Earlier this week, Honduran journalist Lourdes Ramírez was one of three women worldwide awarded a 2015 Courage in Journalism Award from the International Women's Media Foundation. Her experience as a female journalist is a microcosm of the danger in Honduras,…
In Honduras, poverty, gang violence and corruption are fueling a domestic-violence epidemic in the Central American country where on average, a woman is murdered every 13 hours. As a result, many Honduran women flee the country and become part of…
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.
March of this year was the most deadly month on record in El Salvador in more than a decade.
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 Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Even as they grapple with an immigration crisis at the border, White House officials are making plans to act before November’s mid-term elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants who are in this country illegally,…
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