Central America

AP Top Stories November 6 A

November 6, 2018

Here's the latest for Tuesday November 6th: Today is election day; Trump holds final midterm rally in Missouri; People from Central American caravan reaching Mexico City; Remains of Utah National Guard Major returned from Afghanistan to U.S.

AP Top Stories November 5 A

November 5, 2018

Here's the latest for Monday November 5th: Last day of campaigning before midterm election; Georgia Republican accuses Democrats of hacking; Body of Utah mayor, killed in Afghanistan, returning to US; Central American caravan changing course.

Drone footage of migrant caravan as seen from above

November 2, 2018

Drone footage shows from above some of the several thousand Central Americans, mostly Hondurans, that have been trekking in a caravan through southern Mexico with hopes of reaching the United States. (Nov. 2)

Shocking ad tweeted by Trump denounced as racist

November 2, 2018

President Donald Trumps tweeted a video likening Central American immigrants to dangerous criminals. It has been roundly criticized as racist and reminiscent of the infamous "Willie Horton" ad used in the 1988 presidential campaign. (Nov. 1)

Migrant caravan resumes trek through Mexico

November 1, 2018

Thousands of Central American migrants resumed their slow trek through southern Mexico on Thursday, shifting their route toward the Gulf coast, a path closer to the Texas border. (Nov. 1)

Trump: Up to 15,000 troops may be sent to border

October 31, 2018

President Donald Trump says the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexican border could go as high as 15,000. Trump said that the move would be aimed at preventing the entry of a caravan of migrants traveling from Central America. (Oct. 31)

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