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7 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Children Crossing Borders

Few images tug at our heartstrings more than those of sleeping children. Such pictures have been prominent in illustrating newspaper stories about the surge of children across our southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Tegucigalpa, Honduras Travel, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel, World News, Prison, Drugs, US News, Illegal Immigration

Mon Sep 15, 2014

State Department

Press Releases: Honduras' Independence Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Honduras on the 193rd anniversary of your independence. The United States pursues its shared priorities with the government and people of Honduras.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News

The China Post

Honduran kids escape violence for life in US

Cristian remembers the day his two best friends told him they were going to attempt a dangerous trip alone from Honduras to the United States to escape gang violence ravaging their country. "They did not have money to pay a trafficker, but they were being threatened by the Mara Salvatrucha," Cristian told AFP, referring to one of the country's feared gangs.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Central America, Family, Kids, US News, Illegal Immigration

Sun Sep 14, 2014

KLRN-TV San Antonio

El Salvador & Honduras

In Honduras, she swims with dolphins, spends the day at a banana plantation, visits the Mayan ruins of Copan and learns how to roll cigars in Santa Rosa de Copan.

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Related Topix: Central America

Newsday

Central American Parade and Festival draws hundreds to Hempstead

Thousands of people flocked to Hempstead marking Central America's independence with dancing, traditional music and food to celebrate their roots and heritage on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Summit, NJ

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Atlantic

Engineering Mosquitoes to Spread Health

When I eloped to the Caribbean island of Roatan, Honduras, in February 2002, I returned with a new husband, a tan, and a tropical illness. Dengue fever started as a dull ache in my lower back, and escalated quickly until it felt as if I'd been hit with a baseball bat.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Florida, Entomology, Science, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Fri Sep 12, 2014

International Monetary Fund

Honduras: IMF Mission Concludes Visit

An International Monetary Fund mission, led by Mr. Lisandro Abrego, visited Honduras during September 2-12 to discuss a three-year Fund-supported program. The mission met with Minister Coordinator of the Government Jorge Hernandez Alcerro, Central Bank Governor and Head of the Economic Cabinet Marlon Tabora, Minister of Finance Wilfredo Cerrato, other senior government officials and representatives of the private sector.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News,

Philly.com

Honduran city's violence adding to immigration surge

Shot twice in the face by two men on bicycles as he changed a car tire, Omar Gabaretta, 34, died Sunday and was brought to the morgue in this steamy city, which has the world's highest homicide rate. On Monday, his cousin Claudia, 28 and pregnant, went there in a red pickup with a simple, black-painted coffin to claim his body.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Illegal Immigration, World News,

Thu Sep 11, 2014

International Business Times

Inmates Entering Ohio Prisons for Crimes Linked to Opioid Use Up 8.3%

Because of a state-wide heroin and opioid epidemic, Ohio is locking up hundreds of non-violent, drug-addicted offenders yearly. For the 13-year period 2000 to 2013, the number of people accused of possession and petty theft tied to heroin or opioid use went up to 8.3 per cent from 1.6 per cent.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, World News, Central America, Tarpon Springs, FL

Daily Kos

Connect! Unite! Act! Pikes Peak, Mojave, Coachella, NYC & Seattle Meet-up Info - YOUR Bucket List?

A daily series, Connect! Unite! Act! seeks to create face-to-face networks in each congressional district. Groups regularly socialize but also get out the vote, support candidates and engage in other local political actions that help our progressive movement grow and exert influence on the powers-that-be.

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Related Topix: Metal, World News, Central America, US News, Liberal Political News

National Public Radio

Child Migrants Settle Uneasily In The Big Easy

Last June, 13-year-old Yashua Cantillano and his 11-year-old brother, Alinhoel, left their uncle's home in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, with a change of clothes in plastic bags, some snacks, water and their mother's phone number scribbled on a piece of paper. With the help of a smuggler or coyote, Sulmi says they got to the Mexican border city of Reynosa about 11 miles south of McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: World News, Central America, Mexico, Prison, Family, Kids, New Orleans, LA

Wed Sep 10, 2014

AlertNet

Honduras arrests alleged drug trafficker wanted by the U.S.

Honduran police on Wednesday arrested an alleged drug trafficker wanted by the United States, the security ministry said. Juving Alexander Peralta was caught near the Caribbean coastal city of La Ceiba, 185 km north of the capital Tegucigalpa.

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River Front Times

Welcome to Purgatory

The past few months have been about making up for lost time for sixteen-year-old Karla and her family.

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River Front Times

A Honduran Teen Risked It All to Join Her Family in St. Louis. Will She Be Allowed to Stay?

The past few months have been about making up for lost time for sixteen-year-old Karla and her family.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Switched

As Unaccompanied Children Cross Border, One Group Tries To Get Them Lawyers

A woman and her daughter hold hands as she speaks to the press upon arriving in San Pedro Sula, about 260 km north of Tegucigalpa, on July 14, 2014 after being deported from the United States. A first group of 120 deportees from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala who had crossed into the United States illegally were repatriated by plane to their countries -- most of them unaccompanied youths.

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Related Topix: World News, Family, Kids

Indybay.org

August 2014 Honduras Coup Update

A monthly update of the political persecution and plunder in Honduras - see archives here: http://sydneywithhonduras.wordpress.com/monthly-news-summaries/ AUGUST 2014, Honduras coup update: Political persecution from this August 2014... Woman resistance leader and organiser of farmers sector killed While political assassinations go by almost unnoticed way too frequently in Honduras, amongst those in social movements of Honduras, everyone is speaking of Margarita Murillo. They are saying having killed her, people will revolt for real.

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Stuff.co.nz

Parents' tough decision to leave children behind

When Silvia Padilla was pregnant with her second daughter, she and her husband, Marvin Varela, hatched a plan that broke their hearts: They would go to America and leave their girls behind. Marvin left Honduras with a smuggler one night in 2004.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Immigration Reform, World News

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Pacific Daily News

On the fridge

September is Library Card Sign-up Month. Visit any Guam Public Library System branch to sign up for the most important school supply of all -- a library card.

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Related Topix: World News, Education Etc., Palau, Oceania, Micronesia, Marshall Islands, University of Guam

Sat Sep 06, 2014

CBC News

Obama to delay immigration action until after midterms

White House officials say circumventing Congress through executive actions on immigration during the campaign would politicize the issue. Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, White House officials said.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Pacific Daily News

On the Fridge

Visit any Guam Public Library System branch to sign up for the most important school supply of all -- a library card.

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Related Topix: World News, Guam, University of Guam, Education Etc.

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