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Climate Migration: Honduran couple flee amid storms, threats

Jul. 28, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — With its cheery unicorn printed case, Ana Morazan's iPhone contains all that's left of what she calls her “other world," referring to her middle-class life before back-to-back hurricanes destroyed her home in Honduras. There are glam shots of the...

3 migrants dead, 12 injured in Mexico crash

Jul. 19, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

TAPACHULA, Mexico (AP) — Three migrants and two Mexican citizens are dead and a dozen migrants are recovering from injuries following a highway accident in northern Mexico, the country's National Immigration Institute said Tuesday. The three dead migrants included a girl from...

Honduras ex-President Lobo's son killed in attack

Jul. 14, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Gunmen killed a son of former Honduras President Porfirio Lobo and three other young men early Thursday as they left a nightclub in the country’s capital, officials confirmed. At least five heavily armed gunmen blocked the exit of a parking ramp and...

Asylum wait lists at US border frustrate, confuse migrants

Jul. 13, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

PIEDRAS NEGRAS, Mexico (AP) — Opaque waiting lists at the Mexico border to gain a chance at obtaining asylum in the United States have persisted under President Joe Biden, leading many migrants to give up and cross illegally or languish for months in border towns. U.S. preparations...

6 gang members killed in Honduras prison

Jul. 04, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — Inmates from one of Honduras' powerful street gangs have killed six of their own inside a prison in northwest Honduras, authorities said Monday. Prison guards found the bodies of six inmates from the Barrio 18 gang piled in a hallway during a routine...

US men's soccer reach 1st Olympics since 2008 with U-20 win

Jul. 01, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

The United States qualified for its first Olympic men's soccer tournament since 2008 when the Americans beat Honduras 3-0 at San Pedro Sula on Friday night in the semifinals of the Under-20 championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Paxten Aaronson of the...

In a small village, prayers and hope for missing migrants

Jul. 01, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

SAN MARCOS ATEXQUILAPAN, Mexico (AP) — Clutching rosaries, residents of this mountain village stared at photographs of three of their own atop the altar at the local church, praying that teenagers Jair, Yovani and Misael were not among the 53 migrants who perished inside a stifling trailer in...

Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

Jun. 30, 2022 22:14 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS, Honduras (AP) — Children set out hoping to earn enough to support their siblings and parents. Young adults who sacrificed to attend college thinking it would lead to success left their country disillusioned. A man already working in the U.S. who returned to visit his wife and children...

Toll now at 53 in San Antonio as families wait for answers

Jun. 29, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In the chaotic minutes after dozens of migrants were found dead inside a tractor-trailer sweltering under the Texas sun, the driver tried to slip away by pretending to be one of the survivors, a Mexican immigration official said Wednesday. The American truck...

51 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

Jun. 28, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Desperate families of migrants from Mexico and Central America frantically sought word of their loved ones as authorities began the grim task Tuesday of identifying 51 people who died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas...