- Just married and just giving back: Charitable honeymoons are trending
While couples traditionally opt for seclusion and luxury for their honeymoon plans, an increasing number of newlyweds are opting to take a honeymoon involving volunteer efforts. “There is a greater consciousness to make genuine connections and a positive impact,” says Adam Zilber, general manager for Andaz Costa Rica Resort of this so-called “voluntourism.” The property’s...
- Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown
Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep.
- Human rights group urges sanctions on Nicaragua's Ortega
Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and at least five high-level security officials for a crackdown on protests that began in April 2018
- Migrant families fleeing violence caught up in politics
President Trump announced he would deport "millions" of undocumented immigrants next week, as Mexican troops continue to make their way down to the southern border with Guatemala. In the city of Tapachula, Mexico, some of the migrant families traveling north tell CNN the choice to leave their homes was a matter of life or death. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
- El Salvador's new president vows reparations for massacre
El Salvador's recently inaugurated president on Tuesday promised to comply with reparations ordered by an international court for relatives of the victims of the El Mozote massacre, one of the bloodiest chapters of the country's 1980-1992 civil war.
- Mexican troop deployment falling short of promise
Mexican officials say troop deployments to the Guatemala border have begun, but lag behind initial estimates. Meanwhile, humanitarian workers say more troops will only make things worse. CNN's Michael Holmes reports.
- As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently divert hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico.
- U.S. to withhold hundreds of millions in Central America aid
President Donald Trump's administration announced on Monday plans to permanently reprogram hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, after Trump blasted the three countries because thousands of their citizens had sought asylum at the U.S. border with Mexico.
- Mexico's Lopez Obrador says will meet El Salvador's leader
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he will meet with the leader of El Salvador in the southern Mexican City of Tapachula, as pressure mounts from Washington to cut the flow of Central American migrants toward the U.S. border.
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