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Dozens of Venezuelan migrants arrive in Trinidad after hours at sea

25 Nov 2020

CARACAS/PORT OF SPAIN At least 29 Venezuelan migrants, including 16 minors, returned to Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday after being deported from the island over the weekend and spending hours at sea, said their relatives, who had been concerned about their whereabouts.

Migrant smugglers see boost from U.S. pandemic border policy

12 Nov 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico These days, Martin Salgado’s migrant shelter in the city of San Luis Rio Colorado on Mexico’s border with the United States feels more like an hourly hotel. His guests, many of them from Central America, often don't even bother to spend the night.

Central Americans edge north as pandemic spurs economic collapse

16 Oct 2020

MONTERREY, Mexico After losing her job in Honduras, Gabriela Alvarado has spent the last six weeks crisscrossing towards the U.S. border, part of a small but growing movement of Central Americans heading north after the coronavirus ravaged the already poor region.

Returning Venezuelan migrants find cold welcome amid COVID

27 Aug 2020

SAN JOAQUIN, Venezuela When Juan Meza could no longer bear to hear his daughter crying from hunger, the Adventist pastor sold his family's few belongings, gifted his prized fantasy novels and history books to a neighbor and left Venezuela in 2017 for a job at a shoe factory in Colombia. 

Long lines, confusion as Venezuela sells Iranian fuel under new price system

02 Jun 2020

CARACAS Venezuela on Monday launched a fuel pricing system that largely rolls back decades of heavy subsidies, creating long lines and leaving drivers confused as the government seeks to end chronic shortages with gasoline imports from Iran.

Cut off by coronavirus: Hondurans in packed prison suffer mental toll

14 May 2020

LA ESPERANZA, Honduras For Yerbin Estrada, the worst part of the day is when the sun begins to set. The hundreds of inmates of La Esperanza prison in central Honduras must leave its small courtyard and file back to their cramped cells.

WIDER IMAGE-Cut off by coronavirus: Hondurans in packed prison suffer mental toll

14 May 2020

LA ESPERANZA, Honduras, May 14 For Yerbin Estrada, the worst part of the day is when the sun begins to set. The hundreds of inmates of La Esperanza prison in central Honduras must leave its small courtyard and file back to their cramped cells.

Alleged Maduro accomplice surrenders to U.S. agents, will help prosecution: sources

28 Mar 2020

CARACAS/BOGOTA U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency agents on Friday remanded in custody retired Venezuelan general Cliver Alcala, three people familiar with the matter said, after he agreed to work with prosecutors who charged him, President Nicolas Maduro and other top officials with drug trafficking.

As coronavirus hits Venezuela, Maduro further quashes dissent

25 Mar 2020

CARACAS On March 13, Melquiades Avila, an indigenous leader and journalist in the remote Venezuelan state of Delta Amacuro, asked on his popular Facebook account: "Will our hospital be ready for coronavirus?"

Venezuela confirms coronavirus cases amid public health concerns

14 Mar 2020

CARACAS/MARACAIBO Venezuela on Friday confirmed its first two cases of coronavirus amid concerns that the economically struggling South American nation is unprepared to confront a pandemic that is spreading rapidly around the globe.

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