Central America

Central geographic region of the Americas

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Central America is a region found in the southern tip of North America and is sometimes defined as a subcontinent of the Americas. This region is bordered by Mexico to the north, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south. Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The combined population of Central America is estimated to be between 41,739,000 and 42,688,190.

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Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to the United States to reduce migration from Central..
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Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday that Mexico has followed through on its commitment to reduce migration from Central America, as agreed to..
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is heading to Latin America to meet face to face with leaders there, amid difficult negotiations with Mexico and Central American..
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Instead of spending some $41.9 million on humanitarian aid for Guatemala and Honduras, the US has reportedly decided to pump the spare money into Venezuela’s..
3 days ago • WorldNews
U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition..
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U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition..
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With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people. Here’s how that works.
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Nine months after a migrant caravan from Honduras drew attention to the plight of people from Central America desperate to enter the US, tens of thousands are..
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The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American..
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Hundreds of Africans are joining Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey for seeking asylum in the US. One family shares their experience after..
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Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for..
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The Trump administration filed a regulation on Monday to try and curb the number of Central American migrants who can claim asylum by entering the United States..
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The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp..
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Attorney General William Barr says new rule "will decrease forum shopping" by migrants. Trump administration is expected to be challenged in court.
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Food is essential for solving the migrant crisis in Central America. We need a new Marshall Plan to restore hope and stability in the region.
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A series of coordinated deportation raids is targeting recently arrived families from Central America.
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The government of Guatemala said on Sunday that it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington as it waits for the Central American country's top..
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Follow a journey through Central America - and see the risks a migrant may face to reach the US.
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Beginning Sunday, federal agents will begin a nationwide effort to arrest immigrants who have been issued final deportation orders. The raids will target ten..
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A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the..
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A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan,..
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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an..
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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, and sources said he may sign an agreement declaring the Central..
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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at..
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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a..
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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week, his spokesman said on Thursday, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at..
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El Paso’s backlogged immigration court recently halted programs designed to aid asylum seekers as they navigate a complicated legal system. “The confusion in..
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