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  • Panama City Beach bounces back from spring break crime woes

    Panama City Beach bounces back from spring break crime woes
    After a spring break filled with shootings, an alleged gang rape and other mayhem, Panama City Beach is having a record-breaking tourism season as experts say the community did a good job of reacting to the negative news by quickly passing laws to curtail chaos.
  • 2 migrants die in truck crash in southern Mexico

    Two Central American migrants died and a dozen more were injured when a truck carrying 41 migrants overturned in southern Mexico, immigration authorities said Monday. The accident occurred near San Francisco Ixhuatan in Oaxaca state Sunday night,...

    New U.S. policy of little help to Central American families who live in fear

    New U.S. policy of little help to Central American families who live in fear
    Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced recently that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would finally discontinue long-term detention of families who have established eligibility for asylum. He went on to say: “Our larger hope is...

    A year on, children caught on border struggle to stay, adapt

    At 1-year-old, a wide-eyed, restless Joshua Tinoco faces the prospect of deportation to his native Honduras, one of tens of thousands of children who arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border last year. While his teenage mother has been allowed to stay in the U....

    Aged and in prison, Noriega tries to draw a 'Get out of Jail' card in Panama

    PANAMA CITY, Panama Now in a wheelchair, living his days in prison, 81-year-old Manuel Antonio Noriega cuts a far more docile figure than during his years as a machete-waving dictator. Yet still he evokes passions in his countrymen. Noriega...