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  • FILE - In Wednesday, this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait for medical appointments in a holding area where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children were being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. The federal government has resumed checking the fingerprints of people other than parents who step forward to care for migrant children, like these shown, detained at the border amid concern by immigrant advocates that skipping the screening could put children at risk. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)

    White House promises enforcement surge on border

    The Obama administration promised an enforcement "surge" on the southwest border last week to combat the flood of children and families trying to get into the U.S. illegally, saying that adding more judges to decide cases will allow the government to kick people out of the country faster.


  • Guatemala Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz is an aggressive prosecutor who gets support from the United States and other countries that provide aid to Guatemala. Arturo Aguilar is her secretary. (Associated Press)

    Justice shows signs of taking hold in violent Guatemala

    Chanting and waving signs in protest of high electricity prices, thousands of unarmed indigenous demonstrators blockaded a highway in western Guatemala, forcing a standoff with police. Two truckloads of soldiers arrived and gunfire erupted, killing eight protesters and wounding 34.


  • Yellow taped is draped in front of a home damaged in a magnitude 7.4 earthquake that struck in San Marcos, Guatemala, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

    Guatemalans huddle in streets after deadly quake

    Guatemalans fearing aftershocks huddled in the dark and frigid streets of this mountain town wrapped in blankets early Thursday, while others crowded inside its hospital, the only building left with electricity after a powerful earthquake killed at least 48 people and left dozens more missing.


  • Guatemala president hopes to regain U.S. military aid

    Otto Perez Molina takes office as Guatemala's new president Saturday with a top priority of ending a long-standing U.S. ban on military aid imposed over concerns about abuses during the Central American country's 36-year civil war.


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