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US border apprehensions soar 70% in March to 15-year high
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US border apprehensions soar 70% in March to 15-year high

Paul HANDLEY / AFP - April 13, 2021

Apprehensions of undocumented migrants on the US border with Mexico soared 70% in March to 172,331, hitting the highest level in 15 years, data showed Thursday, in a…

Costa Rica requests support for migration ‘fever’ to United States
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica requests support for migration ‘fever’ to United States

AFP - April 6, 2021

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado on Monday called to broaden the response to the "fever" of unauthorized migration to the United States beyond the so-called Northern Triangle…

Mexico and Guatemala in joint effort to slow migrant caravans
Central America
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Central America
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Mexico and Guatemala in joint effort to slow migrant caravans

AFP - April 5, 2021

The governments of Mexico and Guatemala have launched a joint military-police operation along their common border aimed at blocking caravans of migrants hoping to reach the United…

‘The border is closed,’ U.S. tells would-be migrants
Latin America
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Latin America
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‘The border is closed,’ U.S. tells would-be migrants

Brian KNOWLTON / AFP - March 22, 2021

"The border is closed": With those words, a top Biden administration official pushed back Sunday against fast-mounting criticism that it has bungled immigration policy, spurring an influx…

‘American Dream’ dashed for migrants sent back to Mexico
Central America
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Central America
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‘American Dream’ dashed for migrants sent back to Mexico

Herika Martinez / AFP - March 21, 2021

Dirlan Hernandez dreamed of a warm welcome in the United States thanks to President Joe Biden's immigration reforms, but when he crossed over with his son he…

Surge in young migrant border arrivals poses challenge for United States
Central America
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Central America
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Surge in young migrant border arrivals poses challenge for United States

Laura BONILLA / AFP - March 6, 2021

Thousands of minors without papers are arriving at the US border with Mexico, presenting President Joe Biden with a potentially major crisis in one of America's most…

Immigration to headline talks between Biden, Lopez Obrador
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Immigration to headline talks between Biden, Lopez Obrador

AFP - March 1, 2021

The flow of migrants and trade, legal and illegal, across the US-Mexican border will be the focus Monday when President Joe Biden meets with counterpart Andres Manuel…

Costa Rica celebrates U.S. support of global environmental plan
Climate Change
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Climate Change
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Costa Rica celebrates U.S. support of global environmental plan

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 27, 2021

U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday signed an Executive Order that, in part, commits the country to taking bold steps regarding environmental conservation. "The United States and…

‘Multilateralism is back!’ How Costa Rica’s leaders celebrated U.S. inauguration
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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‘Multilateralism is back!’ How Costa Rica’s leaders celebrated U.S. inauguration

Alejandro Zúñiga - January 20, 2021

Costa Rican leaders on Wednesday congratulated Joe Biden as he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States. "Multilateralism is back!" said President Carlos…

Joe Biden sworn in as new U.S. President
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News
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Joe Biden sworn in as new U.S. President

AFP - January 20, 2021

US President Joe Biden called for "unity" and pledged to be a president for "all Americans" at his inauguration in Washington on Wednesday, but warned of the…