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Detained immigrant children line up in the cafeteria at the Karnes County Residential Center, a temporary home for immigrant women and children detained at the border. Eric Gay/AP

A worker has been accused of sexually abusing eight children in a migrant shelter in Arizona. As a result, investigations have found that detention centers have previously failed to do background checks on their employees.

Adolescentes son víctimas de abuso sexual en centros de detención para inmigrantes

 08/03/2018 - 13:28
Los niños inmigrantes detenidos se forman en la cafetería del Centro Residencial del Condado de Karnes, un hogar temporal para mujeres inmigrantes y niños detenidos en la frontera. Eric Gay/AP

Un trabajador ha sido acusado de abusar sexualmente de ocho niños en un refugio para inmigrantes en Arizona. En consecuencia, investigaciones han descubierto que los centros de detención han fallado previamente en hacer chequeos de antecedentes a sus empleados.


[OP-ED]: Will Ecuador’s new president get rid of Julian Assange?

 04/14/2017 - 09:37
The incoming president has promised reform. But first Moreno needs to get his troublesome houseguest off the country’s couch so Assange can stop sucking all the air out of Ecuador’s faint presence on the world stage. 

Last week, the people of Ecuador elected a leftist named after the communist dictator Vladimir Lenin as their new president. 

It’s always a double-edged sword when Ecuador is in the news -- in the U.S., the little-known country at the equator usually flies far under the radar.

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Esther Cepeda