We Need an American Bukele
The point of Bukele's crackdown is clear: Join a gang, go to prison.
The mystery of the ancient Maya city that looks like a crocodile
The city—known as Nixtun-Ch'ich'—dates back more than 2,500 years.
Woman had white maggots covered in black dots living in arm for months
The woman had been traveling in Central and South America when she was infected with botfly larvae, which emerged from her skin five weeks later.
Hurricane Julia forms in Caribbean Sea, latest landfall projection
Julia comes just 10 days after the deadly Hurricane Ian slammed the Florida coast, taking more than 100 lives.
See the Touching Moment a Distressed Baby Manatee is Rescued
A distressed 4-week-old manatee was rescued off the coast of Belize by a Florida-based research team.
Updating CAFTA-DR Can Mitigate the Migration Crisis
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.
Cave Crocodiles Could Shed Light on Maya Reverence for the Predator
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 in Mexican 'Open-Air Prison' City Sew Mouths Shut in Protest
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.
1 Million Migrants Fled Honduras for the U.S. Under Juan Orlando Hernández
The former president, who was arrested for drug trafficking charges on Tuesday, oversaw a government that has been called a "narco-dictatorship."
Dems Want Protection From Deportation for Migrants From These Four Nations
If the State Department and Homeland Security act on the request, individuals from Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala could get new protections.
El Salvador Prosecutor Says Govt Formed 'Pact' With MS-13 to Keep Peace
"Our investigations were what led to the government dissolving the anti-corruption body," prosecutor German Arriaza said.
China is on the March in Central America
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.
Facing Staff Exits and Rumors, Kamala Harris Picks Up a $1.2B Win at Border
Some reportedly felt that by tapping Harris to address the border, Biden was saddling her with an "all-around politically losing assignment."
U.S., Mexico Agree to Send Aid, Development Programs to Central America
The joint program announced by the US and Mexico Wednesday will send aid and attempt to spur development in several Central American countries.
New Migrant Caravan of 2K Moves North as Mexico Fails to Contain
"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.
COVID Prompted 35 Percent Spike in Central Americans Who Wanted to Migrate
When the same question was asked in 2019 before the pandemic, just eight percent of respondents expressed the same desire of wanting to migrate.
Honduras Might Elect First Female President, Wife of Ousted Ex-President
Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, whose husband was sent into exile following a coup, is likely to become Honduras' first female president.
As Biden Mulls Payments to Trump Victims, Migrant Caravan Swells in Mexico
The Biden administration could offer around $450,000 a person in compensation to migrant families. Meanwhile, roughly 5,000 are journeying north through Mexico.
U.S. Flies Migrants to Mexico; Mexico Shuttles Them to Guatemalan Border
"No one told me anything. They never heard my case and why I went to the United States," Leiva, a Honduran migrant, said.
Harris' Immigration Plan Promises to 'Pivot Away From What Does Not Work'
"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.
Only 13 Percent of the 500,000 Migrants Released in US Have Reported to ICE
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.
MSNBC's Joy Reid Says U.S. Has Used Central America as a 'Giant Plantation'
"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."
AOC Blames U.S. Climate Policy for Migrants Fleeing Central America
She made the comments in response to Vice President Kamala Harris telling migrants not to cross over the border into the U.S.
Costa Rica President: Nation Won't 'Compromise' Dignity for COVID Shots
"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.
Four Prisoners Beheaded After Gang Rival's Wife is Murdered: Police
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.
Kamala Harris to Hold Virtual Border Meeting With Mexican President
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 a 'Threat Multiplier' Driving Migration, Expert Says
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.
Many Heralded the Biden Administration but More Immigration Work is Needed
Immigrants do not arrive at our borders wishing to abuse our welfare system, scam Social Security, or establish drug cartels.
Eric Trump Claims Immigration 'Was Not a Problem Anymore' Under Father
CBP data shows that there was massive surge in apprehensions of migrants in 2019, despite Trump's hardline border policies.
Texas Dem Urges Biden to Use Crowded Border Photos to Stem Migrant Surge
"The conditions are terrible for the children," Cuellar said. "The system is being overwhelmed right now. No ifs, no buts about it."