Top U.S. diplomat for Latin America resigns

World / Politics Aug 8, 2019

Top U.S. diplomat for Latin America resigns

The Trump administration's top diplomat for Latin America has resigned amid internal disputes over immigration policy for the region, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Two officials and a congressional aide said Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier stepped down earlier this week, ...

World Jul 27, 2019

Young Central Americans seeking asylum in U.S. easy prey for MS13 gang

Young Central American asylum-seekers fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries are increasingly falling prey to the notorious MS13 gang in the United States, authorities say. The youngsters, most of them from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are proving to be easy targets for ...

U.S. and Guatemala sign agreement to restrict asylum cases

World Jul 27, 2019

U.S. and Guatemala sign agreement to restrict asylum cases

The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala on Friday that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The "safe third country" agreement would require migrants, including Salvadorans and Hondurans, who cross into Guatemala on their way to the U.S. to apply ...