• DONALD TRUMP Aug 1, 2019

    US Homeland Security Discusses Asylum Agreement in Guatemala

    The acting head of U.S. Homeland Security held discussions behind closed doors in Guatemala on Wednesday on an agreement that would force many asylum seekers to file claims in the Central American country instead of the United States. Details on Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan’s agenda and activities were scant, and there was no immediate access for journalists. But the Guatemalan...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 28, 2019

    Guatemalan Activists Protest Migrant Asylum Pact With US

    Hundreds of Guatemalans gathered Saturday to protest an agreement that President Jimmy Morales’ government signed with Washington to require migrants passing through the Central American country to seek asylum here, rather than pushing on to the U.S. Carrying the blue and white national flag, demonstrators rallied in front of the presidential palace in Guatemala City. They called on Morales to...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 23, 2019

    Trump Threatens Guatemala After Its Court Blocks Asylum Deal

    President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened retribution against Guatemala over immigration after the country’s high court blocked its government from signing an asylum deal with the United States. Trump tweeted that Guatemala has decided against signing a “safe-third agreement” requiring Central American migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. to instead apply for those protections in Guatemala, even though the country’s...

  • Attorney Dec 13, 2018

    Miami Beach Cop Under Investigation After Video Shows Him Punching Suspect

    A Miami Beach cop has been reassigned and an internal affairs investigation is underway after the officer was caught on camera cold-cocking a suspect earlier this month.

  • Attorney Dec 13, 2018

    Video Shows Miami Beach Cop Punching Man

    GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Some viewers may find this disturbing. Body cam footage shows the moment a Miami Beach cop punches a man in the face.

  • DONALD TRUMP Oct 21, 2018

    Migrants Vow to Re-form Caravan, Continue North Toward US

    About 2,000 Central American migrants who circumvented Mexican police at a border bridge and swam, forded and floated across the river from Guatemala decided on Saturday to re-form their mass caravan and continue their trek northward toward the United States. Gathered at a park in the border city of Ciudad Hidalgo, the migrants voted by a show of hands and...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jun 29, 2018

    Pence Tells Central America to Do More to Stop Migrants

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told the leaders of three Central American nations Thursday that they must do more to stop the flow of migrants who enter the United States illegally. He made the comments to the presidents of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, where economic struggles and violent crime have pushed many people to try to sneak into the...

  • DONALD TRUMP Dec 25, 2017

    Guatemala Says It Is Moving Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    Guatemala’s president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of U.S. President Donald Trump in ordering the change. Guatemala was one of nine nations that voted with the United States and Israel on Thursday when the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a...

  • Mexico Sep 9, 2017

    At Least 61 Dead in Powerful Mexico Earthquake That President Calls Its Biggest in a Century

    One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico struck off the country’s southern coast, toppling hundreds of buildings, triggering tsunami evacuations and sending panicked people fleeing into the streets in the middle of the night. At least 60 people were reported dead. The quake that hit minutes before midnight Thursday was strong enough to cause buildings to sway...

  • JUDGE Mar 12, 2017

    Death Toll in Guatemala Fire Rises to 39 Girls

    A key Guatemalan official was ordered not to leave the country Saturday as the death toll rose to 39 girls in fire that began when mattresses were set ablaze during a protest by residents at a youth shelter. Authorities continued searching over the weekend for answers in the disaster that has put a spotlight on alleged failings in Guatemala’s child...

  • President Mar 11, 2017

    Guatemalan President Vows Change After Fire Kills 36 Girls

    Guatemala’s president called for a restructuring of his country’s youth shelter system following a fire that killed at least 36 girls at an overcrowded government facility for children, while grieving families began receiving the bodies of their loved ones. The shelter outside Guatemala City held some 800 children and mixed victims of abuse with youthful offenders. Relatives and officials said...

  • NBC Aug 19, 2016

    2 Zika Virus Cases Linked to Miami Beach

    Two new cases of Zika have been linked to Miami Beach, sources told NBC 6 Thursday.

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