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12 Dec 2015 description
report AlertNet

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 11 Dec 2015 16:43 GMT

Author: Anastasia Moloney

By Anastasia Moloney

BOGOTA, Dec 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of thousands of Central American migrants, including children, are deported by the United States each year to their home countries where they face gang violence and a lack of state services to help them reintegrate, researchers said.

04 Feb 2015 description
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Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Tue, 3 Feb 2015 17:30 GMT
Author: Anastasia Moloney

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Thousands of children entering the United States illegally from Central America might qualify for refugee status but are being deported to their own country where they face persecution by gangs, the United Nations Refugee Agency has warned.

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24 Jan 2012 description
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By Ana Belluscio

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AlertNet) – Mexico’s Laguna Region is famed as the country’s largest milk-producing area. But overexploitation of groundwater resources has combined with the effects of climate change to give the region a more dubious distinction. The remaining water supplies are contaminated with arsenic, and related rates of cancer are well above the national average.

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27 Jun 2011 description
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27 Jun 2011 16:25

June 27 (Reuters) - Following are selected incidents that took place during the past week in Mexico's escalating war on powerful drug cartels.

Around 40,000 people have died since Mexican President Felipe Calderon launched his military campaign on drugs when he took office in late 2006..

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14 Jul 2010 description
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14 Jul 2010 21:48:13 GMT

Source: Reuters

* 22,000 trucks unable to deliver goods on Texas border

* Trucks not expected to get moving until Friday

* Route accounts for 40 percent of US-Mexico border trade

By Abisai Rubio

NUEVO LAREDO, Mexico, July 14 (Reuters) - Thousands of U.S.

30 Jan 2006 description
report AlertNet

LONDON, AlertNet - How do you get a humanitarian crisis into the headlines? And how can you convince editors to keep covering it? A new study by U.S.-based media analysts CARMA International may provide a few pointers.

02 Dec 2000 description
map AlertNet

The image - acquired on December 2 - shows the location of Popocatepetl volcano and its close proximity to Mexico City. Also marked is an approximation of the 20km radius security zone declared by the Interior Ministry of Mexico, an increase on the previous 12km zone. The crater and upper slopes of Popocatepetl (purple in colour) are surrounded by vegetation which covers the lower slopes (green in colour). The snowcapped peak (light blue in colour) of Iztaccihautl can be seen approximately 17km to the north. Images supplied by USGS Earth Explorer archives.