John Moore / Getty Images photo at Buzzfeed. Caption: “A US Border Patrol agent chases an undocumented immigrant in thick brush near the US–Mexico border on Jan. 3, 2017, near Mission, Texas.”

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January 11, 2018


Este lunes comenzó en firme la Operación Atlas lanzada por el gobierno en octubre para contrarrestar la violencia en Tumaco con la llegada de dos mil uniformados del Ejército, la Armada, la Policía y la Fuerza Aérea

El jefe de la ONU viajará a Colombia este fin de semana para apoyar los esfuerzos de paz, que vacilan tras ataques del ELN esta madrugada y atrasos en la reintegración de exguerrilleros de las FARC a la vida civil. Antonio Guterres se reunirá con el presidente Juan Manuel Santos y con líderes de la exguerrilla de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC) y representantes de la Iglesia católica en Bogotá, anunció el miércoles un portavoz de la ONU

Colombia’s fragile peace was shaken on Wednesday as the National Liberation Army, a guerrilla group known as the ELN, attacked a military base and an oil pipeline

El Salvador

El Salvador is in shock. If all the Salvadoreans in the TPS programme were to come back, which is highly unlikely, the country’s population would swell by 3%

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico

Volunteers and lawyers along the border say that migrants and smugglers have stopped lying low, deciding that trying to get a foothold in a well-off and safe country was no riskier than in the past


A U.N.-backed Haitian police raid in November ended in the summary execution of civilians. The U.N.’s version of events conflicts with eyewitness testimony


La operación “incrementa la confianza militar entre la Marina mexicana y el Pentágono”

“Roger Stone and I came up with the idea of ‘the Wall,’ and we talked to Steve [Bannon] about it,” on-again-off-again aide Sam Nunberg told Green. “It was to make sure he talked about immigration”

This spring, a new book by powerHouse Books called Undocumented: Immigration and the Militarization of the US–Mexico Border brings together a collection of Moore’s most eye-opening and emotional photographs

Government warns citizens to avoid Tamaulipas, Sinaloa, Colima, Michoacán and Guerrero amid high levels of crime and cartel violence


Previous rounds of negotiations have left deep fissures in Venezuela’s opposition

Western Hemisphere Regional

There is an out everyone has eyed for weeks — appropriate the President’s $1.6 billion budget request, move it through a mechanism that Democrats can say is for fencing and the President can say it’s a wall, and then have Twitter fights over semantics

Six senators working on immigration issues “have an agreement in principle. We’re shopping it to our colleagues,” Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) told reporters