Ecuador State of Emergency

4,200 Venezuelans enter Ecuador Daily. Ecuador is in a State of Emergency as the Venezuelan Exodus Stretches the Humanitarian capabilities of its Latin American Neighbors.

“We either buy food or buy school supplies.” Parents in Venezuela are facing impossible choices. School desertion is palpable in Venezuelan classrooms. Empty desks, locked classrooms, and only a few teachers have stayed in the country since most cannot afford the $1 a month salary. The economic and […]

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Problem of Violence in Mexico

“I will Attend to the Problem of Violence in Mexico, Personally. Evil must be Fought with Good,” Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

Mexico’s President-Elect, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gave a speech from Ciudad Juarez on August 7th, 2018 to launch the first of his 18 Forums for Peace. The focus of this forum was: Peace and Reconciliation in Mexico. Below, are excerpts from Lopez Obrador’s speech, images from the forum, […]

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Salvadorans in Los Angeles

Salvadorans in Los Angeles Purchase Homes in El Salvador thanks to credit program; Women Buyers on the Rise.

Salvadorans who reside abroad, especially those living in the U.S. have expressed a great interest in acquiring their own homes in El Salvador, according to the Fondo Social Para la Vivienda (Social Funding for Housing), FSV. Last week in Los Angeles, hundreds of Salvadorans attended a fair sponsored […]

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Guatemalan Doctors plan Nationwide Strike

“Those Who Save Your Lives, Make a Miserable Salary,” Guatemalan Doctors plan Nationwide Strike, August 13th

This coming August 13th, doctors across Guatemala plan to strike and suspend all consultations in health centers and hospitals. No medical services will be offered that day as a nationwide protest for salary improvements that have been neglected by the government for years. Health professionals who work for […]

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Mexico agricultural plan

“Let the one who leaves, leave out of choice, not out of necessity, “President-Elect of Mexico, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador.

  The new President-Elect of Mexico, Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador, is planning a transformative agricultural plan including the reforestation of his country.  He has hired a team who will direct a sowing project of 1 million hectares of timber and fruit. On his way to the Selva Lacandona, to […]

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Family Separation

Immigration Expert Details Steps to Fight for Political Asylum and to Recover Children for Parents who have been Deported

What happens next for the families that have been reunited? This group now faces the fight for political asylum. What are the options for the parents who were separated from their children and were deported? Telemundo interviews an immigration expert. Dr. Alma Rosa Nieto, Immigration Attorney, spoke with […]

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charging migrant parents

The House and Senate speak out against charging migrant parents up to $8/min. to speak with their kids

Immigrants held in detention centers are being charged up to $ 8 per minute to make a phone call to talk to their children, from whom they have been separated by the authorities, under the Zero Tolerance policy. A group of 145 legislators led by Congressmen Jared Polis […]

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Deportation

“Her phone and computer are her only links to a life that is no longer her own. Letty uses technology to stay close to loved ones after deportation.”

  Unexpectedly, Letty Stegall was deported to Mexico. Her husband Steve and her daughter Jennifer stayed in the family’s Kansas City home, now without her. The family was blindsided by her deportation and are trying to cope and stay as close as possible through technology. Every day, Letty […]

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“Minors, 12-14 years old, have partners who triple their age. Epidemic teen pregnancy is on the rise in Honduras.”

Honduras is the second country in Latin America with the highest number of teen pregnancies, states the Honduran press, La Prensa. The newspaper has been documenting an epidemic in teen pregnancies on the rise.  Lack of communication between parents and children is one of the reasons identified as […]

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Parents are Charged for Reunification Costs

  Migrants have to pay out of their own pocket to reunite with their children, reports Noticiero Telemundo. The separated families and their advocates had assumed that the government would be responsible for covering the expenses to reunify the families since the Trump administration has opted to separate […]

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