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  1. Q&A: Border Officers Play Key Role in Enforcing Travel BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Voice of America

    U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers will be key players in putting President Donald Trump's revised travel ban into effect on Thursday, affecting visitors from six mostly Muslim countries. They are the officers dressed in blue who are stationed at airports and border crossings and screen people coming into the U.S. They stamp passports, inspect travel documents, confiscate drugs and other illicit items and make sure belongings and purchases are properly declared.


  2. Romania to Buy Patriot Missiles From US Company to Boost DefensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Voice of America

    A Patriot surface-to-air missile battery is pictured at a training ground in Fort Bliss near El Paso, Texas, Feb. 15, 2012. NATO member Romania plans to buy Patriot missiles from U.S. company Raytheon to help protect its airspace, a senior Defense Ministry official said Thursday.


  3. Fugitive Former Mexican Governor Arrested in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | Voice of America

    Javier Duarte, the fugitive former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state who is accused of running a corruption ring to pilfer from state coffers, was detained in Guatemala Saturday. A statement from Mexico's federal Attorney General's Office said Duarte was detained with the cooperation of Guatemalan police and the country's Interpol office in Panajachel, which is a picturesque tourist town on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala's highlands.


  4. Mexican Newspaper Closes Out of Fear for Journalists' SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | Voice of America

    El Norte newspaper is pictured after the paper announced its closure due to what it says is a situation of violence against journalists in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 2, 2017. "Adios!" With that front-page farewell, the daily El Norte newspaper in the northern Mexico city of Juarez announced its closing this week - primarily out of fear for its journalists' safety.


  5. Trump's Plan to Halt 'Catch and Release' of Migrants Could Hit a WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Voice of America

    A bag containing the belongings of an undocumented immigrant family from Guatemala is pictured after their arrival to Annunciation House, an organization that provides shelter to immigrants and refugees, in El Paso, U.S., Jan. 17, 2017. President Donald Trump's plan to end the policy of "catch and release" - where illegal immigrants are caught and then freed pending hearings - could hit a wall, immigrant advocates warn, and not the one he is planning to build on the Mexican border.


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