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.
By News Desk
The violence affecting life in El Salvador isn't confined within that country's borders. Residents from other parts of Central America, including Guatemala and Honduras, experience similar fears in their daily lives.
By Jude Joffe-Block, Fronteras
CHALCHUAPA, El Salvador — The once-staggering number of Central American child migrants crossing the border has slowed dramatically in recent months. But to discourage future migration flows, many say the violence and poverty that helped trigger the exodus must be…
By Alicia A. Caldwell, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The number of immigrant children caught alone illegally crossing the Mexican border into the United States continued to decline in August, according to figures disclosed Wednesday by the Homeland Security Department.
By Donna Cassata, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — After a period in limbo with a slew of other nominees to be U.S. diplomats around the world, John Tefft gained Senate confirmation Thursday night as America’s new envoy to Russia.
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