counterpart on Tuesday that he must stop a caravan of thousands of migrants that left his country…

Ecuador invites Costa Rica and other countries to discuss Venezuelan migration
Latin America
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Latin America
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Ecuador invites Costa Rica and other countries to discuss Venezuelan migration

AFP - August 22, 2018

Ecuador is organizing a meeting with the ministers from 13 countries in South and Central America to discuss the exceptionally high number of Venezuelans migrants escaping the…

Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil sends troops after clashes at Venezuela border

AFP / Paula Ramon - August 21, 2018

SAO PAULO, Brazil— Brazil's President, Michel Temer, called an emergency meeting of key ministers Sunday after ordering troops to the border with Venezuela as regional tensions build…

False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica
Nicaragua
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Nicaragua
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False social media posts preceded anti-immigrant protest in Costa Rica

Katherine Stanley - August 19, 2018

One day after dozens of people were arrested after a protest in downtown San José, where people expressed their opposition to an influx of Nicaraguan migrants, it…

Honduras identifies 459 children separated from families in US
Honduras
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Honduras
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Honduras identifies 459 children separated from families in US

AFP - July 15, 2018

A total of 459 Honduran children separated from their parents as a result of Washington's "zero tolerance" immigration policy have now been identified, officials said Friday, a…

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