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Central America: Central geographic region of the Americas
Central America is a region found in the southern tip of North America and is sometimes defined as a subcontinent of the Americas. This region is bordered by Mexico to the north, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south. Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The combined population of Central America is estimated to be between 41,739,000 and 42,688,190.

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Trump administration plans to divert $40 million in aid to Venezuela's opposition

U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to divert more than $40 million in humanitarian aid for Central America to support the U.S.-backed opposition in Venezuela, according to an internal..
Reuters - Published

What Happens After an ICE Raid? Explaining the Deportation Process

With agents targeting recently arrived families from Central America, the federal authorities intend to arrest as many as 2,000 people. Here’s how that works.
NYTimes.com - Published

Videos for Central America

U.S. Official Says Apprehensions On Mexico Border Drop 25% In June [Video]U.S. Official Says Apprehensions On Mexico Border Drop 25% In June

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, the top US border security official said that far fewer migrants tried to enter the United States in June due to increased efforts by the Mexican government..

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Photo of drowned father and daughter on US-Mexico border highlights migrants’ perils [Video]Photo of drowned father and daughter on US-Mexico border highlights migrants’ perils

Image of Salvadoran father and his 23-month-old daughter highlights the plight of those fleeing poverty in Central America.

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House Democrats Deliver Proposal To Reinstate Aid To Central America [Video]House Democrats Deliver Proposal To Reinstate Aid To Central America

Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday proposed reinstating millions of dollars in aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that was previously cut off by the Trump administration. The..

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Trump Says He 'Brought The Families Together' After Being Asked About Migrant Families Separation [Video]Trump Says He 'Brought The Families Together' After Being Asked About Migrant Families Separation

President Donald Trump incorrectly pinned blame for his administration's family separations on former President Barack Obama. Trump insisting that he was actually the one who "brought the families..

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ICE to remove ‘millions’ of illegal immigrants: Trump [Video]ICE to remove ‘millions’ of illegal immigrants: Trump

President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally. Yahaira Jacquez reports.

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US Doubles Number Of Asylum Seekers Being Sent To Mexico [Video]US Doubles Number Of Asylum Seekers Being Sent To Mexico

A Mexican immigration official said the U.S. doubled the number of asylum seekers it sends back to Mexico. He said around 200 asylum seekers were being sent back from El Paso, Texas each day. On June..

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Mexico Says No Unlimited Asylum, Trump Confirms Safe Third Country Plan [Video]Mexico Says No Unlimited Asylum, Trump Confirms Safe Third Country Plan

According to Reuters, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said rgR Mexico has not accepted that the United States send in an unlimited number of asylum seekers. Under pressure from U.S. President Donald..

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Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of crackdown [Video]Migrants rush to enter Mexico ahead of crackdown

Central American migrants eager to beat a crackdown by Mexico on its southern border with Guatemala scrambled into the country on Thursday as the government prepared to send thousands of National Guard..

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Mexico Says U.S. Migration Deal Could Draw In Other Latam Countries [Video]Mexico Says U.S. Migration Deal Could Draw In Other Latam Countries

According to Reuters, Mexico and the United States might consider additional steps next month to restrict illegal immigration from Central America, including measures to bind Brazil and Panama into..

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The human cost of Mexico-US migration agreement [Video]The human cost of Mexico-US migration agreement

Mexico agreed to introduce new measures to stop Central American migrants from reaching the US.

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Trump Defends Mexico Migration Deal And Pledges More Detail [Video]Trump Defends Mexico Migration Deal And Pledges More Detail

According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration’s deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants..

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On Mexico Border, Republican Business Owner Breathe Sigh Of Relief [Video]On Mexico Border, Republican Business Owner Breathe Sigh Of Relief

Republican business owners operating near the US border with Mexico say President Donald Trump’s lingering threat to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico is terrible policy. According to Reuters,..

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Trump Disputes Reports That Question The Significance Of Mexico Deal [Video]Trump Disputes Reports That Question The Significance Of Mexico Deal

According to a report by Business Insider, President Donald Trump disputed reports that his new trade agreement with Mexico in exchange for border security had already been settled months ago. Reports..

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Trump Says Mexico Will Follow Through Will New Deal [Video]Trump Says Mexico Will Follow Through Will New Deal

Reuters reports U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said Mexico would enforce a new deal to stem Central American migrants from entering the U.S. The deal was announced on Friday after three days..

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Trump Announces New Deal With Mexico, Optimistic With Results [Video]Trump Announces New Deal With Mexico, Optimistic With Results

President Donald Trump feels optimistic about Mexico enforcing a new immigration deal. The deal would expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border. According to..

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U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Says Mexico Immigration Deal Fixes Problems [Video]U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin Says Mexico Immigration Deal Fixes Problems

According to Reuters, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the U.S.-Mexico immigration deal met President Donald Trump’s objectives of fixing immigration problems on the southern U.S...

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U.S., Mexico resume talks as tariffs loom [Video]U.S., Mexico resume talks as tariffs loom

Negotiators on Friday resumed talks in Washington aimed at averting U.S. tariffs on Mexico in a raging dispute over illegal immigration. There have been signs of progress though as Mexico pledged to..

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Mexico to send more troops to Guatemalan border as tariffs loom [Video]Mexico to send more troops to Guatemalan border as tariffs loom

To prevent U.S. President Donald Trump from following through on his tariff threat, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala,..

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Mexican troops block migrants as tariffs loom [Video]Mexican troops block migrants as tariffs loom

Mexican soldiers, armed police and migration officials blocked hundreds of migrants after they crossed the border from Guatemala in a caravan into southern Mexico on Wednesday, and detained dozens of..

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U.S. Pushes Mexico to Take More Asylum Seekers, Tighten Controls [Video]U.S. Pushes Mexico to Take More Asylum Seekers, Tighten Controls

According to Reuters, Mexican sources have said that the United States is pushing Mexico to keep asylum seekers on its side of the border and tighten controls on migrants in the south of the country...

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Mexican President Has List of Potential Retaliatory Tariffs On U.S. [Video]Mexican President Has List of Potential Retaliatory Tariffs On U.S.

According to Reuters, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has received an official list of U.S. products that could be subject to retaliatory tariffs, if duties threatened by the Trump..

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U.S., Mexico set talks amid tension over new curbs on asylum-seekers

The chief diplomats of Mexico and the United States plan to meet on Sunday for talks about a new U.S. rule restricting asylum applications from Central American migrants that would burden Mexico's..
Reuters - Published

Africans flee to South America on journey to US

Hundreds of Africans are joining Central American migrants on the long, dangerous journey for seeking asylum in the US. One family shares their experience after fleeing the Democratic Republic of Congo..
USATODAY.com - Published

Guatemalan court halts 'safe third country' designation for asylum seekers

Guatemala's Constitutional Court has blocked President Jimmy Morales from immediately declaring the poor Central American nation a safe third country for asylum-seekers, amid growing pushback to U.S...
Reuters - Published

Trump administration plans new asylum rules to bar most Central American migrants

The Trump administration on Monday moved to end asylum protections for most Central American migrants in a major escalation of the president's battle to tamp down the number of people crossing the..
CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com

Marshall Plan for Central America would restore hope, end migrant border crisis

Food is essential for solving the migrant crisis in Central America. We need a new Marshall Plan to restore hope and stability in the region.
USATODAY.com - Published

ICE Launches Low-Key Raids Targeting Migrant Families

A series of coordinated deportation raids is targeting recently arrived families from Central America.
NYTimes.com - Published

Guatemala president postpones Washington visit where asylum talks were planned

The government of Guatemala said on Sunday that it would postpone President Jimmy Morales' visit to Washington as it waits for the Central American country's top court to rule on migration measures.
Reuters - Published

Local leaders push back against Trump's expected ICE raids

Beginning Sunday, federal agents will begin a nationwide effort to arrest immigrants who have been issued final deportation orders. The raids will target ten major cities, and will focus mainly on..
CBS News - Published

Crackdown on immigrant families to start Sunday, Trump says

A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence over the weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of..
Reuters - Published

Nationwide wave of immigrant arrests to commence this weekend, Trump says

A nationwide wave of arrests of immigrants facing deportation will commence this weekend, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, confirming that the plan, intended to discourage a surge of Central..
Reuters - Published

Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the..
Reuters - Published

Asylum deal at the fore as Guatemalan president visits White House

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, and sources said he may sign an agreement declaring the Central American country a safe destination for..
Reuters - Published

Guatemalan and U.S. leaders to discuss migration, asylum deal seen close

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, among other topics, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country..
Reuters - Published

Under U.S. asylum treaty pressure, Guatemala's president to visit Washington

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers.
Reuters - Published

Guatemala's president Morales to visit Washington amid asylum negotiations

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week, his spokesman said on Thursday, following weeks of intense negotiations aimed at declaring the Central American country a safe..
Reuters - Published

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