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Carrie Kahn

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Mexican Crackdown Slows Central American Immigration To U.S.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Under pressure from the United States, Mexico has begun arresting and deporting tens of thousands of Central Americans long before they reach the U.S. border.

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U.S. Border Patrol Apprehending Fewer Central Americans

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Increased Mexican patrols along that country's southern border may be one factor in the drop in numbers seen by the U.S. Some migrants appear to be giving up and staying in southern Mexico.

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Mexico Swears In A New Police Force, But Many Aren't Impressed

Monday, August 25, 2014

Mexico is inaugurating a new elite police force, a gendarmerie of 5,000 highly trained officers. The force was a campaign pledge by President Enrique Pena Nieto. His administration has touted a decrease in violent crimes, but despite the dip, the rate of kidnappings is up in many of the country's states.

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Navigating Nicaragua: A Lesson In Getting Lost

Saturday, August 16, 2014

If you are looking for the place where the streets have no names, then Nicaragua is it. Street names and addresses don't exist. But if you remember landmarks, you can make your way.

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Fresh Tensions Flare In Ferguson, Mo., With More Tear Gas, Looting

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A 24-hour period of calm broke early Saturday when police returned to the streets in riot gear and some protesters looted stores and broke car windows. Other demonstrators helped restore calm.

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A Chinese Man, A $50 Billion Plan And A Canal To Reshape Nicaragua

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Groundbreaking for the 173-mile canal is set for December, but critics warn the waterway will cause irreparable environmental and social damage. The government has withheld outside firms' assessments.

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Nicaragua Seems To Escape Problems Suffered By Its Neighbors

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Nicaragua is unique in Central America for its low crime rate as well as how few Nicaraguan migrants make the trip north to the U.S. Why is Nicaragua bucking the regional trends?

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As Flow Of Migrants Into Mexico Grows, So Do Claims Of Abuse

Friday, August 01, 2014

Like the U.S., Mexico is struggling with a surge in illegal migrants. Mexico criticizes how the U.S. treats its migrants. But it faces similar criticism from Central American migrants in Mexico.

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As 'Voluntourism' Explodes In Popularity, Who's It Helping Most?

Thursday, July 31, 2014

More young adults and teens are swapping suntanning and sightseeing for working in orphanages, building schools and teaching English abroad.

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Best Seat In The House Of Worship: The Temple Hollywood Built

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Built in the late 1920s by movie moguls, the Wilshire Boulevard Temple is a Los Angeles landmark — and also a statement the LA Jewish community made to itself, and to the city.

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Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop And Its Farmers

Monday, July 28, 2014

Central American coffee farmers are facing off against a deadly fungus that has wiped out thousands of acres of crops. Coffee companies like Starbucks are pooling money to support them in the fight.

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Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The U.S. is returning unaccompanied minors to their home countries. But life in Guatemala, where many of them are from, is so hard, they say they'll keep trying until they succeed.

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Some Mexico Fans Feel Unfairly Targeted For World Cup Chants

Monday, June 23, 2014

Mexico and Croatia square off today in World Cup play. On the sidelines, both nations are among the targets of a FIFA probe into alleged homophobic and racist chants.

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The Surge In Single Women With Children At The U.S.-Mexico Border

Friday, June 20, 2014

It's not just unaccompanied, minor children flooding the frontier. Many women with small kids are making the journey in the belief that they are more likely to be allowed in.

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For Mexico, Action On The Pitch Means Stillness In The Streets

Friday, June 13, 2014

Mexico took to the field on the second day of the World Cup, and the nation shut down to watch. Nearly everyone, from vendors to politicians, took the day off to watch their team beat Cameroon 1-to-0.

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A Flood Of Kids, On Their Own, Hope To Hop A Train To A New Life

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Tens of thousands of unaccompanied kids from Central America cross Mexico toward the U.S., a dramatic increase from past years. They make the perilous journey to escape poverty and worsening violence.

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Bloodiest Region In Mexico? Right Across From McAllen, Texas

Monday, June 09, 2014

In Reynosa, there is an internal fight among factions of the powerful Gulf Cartel. Mexico's government has sent in troops to quell the violence which has claimed more than 100 lives since April.

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American Detained In Honduras: 'We Came With An Open Heart'

Friday, June 06, 2014

Six Americans remain in a rural Honduran prison after being arrested last month on suspicion of smuggling weapons into the country.

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For Americans Held In Honduras, Daily Fines And Decrepit Conditions

Friday, June 06, 2014

Six Americans have been detained in Honduras for the last month, jailed on suspicion of smuggling arms. The Americans claim the guns they carried were for personal protection against pirates.

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World Cup Fans Preoccupied With Soccer's Version Of Baseball Cards

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

World Cup stickers called Paninis have been traded for five decades around the globe. Every four years, the Italy-based publisher Panini releases World Cup souvenir sticker albums.

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