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Bodies of 9 suspected migrants found in eastern Panama

Sep. 25, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Nine bodies of suspected migrants have been found near a remote community in the Panamanian jungle close to the border with Colombia, local prosecutors said Friday. The bodies, including one child, were found near the Tuqueza and Canaán Membrillo...

Leaders at UN to face global concern over regional conflicts

Sep. 25, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

In today’s world, few conflicts stay local. There’s India’s fight over the Kashmir region with bitter rival Pakistan, Haiti’s inner turmoil spilling into a migrant crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border and questions about the Ethiopian government’s role in reported...

Texas migrant camp empty, Haitians await word on their fate

Sep. 25, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — No migrants are left at a Texas border encampment, about a week after nearly 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — huddled in makeshift shelters hoping for the chance to seek asylum. Some will get that chance, while the others will be...

Officials: All migrants are gone from Texas border camp

Sep. 24, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — No migrants remained Friday at the Texas border encampment where almost 15,000 people — most of them Haitians — had converged just days earlier seeking asylum, local and federal officials said. It's a dramatic change from last Saturday, when...

Haitians see history of racist policies in migrant treatment

Sep. 24, 2021 18:43 PM EDT

The images — men on horseback with long reins, corralling Haitian asylum seekers trying to cross into the U.S. from Mexico — provoked an outcry. But to many Haitians and Black Americans, they're merely confirmation of a deeply held belief: U.S. immigration policies,...

Boston Haitians rally against treatment of border migrants

Sep. 24, 2021 18:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Scores of Haitians and their supporters rallied Friday in downtown Boston, venting their frustrations at the treatment of Haitian migrants at the Mexican border and demanding President Joe Biden's administration stop deporting them back to their unstable homeland. ...

Thursday's Scores

Sep. 24, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= CLASS 6A= ¶ Amarillo Tascosa 47, Amarillo Palo Duro 6 ¶ Austin Akins 43, Buda Hays 27 ¶ Austin Anderson 38, Pflugerville 27 ¶ Baytown Sterling 14, Beaumont United 7 ...

Migrant camp along Texas border shrinks as removals ramp up

Sep. 23, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — Haitian migrants milled around makeshift shelters held up with giant reeds, as wind blew dust through the camp littered with plastic bottles and overflowing trash bags. Some migrants sat on plastic paint cans or the ground while others hung clothes to dry on the...

The Latest: Libya plans conference on its political process

Sep. 23, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

The Latest on the UN General Assembly: ___ After a no-confidence vote in Libya’s transitional government this week added to uncertainty ahead of key elections in December, one of its leaders said Thursday the government would hold an international...

SC authorities arrest one of Interpol's most wanted suspects

Sep. 23, 2021 17:11 PM EDT

LADY'S ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — A man suspected of murder in El Salvador was arrested Thursday in South Carolina. The Bluffton Police Department, with help from other agencies, arrested Erick Salvador Hernandez Bonilla, 23, on Lady’s Island, WSAV-TV reported. ...