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SEP 18, 2014 - Huffington Post

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U.S. Smacks Guatemala Over Worker Rights, Opens Trade Case

WASHINGTON -- The United States accused Guatemala this week of failing to live up to the labor standards spelled out in the countries' trade agreement, pursuing a case that could lead to fines if Guatemala doesn't move to better protect its workers. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said he was moving ahead with the case in hopes that Guatemala, a ...

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SEP 18, 2014 - The Economist

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Migration via Mexico: Taming the beast

The days of human cargo “LA BESTIA” (“The Beast”) still trundles along the length of Mexico, from Guatemala to the United States. But the infamous freight train has fewer people perched on its roof and clinging to its sides. Since last month the Mexican authorities have been cracking down on Central American migrants clambering on board; their ranks have dwindled ...

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SEP 12, 2014 - Huffington Post

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80% Of Central American Women, Girls Are Raped Crossing Into The U.S.

As the number of Central American women and girls crossing into the U.S. continues to spike, so is the staggering amount of sexual violence waged against these migrants who are in search of a better life. According to a stunning Fusion investigation, 80 percent of women and girls crossing into the U.S. by way of Mexico are raped during their ...

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SEP 10, 2014 - New York Times

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Mexico: Discovery of Coca Plants Puzzles Authorities

The authorities discovered and destroyed more than 1,600 coca plants this week near the Guatemala border, the first such find in Mexico in recent memory.

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SEP 10, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Honduran Child Rights Defender Explains Why Kids Will Keep Coming

A child rights advocate in Honduras says the United States should expect minors to continue to illegally cross into the country as long as American and Honduran political leaders remain focused on border security instead of addressing the root causes of migration. More than 66,000 unaccompanied minors have crossed illegally into the United States this year from Central American countries ...

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