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General view of the El Barretal shelter, where some 2,000 Central American citizens of the migrant caravan were relocated, in the city of Tijuana (Mexico). EFE/Alonso Rochín

Thousands of immigrants reached the final point of their trek to enter the United States - a closed border and an intransigent U.S. administration has them asking themselves, ‘now what?’

The reality of violence and transphobia in Latin America

 11/21/2018 - 15:18
Transgender migrants in the Refugee Caravan. Photo: SPENCER PLATT / GETTY IMAGES

This November 20 is celebrated as Transgender Day of Remembrance, a date to honor all the people who have died by acts of anti-transgender violence. The situation in Latin America is even more serious than in the U.S., since it’s considered the most dangerous region to live your identity in full freedom.

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La realidad de la violencia y transfobia en América Latina

 11/21/2018 - 15:03
Migrantes transgénero en la Caravana de Refugiados. Foto: SPENCER PLATT/GETTY IMAGES

Este 20 de noviembre se ha celebrado nuevamente el día de la memoria Trans, una fecha en la que se recuerda a todas las personas que fallecieron por actos de violencia anti-transgénero. La situación en Latinoamérica es aún más grave, siendo considerada incluso la región más peligrosa para vivir la identidad en plena libertad.

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Al bloquear el derecho al asilo, Trump pretende de nuevo pasar por encima de la Ley

 11/12/2018 - 12:27
Foto: AP / M. Castillo

El pasado viernes, el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump firmó una proclama presidencial que pretende impedir a los inmigrantes indocumentados que crucen la frontera Sur del país solicitar asilo, pasando por encima del debido proceso en el Congreso.

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37 die in clash between inmates, police at Venezuelan prison

 08/17/2017 - 04:56
Venezuelan authorities guard the Jose Gregorio Hernandez Hospital after an interior ministry team tried to take the prison by force that in Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela, 16 August 2017. EPA/Pedro Zapata

 As part of an effort to curb prison violence, the leftist government has imposed a militarized administration in roughly half of Venezuela's penal institutions. US Vice President Mike Pence said Monday in Cartagena, Colombia, that Venezuela is a failed state that threatens the security and prosperity of the entire hemisphere.

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10th immigrant found in overheated tractor-trailer dies in Texas

 07/25/2017 - 05:37
Photo taken on July 23, 2017, of the tractor-trailer without air conditioning found in San Antonio, Texas, to contain 38 suspected undocumented immigrants, of whom the 10th died on Monday, July 24, in a San Antonio Hospital. EFE/Darren Abat

 Among the dead was a so-called Dreamer, a migrant brought to the United States as a young child. Another 30 undocumented immigrants packed in the trailer were still alive but gasping from the lack of oxygen and the sweltering heat. They were taken to nearby hospitals where 17 are in critical condition.

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