Now is the time for lawmakers and business leaders to seize the moment and come together so we can literally move the needle to build more resilient, sustainable and humanitarian supply chains in the Western Hemisphere.
The Crocodile Research Coalition's Marisa Tellez told Newsweek it has long been suspected that crocs were not feared by the Maya, whose empire is thought to have peaked between A.D. 250 to A.D.900.
Migrants seeking passage north sometimes wait for over a year in Tapachula before their claims are processed. They're now sewing their mouths shut in protest.
The former president, who was arrested for drug trafficking charges on Tuesday, oversaw a government that has been called a "narco-dictatorship."
If the State Department and Homeland Security act on the request, individuals from Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala could get new protections.
"Our investigations were what led to the government dissolving the anti-corruption body," prosecutor German Arriaza said.
While the United States is understandably uncomfortable with China's deepening influence in its own backyard, perhaps the greatest risk in Beijing's expanding reach is that it will spark a conflagration in Asia that could draw Washington and Beijing into direct confrontation.
Some reportedly felt that by tapping Harris to address the border, Biden was saddling her with an "all-around politically losing assignment."
The joint program announced by the US and Mexico Wednesday will send aid and attempt to spur development in several Central American countries.
"In Tapachula, there's no life for migrants. We don't have work, we don't have money to pay for housing," Atis, a migrant from Haiti, said.
When the same question was asked in 2019 before the pandemic, just eight percent of respondents expressed the same desire of wanting to migrate.
Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, whose husband was sent into exile following a coup, is likely to become Honduras' first female president.
The Biden administration could offer around $450,000 a person in compensation to migrant families. Meanwhile, roughly 5,000 are journeying north through Mexico.
"No one told me anything. They never heard my case and why I went to the United States," Leiva, a Honduran migrant, said.
"The strength and security of the United States depends on the implementation of strategies like this one," Vice President Kamala Harris wrote in her plan.
Typically, migrants who are released from immigration custody are given an official court date, but thousands have instead been told to report to ICE offices.
"We have a long, sordid, torrid history with this region," Reid said. "The history does not begin at the border where people are showing up."
She made the comments in response to Vice President Kamala Harris telling migrants not to cross over the border into the U.S.
"We're talking about saving lives, but that doesn't mean in receiving a donation we will compromise our dignity as a nation," Alvarado said at a news conference with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
The violent disturbance took place at a penitentiary in Quetzaltenango—a city in Guatemala's western highlands—and resulted in at least seven prisoners killed.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will urge the U.S. to fund six-month work visas and eventual paths to citizenship through the tree-planting program aimed toward Central American migrants.
Climate change was included in the U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence's annual threat assessment, which was publicly released on Tuesday.
Immigrants do not arrive at our borders wishing to abuse our welfare system, scam Social Security, or establish drug cartels.
CBP data shows that there was massive surge in apprehensions of migrants in 2019, despite Trump's hardline border policies.
"The conditions are terrible for the children," Cuellar said. "The system is being overwhelmed right now. No ifs, no buts about it."
The Democratic lawmaker previously said that he "fought back tears" after talking to a migrant child held in a Texas facility.
With more visas from the lottery and H-2A programs, as well as higher coffee prices, we could reduce illegal migration from Northern Triangle nations substantially, without increasing overall legal immigration.
At least 19 bodies were recovered along a dirt road in northern Mexico on Friday after residents reported a burning vehicle across the Rio Grande from Texas. Investigators believe the victims had been shot before they were set on fire.
Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) said he had been briefed by Homeland Security officials about their preparations for higher numbers of people arriving at the border from Central America.