Artwork drawn and colored by children hang in almost every room of the house, thanking Casa Alitas (Spanish for “wings”) for its charity.
By Michael D. Regan and Associated Press
The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter rose to 40 on Sunday. The fire began when mattresses were set ablaze during a protest by residents at the overcrowded youth shelter.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Garance Burke, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
By John Carlos Frey, Stephen Fee
A 19-year-old domestic abuse victim from Honduras, profiled two weeks ago on PBS NewsHour Weekend, will receive another opportunity to seek refuge in the United States.
By Alaska Public Media
For Kimberly Mejía Gúzman and her five siblings, moving from Guatemala to Anchorage, A.K. meant the promise of new opportunities -- but it also meant leaving their home behind.
By PBS NewsHour
On Thursday, Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina was forced to resign. By the afternoon, he was in court, accused of taking part in a multi-million dollar bribery operation, and then he spent the night in jail. Judy Woodruff takes a…
By PBS NewsHour
Friday on the NewsHour, a look at how August’s labor report may impact the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. Also: Guatemala’s president resigns and heads to prison on corruption charges, a tale of two Scandinavian countries responding the…
By Alexandra Hall
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned amid allegations of his involvement in a customs fraud scheme, a scandal that has ignited grassroots protests.
By P. J. Tobia
Since last summer the number of Central American migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border has decreased. By a lot. So, problem solved? Not so fast.
By Pete Yost, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some minors under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and whose parents legally reside in the United States.
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