Mamta Popat photo at The Arizona Daily Star. Caption: “In this June 2017 file photo, a No More Deaths volunteer adjusts a sign that tells migrants to take what they need at the entrance of the camp in Arivaca.”

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January 23, 2018


Civil unrest expected as Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, still hugely popular despite corruption conviction, fights to stay in upcoming election race

How a retired Army captain rose from a marginal apologist for torture and dictatorship to a serious contender for Brazil’s presidency

Brazil, Western Hemisphere Regional

The similarities seen in corruption throughout Latin America suggest that the efforts to combat it should be coordinated, with countries in the region sharing common tools and strategies


De eso está convencido Frank Mora, exsubsecretario de Defensa de Estados Unidos


The border with Mexico is a terrible way for terrorists to attempt to enter the United States, which is why so few have tried

Based on a survey that captured 500 experiences of Central Americans travelling through Mexico, Amnesty International found that the National Institute of Migration (INM) is systematically violating the non-refoulementprinciple

Western Hemisphere Regional

Homeland Security Secretary Kirsten Nielsen said in a notice published in the Federal Register Monday that she was waiving the rules to accelerate construction on part of the wall in New Mexico

Border Patrol agents were conducting surveillance on a building near Ajo known as “the barn,” when they saw Warren exiting his car and entering the building