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Ventura-based nonprofit expands educational outreach in Nicaragua

Ventura-based nonprofit expands educational outreach in Nicaragua

By Frank X. Moraga Amigos805 Nicaragua is the poorest country in Central America and the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Much of the nation’s infrastructure was destroyed during a revolution in the late 1970s and a civil war during the 1980s. As a result, about 50 percent of Nicaraguans currently live below the poverty

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Death, Child Deportation Continue on the Migrant Trail

Frontera NorteSur A Mexican human rights defender said this week that the deportation of child migrants from his country has more than doubled. In remarks made at a conference in Oaxaca, Diego Lorente Perez de Eulante, director of the Fray Matias de Cordova Human Rights Center, charged that child migrants were being locked up and

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One journalist’s journey covering insecurity, injustice and impunity at la línea

By Alejandra Vásquez El Nuevo Sol “The people who tell the stories are usually the people who win or the powerful ones, but there’s always people who are not powerful and don’t have a voice,” said Melissa Del Bosque, a reporter for the Texas Observer covering the El Paso – Juarez border. CSUN had the

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Phony lawyers calling themselves notarios continue to scam unsuspecting immigrants

By Vianey Alderete Borderzine EL PASO — A “Now Renting” sign and an empty office is all Irma Castañeda found when she went to ask her immigration attorney how her deferred action petition was proceeding. She had paid the man who turned out not to be a lawyer at all $2000 to solve her immigration

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César Chávez “Together we can!”

By Nikoleta Morales Extra! It has been 21 years since the passing of one of the most historic and iconic Latino-American heroes—César Chávez. Considered by many to be the Latino-American Martin Luther King, Chávez inspired and fought for farm workers’ rights through non-violent means. Together with Dolores Huerta, he co-founded the National Farm Workers’ Association.

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