Protests in the Southern California town of Murietta have added pressure to the mounting debate over how to receive a flood of unaccompanied children migrants from Central America trying to cross into the United States. President Obama has called the…
By Kayla Ruble
Children from Central America who cross the border into the United States alone are able to live, attend public schools and even work without facing immediate consequences, according to an Associated Press investigation.
Hoping to stop the surge of unaccompanied minors arriving in the U.S., Vice President Biden visited Guatemala to get support from Central American leaders. The NewsHour’s P.J. Tobia reports on why kids are coming and what happens to these child…
By P. J. Tobia
A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
The security situation in northern Guatemala is deteriorating as Mexico-based drug cartels extend their reach into the neighboring country.
By News Desk
The military-backed ouster of Honduran President Manuel Zelaya in June 2009 created a political rift in the hemisphere, which still hasn't resolved itself a year later.
More than three months after a coup removed him from office, Honduran President Manuel Zelaya and his rival, interim President Roberto Micheletti, remain at loggerheads. Ray Suarez speaks with Marcelo Ballve of New America Media about the situation.
In other news, the president of Honduras, Manuel Zelaya, was ousted in the first coup in Central America since the end of the Cold War, and Iran's top electoral oversight committee reaffirmed the disputed results of the nation's disputed presidential…
While all independent filmmaking could be considered dangerous in these economic times, what young American director Cary Joji Fukunaga did to make "Sin Nombre" is a more literal interpretation.
Seattle-based coffee company Pura Vida's core mission is to help its bean growers in Central America improve their lives. NewsHour special correspondent Lee Hochberg reports.
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