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Migrant caravan faces cold welcome, few options at US-Mexico border

Tijuana - The Central American migrant caravan faced a desperate situation Friday as its numbers swelled at the US-Mexican border, where it got a cold welcome and a warning that its chances of entering the United States were "almost nil.

Cold welcome at US-Mexico border for 2,000 caravan migrants

Tijuana - Mexican authorities said Friday more than 2,000 Central Americans from a migrant caravan heading toward the United States have now reached the border city of Tijuana, where they have received a sometimes cold welcome.

Migrant caravan arrives at US-Mexico border

Tijuana - The Central American migrant caravan trekking toward the United States converged on the US-Mexican border Thursday after more than a month on the road, undeterred by President Donald Trump's deployment of thousands of American troops near the border.

More than 1,500 caravan migrants at US-Mexico border: AFP

Tijuana - The bulk of the migrant caravan crossing Mexico began arriving Thursday at the US border, as around 800 Central Americans reached the city of Tijuana aboard 22 buses after more than a month's trek."We've finally reached Tijuana.

Is Central American migrant caravan a security threat?

Tepic - Since the US midterm elections, President Donald Trump has barely mentioned the "hardened criminals" he warned were about to "assault" the United States from a Central American migrant caravan.

Sights still on US, migrant caravan marks month on the road

Ixtl - The caravan of Central American migrants trekking across Mexico toward the United States marked one month on the road Tuesday with a full day of walking and hitch-hiking and no celebrations.

Sights still on US, migrant caravan marks month on the road

Guadalajara - The caravan of Central American migrants trekking across Mexico toward the United States marked one month on the road Tuesday with a full day of walking and hitch-hiking and no celebrations.

Migrants unwittingly take center stage in US vote

Mexico - The Central American migrants trekking toward the United States in a caravan have unwittingly become key players in Tuesday's US midterms, though many are not even aware the elections are happening.

Trump hints he could curb immigration by decree

Washington - President Donald Trump suggested Friday he may use an executive order to obtain immigration restrictions, bucking his Democratic opponents and bypassing Congress.

Migrant caravan resumes trek to US-Mexico border

Mapastepec - Thousands of Central American migrants crossing Mexico toward the United States in a caravan have resumed their long trek, walking about 12 hours to their next destination.

Migration over US-Mexico border 'reaching moment of crisis': Pompeo

Mexico - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that illegal migration across the US-Mexican border is near crisis levels, as a caravan of Honduran migrants prepared to enter Mexico bound for the United States.

Mexico deploys hundreds of riot police as migrants near

Suchiate - Mexico deployed hundreds of riot police Thursday to its border with Guatemala as a caravan of Central American migrants prepared to cross on their way to the United States, defying President Donald Trump's threats.

Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'

Washington - President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close the US-Mexican border against an "onslaught" of migrants, stepping up his anti-immigrant rhetoric ahead of congressional elections.

Trump threatens to close US-Mexico border over migrant 'onslaught'

Washington - US President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close its southern border if Mexico fails to stem the "onslaught" of migrants from Central America, in a series of tweets that blamed Democrats ahead of the midterm elections.

'Mommy is lying': the travails of migrant kids taken from parents

Miami - A little boy named Jose who braved the dangerous trek through Mexico to the United States with his mother is confused and upset.He has not seen his mom for months.

Fear of separation shadows immigrant families crossing US border

Mcallen - When they took his son away from him at an immigrant detention center in Texas, Edilberto Garcia thought he would lose the teen forever."I felt a lot of fear," Garcia recalled.

Migrant caravan members plead with Trump: 'Give us a chance'

Mat - The Central Americans crossing Mexico in the migrant caravan that has infuriated President Donald Trump are fleeing gang violence, poverty and political repression.Here are five of their stories.

Central America's violent Northern Triangle in Trump's crosshairs

Sansalvador - Debate is raging in America over how to adapt the country's immigration laws -- a process that will invariably affect Central America's so-called Northern Triangle.

Deadly Hurricane Nate bears down on Mexico, US

Canc - Nate reached hurricane status as it bore down on popular Mexican beach resorts and headed for the US Gulf Coast early Saturday after dumping heavy rains on Central America and leaving at least 28 people dead.

Tropical storm kills 20 in C. America, heads for US

Managua - A tropical storm churning north along Central America killed at least 20 people in Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Honduras on Thursday, with forecasters predicting it could strengthen into a hurricane as it heads for Mexico and the United States.

Threatened by Trump, but united by football

New York - New York's most unlikely football league meets every Saturday in the Bronx.Its players are minors who arrived from Central America without their parents, with no documents or money.

Nearly 150 smuggled Central American migrants rescued in Mexico

Campeche - Nearly 150 Central Americans being smuggled to the United States were rescued Saturday in Mexico after traveling tightly packed in a poorly ventilated truck.

Central America hit by massive power outages

San Jos - A huge power outage plunged millions of people across Central America into darkness Saturday, as authorities from Panama to Costa Rica to El Salvador scrambled to restore electrical service.

US urges Central America to fight drugs, with less cash

Miami - The United States pledged to help Central America defeat drug gangs and build a prosperous future Thursday, despite planning a near 30 percent cut in its own support.

US urges Central America to fight drugs, with less cash

Miami - The United States pledged to help Central America defeat drug gangs and build a prosperous future Thursday, despite planning a near 30 percent cut in its own support.

US urges Central America to fight drugs, with less cash

Miami - The United States pledged to help Central America defeat drug gangs and build a prosperous future Thursday, despite planning a near 30 percent cut in its own support.

UNHCR seeks $18 mn to help C.American kids trying for US

Guatemala City - The UN refugee agency has launched a campaign to raise $18 million for thousands of unaccompanied Central American children trying to get to the United States.

Trump blames Obama for formation of MS-13 crime gang

Washington - President Donald Trump on Tuesday blamed -- without proof -- his predecessor Barack Obama for allowing the MS-13 criminal gang to take root in US cities.

Mexican president says seeking 'new relationship' with US

San Jos - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday he is working on "a new relationship" with the US and thanked Latin American neighbors for support as Mexico faces "big challenges" with its vital trading partner.

US migration policies to dominate Mexico-CentrAm summit

San Jos - US President Donald Trump's hardline anti-immigrant policies are likely to dominate a summit of leaders of Mexico, Central America and Colombia this week meant to focus on regional infrastructure, analysts said.
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