Latin & Central American News

  • Woman cleared of murder over stillbirth in El Salvador 19 Aug 2019 21:06 Hill A woman in El Salvador who gave birth to a stillborn baby after she said she was raped by a gang member at 18 was reportedly cleared of murder in a retrial Monday.  Evelyn Hernández said she did not know she was pregnant and lost consciousness while giving …
  • More Central American migrants take shelter in churches, recalling 1980s sanctuary movement 17 Aug 2019 10:40 Daytona Beach News Journal The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.   The ongoing threat of mass immigration raids is terrifying immigrant communities across the United States. Many of those targeted in these …
  • How the US created the Central American immigration crisis 16 Aug 2019 14:53 Raw Story What happens in El Norte, doesn’t stay in El Norte It’s hard to believe that more than four years have passed since the police shot Amílcar Pérez-López a few blocks from my house in San Francisco’s Mission District. He was an immigrant, 20 years old, and …
  • A Latin American food festival is coming to Manchester 16 Aug 2019 12:17 Manchester Evening News Argentinian barbecued meats, Venezuelan arepas and Mexican tacos will all be on the menu at a food festival coming to Manchester. Street food fair GRUB is dedicating a weekend to Latin American cuisine, filling its summer home at Mayfield Gatehouse with …
  • Mumbai, Bengaluru worse than Dhaka in water access - India News 15 Aug 2019 10:55 Bangladesh News Taps running dry, lakes reduced to puddles, citizens queuing up for their daily water quota. Yes, we have witnessed such "Day Zero" moments in Chennai and Cape Town not in the too distant past. What's frightening is that the major economic …
  • Liberty's welcome 'for migrants who stand on their own two feet' 15 Aug 2019 03:40 Irish Independent 0 Comments Liberty's welcome 'for migrants who stand on their own two feet' Independent.ie A top Trump administration official has said that the famous inscription on the Statue of Liberty welcoming immigrants into the country is about " …
  • Biden does cleanup with Latinos after 'get in line' remark - POLITICO 14 Aug 2019 10:19 Google Former Vice President Joe Biden has been viewed with suspicion at times by immigration reform advocates for his lack of outreach to Latino communities in the past. | Charlie Neibergall)/AP Photo 2020 elections 'It is unacceptable for a candidate …
  • AP News in Brief at 12:12 a.m. EDT 14 Aug 2019 05:18 680News Concerts cancelled, investigation opened into Placido Domingo SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two music companies cancelled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story …
  • As US jobs get elusive, Telangana techies move to Mexico 14 Aug 2019 02:12 The New Indian Express Express News Service HYDERABAD:  With techies finding it hard to land jobs in the United States, budding software engineers are now opting for Mexico and other Latin American countries to make a mark in their field. There are currently about 300 families …
  • A Right-Winger Just Triumphed In Guatemala’s Presidential Election 13 Aug 2019 02:47 Politics Daily Alejandro Giammattei, a right-wing former prison chief, surged to victory in presidential elections in Guatemala on Sunday, winning nearly 60% of the vote over former First Lady Sandra Torres in an election many Guatemalans considered a battle between the …
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