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21 min ago | Common Dreams

Those Kids Crossing the Border From Mexico Wouldn't Be There If...

Supporters of ousted Honduras' President Manuel Zelaya clash with soldiers near the presidential residency Tegucigalpa, Monday, June 29. 2009.


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

4 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Corrupt Honduran Cops Arrested in Double Murder

Three police officers were arrested in connection with last weekend's murder of two women at a restaurant on Tegucigalpa's south side, Honduran authorities said Friday.


Related Topix: Central America, World News,

6 hrs ago | Front

Former Cay Clubs principals Cristal and Dave Clark denied bond as...

Cristal Clark wouldn't open her door when U.S. marshals came knocking in Honduras, and husband Dave was nabbed trying to enter Panama.


Related Topix: World News, Central America

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Hondurans in Dire Straits Pulled North by Rumors

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras-Busloads of deportees from Mexico roll into this industrial city near Central America's Caribbean coast three afternoons a week, disgorging hundreds of women and children who had strove and failed to leave desolate lives behind.


Related Topix: World News

Free Republic

The Children of the Drug Wars - A Refugee Crisis, Not an Immigration Crisis

CRISTIAN OMAR REYES, an 11-year-old sixth grader in the neighborhood of Nueva Suyapa, on the outskirts of Tegucigalpa, tells me he has to get out of Honduras soon - 'no matter what.'


Related Topix: World News

Life Ended There'

I met Mirabel in 2011, four years after she had left her home in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, a city reputed to be the murder capital of the world.


Related Topix: World News

In the Valley, volunteers lend a hand you young migrants

For Jose Luis Zelaya , the harrowing journey from the violent streets of his hometown in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, to the Texas-Mexico border more than a decade ago remains a festering wound.


Related Topix: World News, McAllen, TX, Texas A&M University, Family, Kids

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: World News, Central America, Prison, Family, Kids,

The Catholic Sun Phoenix

Minors at border should be thought of as refugees, speakers say

From the head of the U.S. agency in charge of the welfare of more than 50,000 Central American children who have been apprehended at the Mexican border, to the Honduran cardinal who heads the international Catholic relief agency, Caritas, the message was clear, those minors are as much refugees as the people fleeing upheaval in Syria or South ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Roman Catholic Church, Religion,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Unaccompanied children not fleeing violence, says Guatemala's first lady

A Central American migrants emerge from side streets to crowd onto the tracks, as a northbound freight train arrives in the station in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico, June 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, World News, Central America

Times Herald

Honduran family flees to U.S. to escape threats, violence

It may interest you to know that the price of a children's book hasn't wavered much at all in the... Years ago, my father said to me, 'Son, when the day comes that you find that special girl and you... Brian Duran, 14, of Comayagua, Honduras collects his line-dried laundry at the Senda de Vida migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, June 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, World News, Mexico,

The Marion Star

Immigration debate hitsnear home

It's a place so fraught with danger residents are sending their unaccompanied children to America.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, World News, Central America,

United Nations

Honduras must address widespread impunity for crimes against women, girls - " UN expert

Participants in a workshop on domestic violence in Valle, Honduras. The workshop is intended to show the links between gender, poverty, abuse and disease.


Related Topix: World News, Central America,

Los Angeles Times

Immigration court backlog adds to border crisis

A detainee sleeps inside a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing center in Brownsville, Texas.


Related Topix: Brownsville, TX, World News,

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, World News, Central America, Texas

The Nation

How US Foreign Policy Created an Immigrant Refugee Crisis on Its Own Southern Border

President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington's historic responsibility in Central America.


Related Topix: Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, World News, Liberal Political News

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Spanish Firms to Build Wind Farm in Honduras

Spain's Iberdrola Ingenieria and Gamesa have been awarded a contract to build a 50 MW wind farm in Honduras, Iberdrola said Wednesday in a statement.


Related Topix: World News,

USA Today

Mothers explain why they fled Honduras with children

Though they crossed the Rio Grande River into southern Texas at different times, the two women's experiences were markedly the same.


Related Topix: Texas, Prison, World News, US News, Illegal Immigration

Hispanically Speaking

From Gangs to Coffee Rust: Push factors for Central American Migrants

Giovani Melendez, 31, fled this Central American capital with his family, setting out suddenly on a search for safety in the United States after gangs demanded growing extortion payments he was unable afford.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Scranton, PA

Los Angeles Times

Elite Honduran unit works to stop flow of child emigrants to U.S.

Miguel Martinez Madrid speaks with a mother who was pulled off a Guatemala-bound bus at a roadblock near Ocotepeque, Honduras, this month.


Related Topix: World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel