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2 hrs ago | The Salinas Californian

Norris Burkes' daughter returns to HondurasNorris Burkes' daughter...

A daughter's visit to the epicenter of the immigration debate has caused much reflection on what America is supposed to be all about.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News,

Fri Jul 11, 2014


Toronto Latin-American and Caribbean communities feel left out of Pan Am Games

Hordes of athletes from the Americas and the Caribbean competing in next summer's Pan Am and Parapan Games might find themselves without a cheering crowd of local supporters from their home countries, a community leader says.


Related Topix: World News, Dominica

Virgin Islands Daily News

Prosecutors drop charges against man shot by cop at Kirwan Terrace

The V.I. Government has dropped all charges against Azamba Galloway, the 23-year-old man shot by a police officer in the midst of a chase in the Kirwan Terrace housing community on St. Thomas in May. During Galloway's arraignment Thursday in V.I. Superior Court, the V.I. Attorney General's Office requested that all of the charges be discontinued, ... (more)


Related Topix: University of the Virgin Islands, World News, Virgin Islands

The Freeport News

2014 Independence Celebration; Bahamians urged to return to Christian heritage

Grand Bahama Christian Council President Peter Pinder called on Bahamians to reaffirm the country's Christian heritage and reinstate prayer in the home.


Related Topix: The Bahamas, World News, Wedding

Accountancy Age

Nando's accused of using offshore tax avoidance structure

A 750m trust held in the Channel Islands sits at the top of the structure, which sees the South African chain's capital flow through Malta, the Isle of Man, Guernsey, the Netherlands, Ireland, Luxembourg, Panama and the British Virgin Islands, the Guardian reported.


Related Topix: Isle of Man, Europe, World News, British Virgin Islands

The Daily Beast

The L.A. Gangs Behind Border-Kid CrisisBy Michael Daly

Tens of thousands of Honduran thugs have been flown home on Con Air since 2001. Now, what they learned on U.S. streets with the monstrous M-13 and M-18 has sent children fleeing north.


Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Prison, Family, Kids,

Virgin Islands Daily News

Buckley's same-sex marriage bill sparks fierce debate

Daily News Photo by R. JALANI HORTON On Wednesday evening, a group of worshippers attended the "Power Week" gathering at the Joseph Aubain Ballpark in Frenchtown, a regularly scheduled meeting that also served as a rally against Sen. Judy Buckley's marriage equality bill.


Related Topix: World News, Virgin Islands, US News, US Supreme Court

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Diplomats discuss obligations on aiding refugees

Officials from the U.S., Mexico and Central American nations have begun a two-day meeting in Nicaragua at which they are expected to discuss the possibility of treating Central American migrants fleeing violence in their homelands to be treated as refugees.


Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News,

The Bennington Banner

Paltry car sales seen as sign of Cuba's priorities

Just steps from the Florida Straits, dozens of vehicles sit covered in grime and baking in the Caribbean sun.


Related Topix: Cuba, World News,

Haiti leader vows action on documents for migrants

Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe also said Haiti would reduce the cost of a passport from $80 to about $25, making it more affordable for migrants in the Dominican Republic who typically earn $5 a day or less.


Related Topix: Dominican Republic, Dominican Republic Travel, Caribbean Travel, World News

The Washington Post

Opposition sides claim Haiti elections jeopardized

Haiti's leading opposition factions allege the country's presidentially appointed electoral council is stacking the deck in favor of President Michel Martelly.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News

The Economist

Crime in Latin America: A broken system

PEDRO RODRIGUEZ, head of Nicaragua's youth-affairs police, grabs the shoulder of 17-year-old Axel Matus and gives it a shake.


Related Topix: Nicaragua, World News, Vanderbilt University

Bellingham Herald

Central American children fleeing from gangs reach U.S. border

They were found within days of each other, both dead. Anthony, 13, and a friend had been shot in the head; Kenneth, 7, had been tortured and beaten with sticks and rocks.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Honduras, World News, Texas


Guatemalan Children Risk Lives To Get To US

The surge of migrants from Central America to the United States shows no sign of easing, despite what Barack Obama calls a 'humanitarian crisis'.


Related Topix: Guatemala, World News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Country Weekly

The Gatlin Brothers: First Country Performers To Entertain U.S. Troops In Haiti

"We believe that being patriotic is not old-fashioned," said the Gatlin Brothers' Larry Gatlin, during his rendezvous with American troops in Haiti.


Related Topix: Haiti, World News, Travel, Haiti Travel, Caribbean Travel, The Gatlin Brothers, Country, Theater, Arts, Myrtle Beach, SC


Sloan Hanson: A Day of Victory, Defeat and Hospitality During Soccer Camp in Costa Rica

This is the second of five installments about his experience. Click here for the first one.


Related Topix: Costa Rica, World News, Santa Barbara, CA

Redwood Times

Yanique makes US Virgin Islands seem vast in debut

For most of us, if we think about the U.S. Virgin Islands at all, we think just of tropical resorts and hurricanes.


Related Topix: World News, Virgin Islands

WPTV Local News

US, Cuba hold migration talks in Washington

U.S. and Cuban government officials were meeting in Washington on Wednesday for the latest round of migration talks, a rare chance for dialogue between two countries that have not had full diplomatic relations for more than five decades.


Related Topix: Prison, Cuba, World News,

KHOU-TV Houston

Poverty and murder propel 13-year old Salvadoran girl to Dallas

There are many faces of the border crisis. According to the Office of Refugee Resettlement, 52,000 children have crossed the Texas border illegally since October; most of them coming to escape danger and poverty in Central America.


Related Topix: World News, El Salvador, Immigration Reform

Stabroek News

No arrest in murder of Dana Seetahala 67 days later

With today marking 67 days since the murder of Senior Counsel Dana Seetahal, her relatives are questioning why no one has been arrested and charged with her death.


Related Topix: Trinidad and Tobago, World News