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Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, receive water and oranges from people sympathetic to their plight, as they ride on the bed of a truck, on in their way to Mazatlan, Mexico, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
US hardens border at Tijuana to prepare for migrant caravanThe U.S. government says it is working to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Joaquin Guzman's defense attorney Jeffrey Lichtman speaks to reporters as he leaves Brooklyn Federal court after opening arguments in the trial of the Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo," Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
US trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" gets underwayThe high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman gets underway
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, surrounded by US Marshals, waves to his wife as he enters the courtroom at Brooklyn Federal Court, as his high-security trial got underway in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. The infamous Mexican drug lord has been held in solitary confinement since his extradition to the United States early last year. Guzman pleaded not guilty to charges that he amassed a multi-billion-dollar fortune smuggling tons of cocaine and other drugs in a vast supply chain that reached New York, New Jersey, Texas and elsewhere north of the border. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
The Latest: Lawyer: El Chapo wasn't running violent cartelTwo presidents of Mexico are denying a U.S. lawyer's claim that they took bribes to protect drug traffickers
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Former Honduran president criticizes brother's prosecutionFormer Honduran President Porfirio Lobo says the Central American country's current government is trampling his honor by bringing corruption cases against his wife and most recently his brother
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Colombia opens camp for Venezuela migrants as exodus swellsColombian authorities have moved homeless Venezuelan migrants to a soccer field filled with yellow tents and cots, as the number of migrants fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian calamity has risen
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Spanish-language reporter faces deportation from USA Spanish-language reporter who faces deportation after his arrest while covering an immigration protest in Tennessee says he faces danger if sent back to El Salvador
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Former president of Mexico warns of US trade policyA former president of Mexico warned of the possible consequences of U.S. trade policy during a lecture at Brown University in Rhode Island
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this Nov. 1, 2018 photo, members of the LGBTQ community who are part of the Central American migrants caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, break into a celebratory dance outside an abandoned hotel after arriving in Donaji, Mexico. The 50 or so LGBTQ migrants traveling together, most of them in their 20s but some as young as 17 or as old as 60, say they banded together for safety in numbers, a sort of caravan within the caravan. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
In Mexico caravan, LGBTQ migrants stick together for safetyDozens of transgender women and gay men in a migrant caravan moving through Mexico with hopes of seeking asylum in the United States have banded together for protection from their fellow travelers
The Associated Press1 day ago
Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, line up to enter the Benito Juarez Auditorium , in Guadalajara, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Several thousand Central American migrants marked a month on the road Monday as they hitched rides toward the western Mexico city of Guadalajara. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Migrant caravan moves to western Mexico city of GuadalajaraSeveral thousand Central American migrants heading for the U.S. border have arrived in the western Mexico city of Guadalajara with help from truckers and other motorists, marking a month since their trek began
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mexico to hold another referendum, this time on new trainMexico's president-elect says he will hold another public referendum later this month on his proposal for a railway to connect the main tourist attractions across the Yucatan peninsula
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rights commission expresses deep concern about BrazilThe Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is expressing deep concern over human rights in Brazil and says it will monitor what happens when the government of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro assumes office Jan. 1
The Associated Press1 day ago
Central American migrants, part of the caravan hoping to reach the U.S. border, walk while leaving a temporary shelter early in the morning in Queretaro, Mexico, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Local Mexican officials were once again Sunday helping thousands of Central American migrants find rides on the next leg of their journey toward the U.S. border. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Migrant caravan moves on to central Mexico city of IrapuatoLocal Mexican officials have again helped thousands of Central American migrants find rides for the latest leg of their journey toward the U.S. border
The Associated Press2 days ago
Thousands protest cancellation of new Mexico City airportThousands of people have marched in Mexico City in opposition to President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's plans to cancel a new $13 billion airport for the capital
The Associated Press2 days ago
JetBlue inaugurates route from Boston to Cuba's capitalA JetBlue flight from Boston landed in Havana on Saturday, as the U.S. airline expanded its routes to Cuba despite a drop in American visitors amid tensions between the countries
The Associated Press3 days ago
A police officer halts traffic as a Central American migrant crosses the street in Queretaro, Mexico, as they resume their journey north after leaving a temporary shelter in Mexico City, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018. Thousands of Central American migrants were back on the move toward the U.S. border Saturday, after dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked them to the outskirts of the capital and drivers began offering rides north. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Migrant caravan heads north after departing Mexico CityThousands of Central American migrants were back on the move toward the U.S. border Saturday, after dedicated Mexico City metro trains whisked them to the outskirts of the capital and drivers began offering rides north
The Associated Press3 days ago
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