WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - Migrant children sent to emergency shelters within the United States reported crowded living conditions, spoiled food, lack of clean clothes and struggles with depression, according to 17 testimonials filed in a court case on Monday. The children, aged nine to 17 and largely from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, in some cases spoke of waiting for months inside emergency shelters overseen by the U.S. government while struggling with the conditions, including trouble sleeping under bright lights and an inability to connect with family members.
One man was killed and another critically injured after being struck by a vehicle early Sunday morning in Stuart, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash occurred at 4:18 a.m. on the southbound lanes of U.S. Highway 1 near Holly Street. FHP said two men from Guatemala, ages 28 and 31, were struck by a pickup truck traveling south in the right lane on US 1, just north of Holly Street.
House Republicans demand Joe Biden remove Kamala Harris as immigration crisis czar as she STILL hasn't visited the border or met with CBP agents in 85 days
Harris was tapped on March 24 to lead the administration's response to the immigration crisis at the southern border As noted by Fox News , Harris recently visited Guatemala and Mexico where she met with leaders but has still not visited the U.S. border A group of because she still hasn't visited the border or met with border patrol agents since taking the job 85 days ago.
Guatemala’s LGBTQ+ community is in mourning after two transgender women and a gay man were murdered in less than a week during pride month. Andrea González, a prominent activist and leader in the transgender women’s organisation Otrans Reinas de la Noche (Queens of the Night) was shot dead on 11 June in the street near her home in Guatemala City.
The State Department on Thursday announced that it had blacklisted a Guatemalan lawmaker from entering the U.S. due to "his involvement in significant corruption." "In his official capacity, España has been involved in corrupt acts, including bribery and interfering with public processes, that jeopardized the stability of Guatemala's democratic institutions and the Guatemalan public's confidence in its representatives," the State Department said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday banned Guatemalan lawmaker Boris España Cáceres and his immediate family from entering the U.S. due to "his involvement in significant corruption," the State Department said. The sanctions stem from alleged bribery and "interfering with public processes" in ways that undermined the stability of Guatemala's democratic government, State Department spokesperson Ned Price said in a statement.
Last week, Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Central America and Mexico as part of the Biden administration’s strategy to address this country’s immigration issues. Supporters expected a kinder approach than that of the Trump administration. But with three simple words — "Do not come" — Harris ignited controversy.
June 16 June 16 (Reuters) - Joe Biden and Kamala Harris both took their firsts international trips in June 2021: Biden embarked on an eight-day trip to the UK, Belgium and Switzerland, while Harris visited Guatemala and Mexico. But, contrary to what posts shared over 3,000 times on social media claim, the two were not both out of the country at the same time.
The Biden administration on Tuesday made tens of thousands of Central American immigrants in the U.S. eligible to petition for their children to come to the country legally as part of an effort to discourage youths from journeying to the southern border. Shortly after taking office, President Biden ordered officials to revive the Obama-era Central American Minors program, which originally allowed certain at-risk children in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador to come to the U.S. as long as their parents had secured legal status in the country.
President Joe Biden's administration on Tuesday broadened the range of legal guardians who can apply to care for migrant children, in a new step to address an influx of young Central Americans seeking safety in the United States. The so-called Central American Minors program was set up by Biden in 2014 when he was vice president to allow parents legally in the United States to claim children who came alone, helping them resettle with the benefit of family.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — In consecutive visits this month, Vice President Kamala Harris and Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas have conveyed to the most important U.S. partner that the Biden administration is taking a more nuanced approach to immigration than its predecessor, but still asking what more Mexico can do.
Father’s Day 2021: Gift guide With Father’s Day fast approaching, we have selected our favourite gifts to surprise every type of dad on his special day. Newly launched premium cocktail brand Dottie’s espresso martini set will allow dad to enjoy his favourite tipple at home.
Andrea González (L) and Cecy Caricia Ixpata. (Facebook) In Guatemala, frustration and grief swept the nation after two beloved and tireless trans activists were killed in two separate attacks just days apart. Andrea González, a 28-year-old who helmed trans rights group Otrans Reinas de la Noche, or Queens of the Night, was slain in what some activists have called an “assassination” in Guatemala City last Friday (11 June).
Now even CNN turns on Kamala: Panel criticizes VP's 'cringeworthy' and bafflingly unprepared response to questions about when she would visit the border
Harris' trip to Guatemala and Mexico this week was not seen as a success The vice president was repeatedly asked when she would visit the border She stumbled over her answers to the highly predictable question On Sunday even CNN's panel joined in the chorus of criticism Harris' answers were described as 'cringeworthy' and surprisingly unpolished
Meghan McCain, co-host of "The View," slammed Vice President Harris over remarks she made during her visit to Guatemala and Mexico this week, arguing Harris "sounded like a moron" when responding to questions on why she hasn't visited the U.S.-Mexico border yet.
By 24matins.uk with AFP, . World Samantha Power, seen at her confirmation hearing in March 2021, will visit Central America on her first foreign trip as USAID administrator© POOL/AFP/File Greg Nash USAID chief Samantha Power will visit Central America on her first international trip since taking office as President Joe Biden's administration seeks to tackle root causes of migration, the agency said Friday.
America Ferrera didn’t hold back when asked about her thoughts regarding Vice President Kamala Harris’ recent message to Central American migrants hoping to enter the US. During her first foreign trip as VP to Guatemala this week, Harris told potential migrants to stay home rather than attempt to make a journey to the border.
Boris Johnson’s plea for G7 to educate world’s poorest children branded an ‘empty promise’ after 40% aid cut
UK to spend £430m to ‘get more girls into the classroom’ - but is already swiping £390m from global education work Boris Johnson has been accused of an “empty promise” after urging the G7 to get the world’s poorest children into school – despite slashing aid funding for education by 40 per cent.
Vice President Kamala Harris is coming to Atlanta to help get more people vaccinated against the coronavirus. It’s currently not known when and where the event will be. But we’re working on learning more about the event. The Biden administration’s plan is to “mobilize an all-of-America sprint to get 70% of U.S. adults at least one shot by July 4th.”