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Hurricanes drive immigration to the US

Aerial view of the houses destroyed by Irma during the visit of France's President Emmanuel Macron in the French Caribbean islands of St. Martin, Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017.Associated Press/Christophe Ena In the last few weeks, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Katia have cut paths of destruction in the Car

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-16 12:00:00

Latin American Nations Seek Venezuela Crisis Mediation

SANTO DOMINGO/CARACAS - Four Latin American nations will join an attempt to mediate Venezuela's political crisis in new talks later this month, the president of the Dominican Republic said on Thursday. Danilo Medina hosted high-level delegations from Venezuela's feuding government and opposition for

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-15 00:33:34

Hispanic Heritage Month: 5 things to know

Friday, Sept. 15, marks the first day of a month-long celebration of Latino American citizens, their cultures and contributions known as National Hispanic Heritage Month. On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed the observation's annual proclamation which highlighted Hispanic Americans as a "test

SPRINGFIELD NEWS SUN - 2017-09-15 22:48:42

National Hispanic Heritage Month in Holyoke to remember police detective Daniel Escobar, activist Jafet Robles

HOLYOKE -- The city's marking of National Hispanic Heritage Month beginning Monday will include remembrances of Holyoke police detective Daniel Escobar and Jafet Robles, a Springfield activist. "Mayor Alex Morse will dedicate this month of celebration in memory of Daniel Escobar and Jafet Robles --

MASSLIVE.COM - 2017-09-15 22:13:21

U.S. rushes Hurricane Irma aid to Caribbean islands, but not to Cuba

Cuba's cash-strapped economy has suffered this year from a decline in aid from its chief ally Venezuela, lower exports and a brake on market reforms. And then came Hurricane Irma - the strongest storm to hit the island in more than 80 years. Sonia Legg reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook Th

ASBURY PARK PRESS - 2017-09-15 21:14:18

Chile Is No Longer The Toughest Country To Get An Abortion In, Thanks To President Michelle Bachelet

Until recently, Chile was one of the toughest countries in the world to get an abortion. Along with El Salvador, Malta, the Vatican, the Dominican Republic, and Nicaragua, Chile's laws stated that women were not able to voluntarily terminate a pregnancy for any reason. However, Chilean president Mic

BUST - 2017-09-15 18:29:12

Hispanic Heritage Month And The Federal Republic Of Central America

Today is the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month. It's also the Independence Day of various Central American nations: Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa-Rica, and Guatemala. The purpose of this post is to briefly talk about the history of Hispanic Heritage Month and to teach readers about a pe

PATHEOS.COM - 2017-09-15 15:55:57

Venezuela's government and opposition advance in talks

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) - Venezuela's government and opposition have made progress in exploratory talks aimed at creating a framework to resolve the nation's economic and political crisis. Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina said Thursday the two sides agreed to meet for a thir

YAHOO! - 2017-09-15 03:23:21

USCIS to Naturalize 300 New Citizens at Coast Guard Academy

NEW LONDON, Conn. - In recognition of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office Director Nieves Cardinale will present 300 citizenship candidates to the Honorable Warren Eginton, Senior U.S. District Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Co

COASTGUARDNEWS.COM - 2017-09-14 23:59:59

The Banana Wars: How The U.S. Plundered Central America On Behalf Of Corporations

Heartbreaking Historical Photos From America's Battle For Fair Working Conditions A Guatemalan insurgent surveys the landscape during a revolution backed by the U.S. government. The U.S. only got involved after the United Fruit Company lobbied Congress to protect their interests - and spent half a m

ALL-THAT-IS-INTERESTING.COM - 2017-09-14 23:00:00

Mexican Day Parade 2017 Guide: Parade Route, Traffic Closures And Times

MURRAY HILL, NY - The annual Mexican Day Parade is coming to Manhattan this weekend, one of the city's first major events during National Hispanic Heritage month. Hispanic Heritage month, which starts on Friday, covers the independence anniversaries for countries including Costa Rica, El Salvador,

PATCH - 2017-09-14 21:56:24

Conde Nast Traveler says Richmond is 1 of the best places to travel to in Nov. - in the world

Conde Nast Traveler magazine put together a list of the six best places to travel to in November and Richmond is number five on the list. New York City, Margaret River in Australia, Nicaragua, Oaxaca and Cape Town, round out the list of "a few unexpected places" to hit up next month. Richmond was ch

RICHMOND.COM - 2017-09-14 17:25:00

Things to do- Riu Palace Costa Rica - Costa Rica Forum

Hi all, I am looking at going to Costa Rica on holiday in September 2018 and staying at the Riu Palace Costa Rica. Currently the list of "things to do" is quite minimal though I have seen mentions in passing on the forums about people doing day trips to Nicaragua and others. Can anyone give me fur

TRIPADVISOR BLOG - 2017-09-14 15:39:00

The Caribbean's pioneering form of disaster insurance

ON SEPTEMBER 12th, before it could reckon how much damage Hurricane Irma had caused, Turks and Caicos got some heartening news. Within a fortnight the tiny Caribbean territory would get $13.6m to pay for disaster relief. Days earlier, Antigua and Barbuda, St Kitts and Nevis and Anguilla were pledged

ECONOMIST.COM - 2017-09-14 15:17:09

Mercado gears up for Hispanic Heritage Month

This weekend will be a big one for the Quad-Cities Hispanic community, as Hispanic Heritage Month begins Friday, Mexican Independence Day will be celebrated, and a rally supporting immigrants will be held Saturday. The weekly Mercado on Fifth, a free open-air market at Moline's 5th Avenue between 11

QUAD CITIES ONLINES - 2017-09-13 00:08:36

Nicaragua Surf Escape | GrindTV.com

Join GrindTV at the Oakley Surf Shop Challenge Finals in Playa Colorado, Nicaragua, for an exclusive five-day surf and adventure getaway. We have eight spots available! In addition to surfing world-class waves, yoga on the beach and private fishing charters, attendees will brush arms with pro surfe

GRINDTV.COM - 2017-09-13 21:11:37

Most of the world's best places for coffee will be gone by 2050 - and there's an unexpected culprit

According to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the world's largest coffee-producing regions could shrink by as much as 88% by 2050 as a result of climate change. The study is the first of its kind to look at how bees - key coffee crop pollinators - will be i

MSN.COM - 2017-09-13 19:01:27

Vancouver Firefighter Drives Donated Ambulance to First Responders in Nicaragua

VANCOUVER, Canada (CTV Vancouver) - A firefighter from Metro Vancouver will soon embark on a road trip to Nicaragua to deliver a decommissioned ambulance to first responders, a journey he hopes will spark a wider conversation about giving new life to used emergency equipment. In about three weeks,

JEMS.COM - 2017-09-13 07:00:00

Ana Navarro

ROBERT GARCIA, HOST: Today's podcast may contain some explicit language. You're warned. ANA NAVARRO: There's a neighborhood in Miami called Little Managua. I'll go and I'll buy all the Nicaraguan goodies, and I'll, you know - look, man, it's noon. We are taping this thing at noon. Can we not talk a

NPR - 2017-09-13 04:01:31

Project Samuel brings hope to developing countries

After seeing orphaned children living on the streets during a trip to Zambia, Africa, Timothy and Melissa Vowell said they decided to do something to make a difference. The Vowells launched Project Samuel in 2000, a Woodlands-based nonprofit that works to bring hope to at-risk children in impoverish

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-13 15:15:12