Migration From Central America Driven By Climate Change

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2021 02:46:40 +0000

Climate change is a major factor forcing Central Americans, left with no other option, to flee their homes, as the dual threats of drought and extreme weather have destroyed crops and productive farmland, Bloomberg reports. Central America is responsible for less than 1% of global carbon pollution, yet is one of the most vulnerable regions […]

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Mexico’s crackdown on migrants sends some heading south

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 22:49:29 +0000

Mexico's crackdown on migrants sends some heading south

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico – Mexico’s efforts to slow Central American migration across its territory showed some bite Monday as some people turned around to head south in the face of increased enforcement, while government officials said they would target human smuggling rings.

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Inside the Allegedly Exploitative Farm Owned by One of Canada’s Richest Families

Credit to Author: Jamie Maxwell| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 16:12:14 +0000

A group of Guatemalan women have come forward alleging they were sexually harassed and threatened with deportation at a company owned by the Aquilini family, who also own the Vancouver Canucks.

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Guatemala court blocks president’s expulsion of UN team

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 07:38:04 +0000

Guatemala court blocks president's expulsion of UN team

Guatemala’s Supreme Court has ruled to block President Jimmy Morales’ decision to unilaterally end a U.N. anti-corruption commission.

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Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 00:30:54 +0000

An eight-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in government custody on Tuesday, US Customs and Border Protection said, the second child fatality in US detention this month.

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Body of girl who died at US border returns to Guatemala

Credit to Author: jespinosa| Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 00:05:39 +0000

Claudia Maquin, 27, shows a photo of her daughter, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin in Raxruha, Guatemala, on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. The 7-year-old girl died in a Texas hospital, two days after being taken into custody by border patrol agents in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)

The body of a 7-year-old girl who died while in custody of the U.S. Border Patrol arrived in her native Guatemala on Sunday.

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