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Terremoto en Guatemala, El Salvador y Honduras

 06/22/2017 - 12:29
Una imagen muestra el epicentro de un sismo de magnitud 6,9 en la escala abierta de Richter, en Puerto San José, Guatemala, hoy, 22 de junio de 2017. EFE
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Un sismo de 6.7 grados en la escala Richter alertó a las poblaciones de Guatemala y el Salvador durante la mañana de este jueves. Una onda del movimiento tocó también el territorio oeste de Honduras.

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Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
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Una imagen muestra el epicentro de un sismo de magnitud 6,9 en la escala abierta de Richter, en Puerto San José, Guatemala, hoy, 22 de junio de 2017. EFE

Latin America closer to refugee crisis than it thinks, UNHCR says

 06/20/2017 - 17:40
Photo of the regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, telling EFE in an interview on June 19, 2019, that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons in the region "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations." EFE/Alejandro Bolivar
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The regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, said that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations."

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 5:30pm
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Photo of the regional representative for Central America, Cuba and Mexico of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), the Ecuadorian Jose Samaniego, telling EFE in an interview on June 19, 2019, that "year after year" the number of refugees, applicants for asylum and displaced persons in the region "continues to rise because of conflicts, violence and human rights violations." EFE/Alejandro Bolivar

Comité ONU aprueba resolución sobre derecho de P.Rico a libre determinación

 06/20/2017 - 13:43
La resolución, la número 36 de este tipo que aprueba el comité, coauspiciada por Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Rusia y Siria, hace un nuevo llamamiento para que la Asamblea General retome el caso político de Puerto Rico. EFE.
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El Comité de Descolonización de la ONU aprobó este lunes por consenso una nueva resolución que reconoce el derecho a Puerto Rico a su libre determinación e independencia.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
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La resolución, la número 36 de este tipo que aprueba el comité, coauspiciada por Cuba, Bolivia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Rusia y Siria, hace un nuevo llamamiento para que la Asamblea General retome el caso político de Puerto Rico. EFE.

Washington's Priority in Latin America: Ending Drug Trade

 06/16/2017 - 06:30
US Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (L) during the opening of the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, Florida, United States, 15 June 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera
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US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras and the vice president of El Salvador within the framework of the economic and security conference on Central America being held in Miami. The Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle was created in 2014 by the US, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador due to the wave of US arrivals of undocumented and unaccompanied Central American minors. 

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Friday, June 16, 2017 - 6:15am
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US Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (L) during the opening of the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, Florida, United States, 15 June 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

“Centroamérica es una especie de bomba atómica para Estados Unidos”

 06/15/2017 - 11:12
El presidente de Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, responde a la preguntas de Efe durante una entrevista hoy, miércoles 14 de junio 2017, en Miami, Florida (EE.UU.). 

Desperation and hope along Mexico's wall

 06/13/2017 - 05:41
A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

 For human rights organization Amnesty International, Trump's proposed border wall - which even some members of the Border Patrol fail to see as an effective barrier - will only enrich criminal organizations involved in extorting money from immigrants on the Mexican side.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 5:30am
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A man on the United States side talks to a relative on the Mexican side at the border fence between the United States and Mexico in the Border Field State Park in San Diego, California, USA, 26 March 2017. EPA/JASON SZENES

Organizaciones crean alianza para salvar TPS de haitianos y centroamericanos

 06/09/2017 - 13:31
Foto de archivo: Una salvadoreña tramita la renovación de su Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) el 2 de septiembre 2016, en el consulado de El Salvador en Los Ángeles, California. EFE/Iván Mejía
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Los reiterados señalamientos de la administración Trump sobre la provisionalidad del Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) y la posibilidad de que termine han llevado a decenas de organizaciones en todo el país a unirse para "salvar" el amparo de más de 400.000 centroamericanos y haitianos.

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 1:30pm
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Foto de archivo: Una salvadoreña tramita la renovación de su Estatus de Protección Temporal (TPS) el 2 de septiembre 2016, en el consulado de El Salvador en Los Ángeles, California. EFE/Iván Mejía

Frank Rubio, a new member of NASA's Privileged Club of Hispanic Astronauts

 06/09/2017 - 03:52
S Vice President Mike Pence (R), during the presentation of NASA's incoming class of 12 new astronaut candidates, in Austin, Texas, United States on June 7, 2017. EFE/NASA/Robert Markowitz

The son of a Salvadoran mother, Rubio, 41, has made it among the exclusive group of NASA trainees that will take part on future space missions.

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Friday, June 9, 2017 - 3:45am
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Vice President Mike Pence (R), during the presentation of NASA's incoming class of 12 new astronaut candidates, in Austin, Texas, United States on June 7, 2017. EFE/NASA/Robert Markowitz

Crece el 272 % detenciones de niños inmigrantes en seis años, dice estudio

 06/07/2017 - 16:03
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Las capturas de niños inmigrantes no acompañados en EE.UU. aumentó el 272 % entre 2011 y 2016, según un estudio divulgado hoy por KIND, que analizó la migración y violencia contra menores en sus países y durante su migración.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
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17-year-old Nicaraguan activist: "We want all our rights to be respected"

 06/01/2017 - 06:39
Nicaragua's Anielka Martinez, the child ambassador for Save the Children, during an interview with EFE, in Panama City, Panama on May 31, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Bolivar

Born in Matagalpa, Nicaragua, Anielka Martínez is taking on the task "of being the voice of all the children of Latin America." Over 700 million children are being denied the chance to have the childhoods they deserve, according to NGO Save the Children.

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Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 6:30am
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Nicaragua's Anielka Martinez, the child ambassador for Save the Children, during an interview with EFE, in Panama City, Panama on May 31, 2017. EFE/Alejandro Bolivar