Biden’s special envoy to Haiti resigns over ‘inhumane’ deportations

Central America 09/24/21, 19:45

President Biden's Special Envoy for Haiti, Ambassador Daniel Foote, resigned Thursday, Sept. 23 amid a rise in Haitian migrants crossing the southern border, blasting the Biden administration's decision as "inhumane" and "counterproductive."In his resignation letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, first reported by PBS, Foote said he was retiring ...

Del Rio Port of Entry blocked due to migrant influx

Central America 09/19/21, 21:08

Thousands of migrants are still waiting under the international bridge between Del Rio and Ciudad Acuña. U.S. Customs and Border Protection responded by temporarily shutting down the infrastructure on Sept. 17. The federal agency that oversees U.S. borders closed the Del Rio Port of Entry, citing "urgent safety and security ...

Central American Minor Program resumes

Central America 09/15/21, 02:48

The Biden administration announced Monday, Sept. 13, that the Obama-era immigration program that allows Central American children to reunite with their parents in the U.S. had resumed taking applications. The Central American Minors (CAM) program grants refugee status to children from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras who have parents or guardians ...

Cuba becomes first nation to vaccinate 2 year-olds

Central America 09/07/21, 23:57

A Caribbean island started immunizing toddlers against the deadly disease on Sept. 6. Cuba is already administering COVID-19 vaccine shots to minors aged between 2 and 18. The communist regime is the world's first authority to do so with domestically made vaccines Abdala and Soberana according to France 24. Cuban officials approved ...

Human smugglers sponsor Facebook ads to recruit pregnant migrants

Central America 08/24/21, 21:07

People smuggling rings resort to paid online advertising to entice pregnant women and mothers of young children to unlawfully enter the United States. Human traffickers linked to cartels in Mexico and Central America have sponsored Facebook ads, and used WhatsApp commercial accounts, to recruit new migrant customers. Vice News reported smugglers recently ...