- Rhode Island schools take in Central American migrants Updated: May-02-16 3:12 pm
PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - One of Murkje Dekoe's students was pregnant and spent her weekends working long hours in a cranberry bog. Others spent nights toiling in factories and high-end restaurants.
- 4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist Updated: May-02-16 2:59 pm
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras - Honduran authorities have arrested four people in connection with the murder of environmental activist Berta Caceres, including three who worked for a hydroelectric project she opposed.
- Fraction of Central American migrant kids land in Rockies Updated: May-02-16 10:46 am
DENVER - A fraction of the thousands of children who've fled poverty and violence in Central America alone in recent years are now scattered across Colorado, Wyoming and Montana living with relatives and other sponsors.
- Since 2013, more than 5,000 migrant children placed in NJ Updated: May-02-16 10:20 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - The federal government has placed more than 5,000 migrant children from Central America with adult sponsors in New Jersey since the fall of 2013, where they are expected to attend school while they seek legal status in immigration court.
- Few Central America migrant kids in Northern New England Updated: May-02-16 8:12 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - Federal data shows that the U.S. government has placed fewer than 100 migrant children from Central America who have entered the United States without their parents in Northern New England since the fall of 2013.
- 860 migrant kids from Central America landed in Colorado Updated: May-02-16 3:48 am
DENVER - A small share of the over 100,000 from children from Central America who have entered the United States without their parents have ended up living across Colorado.
- Wyoming home to handful of Central American migrant kids Updated: May-02-16 3:47 am
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming is now home to a handful of the over 100,000 children who fled Central America without a parent in recent years.
- 3 migrant kids from Central America placed in Montana Updated: May-02-16 3:46 am
HELENA, Montana - Of the thousands of children who fled Central America on their own in recent years, three are living in Montana.
- AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school Updated: May-02-16 12:22 am
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.
- Ohio takes only small percent of unaccompanied minors Updated: May-02-16 12:19 am
CINCINNATI - Yeser Escalante was 13 when he and his two younger sisters fled Guatemala amid a surge of other unaccompanied minors fleeing to the United States from poverty and violence in Central America.
- Access to education a challenge for NY immigrants Updated: May-02-16 12:06 am
MINEOLA, New York - New York's attorney general says his office has forced nearly two dozen school districts in the state to address complaints that immigrant children were denied or delayed access to school, but an advocate for unaccompanied minors from Central America insists problems still exist.
- Recreating hazardous journey to US rings true with actors Updated: May-01-16 10:39 am
LOS ANGELES - For Julian Sandoval, the play "Shelter" is more than just a story of children flooding into the U.S. by the tens of thousands from Latin America in search of safe sanctuary. It's personal.
- Raiders give Mexico a taste of the NFL during draft days Updated: Apr-30-16 6:41 pm
- Panama experts to recommend financial system cleanup Updated: Apr-29-16 9:28 pm
PANAMA CITY - Panama's government established a committee of independent experts Friday to make recommendations on cleaning up the country's financial system, after leaks of documents from a Panamanian law firm caused an international uproar over offshore accounts.
- Border inspectors seize 7 tons of marijuana in San Diego Updated: Apr-29-16 8:20 pm
SAN DIEGO - U.S. authorities say they seized more than seven tons of marijuana inside a truck at a San Diego border crossing.
- Mexico arrests 73, breaks up highway blockade Updated: Apr-29-16 4:57 pm
MEXICO CITY - Mexican police have arrested 73 people after breaking up a protest by taxi drivers that blocked the main highway leading from Mexico City to Acapulco.
- Guatemala declares 24 missing in garbage landslide at dump Updated: Apr-29-16 3:25 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala City authorities say that 24 people are listed as missing two days after a massive slope of trash collapsed, killing at least four people.
- Senate confirms Obama's pick to be ambassador to Mexico Updated: Apr-28-16 8:35 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Mexico, clearing the way for the first woman to hold what is considered to be one of the country's most important diplomatic posts.
- Missing students' parents demand Mexican prosecutor be fired Updated: Apr-28-16 7:32 pm
MEXICO CITY - Parents of 43 college students who disappeared in 2014 called Thursday for the firing of the head of Mexico's criminal investigation agency, the AIC, for what they called missteps in the investigation.
- Mexican general gets 52 years for torturing, killing man Updated: Apr-28-16 6:56 pm
MEXICO CITY - A judge has sentenced a general in the Mexican army to 52½ years in prison for ordering the torture of a suspect, then having his body burned, Mexico's federal judiciary council said Thursday.
- Year-round flights to Mexico from Sea-Tac airport to start Updated: Apr-28-16 6:17 pm
SEATTLE - Year-round flights to Mexico from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport will start in July.
- Mexico charges 4 detectives with holding foreigners Updated: Apr-28-16 5:11 pm
MEXICO CITY - A judge in Mexico has ordered two federal detectives and two ex-detectives to stand trial on charges of kidnaping for extortion for allegedly holding 15 South American women briefly to demand a bribe for not reporting them to immigration authorities.
- Reputed 'El Chapo' associate pleads guilty in Chicago court Updated: Apr-28-16 10:56 am
CHICAGO - A reputed associate of Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has pleaded guilty to helping move more than $1.5 million in drug money between the U.S. and Mexico.
- America wins back to back CONCACAF titles, beating Tigres Updated: Apr-28-16 2:03 am
MEXICO CITY - Osvaldo Martinez broke a tie on a penalty kick in the 86th minute and America beat Tigres 2-1 on Wednesday night for its second straight CONCACAF Champions League title and record seventh overall.
- Mexican judges orders 5 cops, soldiers to trial for torture Updated: Apr-27-16 9:54 pm
MEXICO CITY - Judges in Mexico have ordered two soldiers and three federal police officers to stand trial in connection with the torture of a young woman that was caught on video.