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Guatemala: US ending accord that sent asylum seekers back

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala said Friday the U.S. government is ending an arrangement that sent asylum-seekers who reached U.S. borders back to the Central American nation with an opportunity to se...

Guatemalan families think massacre victims were migrants

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Relatives of migrants from Guatemala said Monday they believe that 13 of the 19 charred corpses found in a northern Mexico border state could be their loved ones and the country'...

'Deportation with a layover:' US sends migrants to Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — After he was involved in a fender bender with a gang member, the Honduran delivery driver was in trouble: The accident wasn't his fault, but he couldn't pay the damages, and the ...

Advocates: Honduran mother, children deported to Guatemala

HOUSTON (AP) — A Honduran mother and her two children who had been hospitalized have been deported to Guatemala under a Trump administration policy of sending some people seeking asylum in the U.S. to...

Migrants marooned in Guatemala plan surge into Mexico

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Denis Contreras, a Honduran making a second try at reaching the U.S., laid out the plan Sunday night to his fellow migrants marooned in this Guatemalan border town: First ...

Thousands camp in Guatemala as Mexico blocks migrant path

TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The bridge spanning the Suchiate River between Mexico and Guatemala was open again for business on Sunday, but few migrants were crossing after a failed attempt to barge t...

US joins in global movement to make asylum harder to obtain

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Nkeze wasn’t home when Cameroonian militants came knocking, probably to deliver their signature ultimatum to join their separatist movement or have his writing arm cut off. ...

Central Americans pursue US dream despite Mexico crackdown

SAN MARCOS, Guatemala (AP) — A near-death experience in the Arizona desert a year ago won't deter Francisco Pérez from another attempt to migrate to the U.S., nor will an increased police presence in ...

Guatemalan court rejects candidacy of ex-prosecutor Aldana

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An official with Guatemala's Constitutional Court says justices have rejected the presidential candidacy of former top prosecutor Thelma Aldana. The official ag...

In Mexico, migrants turn to 'The Beast' after highway raids

IXTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — The train known as "The Beast" is once again rumbling through the night loaded with people headed toward the U.S. border after a raid on a migrant caravan threatened to end the ...

Frustration grows among migrants in Mexico as support fades

MAPASTEPEC, Mexico (AP) — Madison Mendoza, her feet aching and her face burned by the sun, wept as she said she had nothing to feed her 2-year-old son who she'd brought with her on the long trek towar...

US aid cuts will spur Central America migration, experts say

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Government officials, aid workers and activists in Central America are mystified by U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to cut off nearly $500 million in aid to Hondu...

Friends: Englishwoman's death in Guatemala seems accidental

SAN JUAN LA LAGUNA, Guatemala (AP) — Friends who were with an Englishwoman found dead near a Guatemalan highland lake in her final days recall her as a spiritual person who spread joy to others, and s...

Pope visit to CentAm highlights church ministry to migrants

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — When Pope Francis visits Panama this week, he arrives not only as the first Latin American pontiff to visit Central America but as perhaps the world's most prominent advocate for...

New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala (AP) — The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldi...