Tag : Guatemala

Rockville High School

Teens/Young Adults  20 March '17

Police Continue To Investigate Two Immigrant High School Students Accused Of Raping 14-Year-Old Classmate In Maryland

Two immigrant high school students are accused of raping a 14-year-old classmate.

Thief Burglarizes 8-Year-Old Girl's House

School Age  17 March '17

Florida 8-Year-Old Girl Writes Letter To Thief, Asks Burglar To 'Change And Be Good'

Wendy Chay Son wanted the burglar to know that a family is sad because of what that person did.

Vigil

Teens/Young Adults  12 March '17

Guatemala Mourns For Children Killed After Fire Engulfed Children’s Shelter; Death Toll Now At 38

A children’s shelter caught fire, killing 38 children.

Brazil Continues Battle Against Zika Virus Ahead Of Olympic Games

Health  31 August '16

Zika Virus Infection Can Also Cause Hearing Loss In Babies Aside From Microcephaly & Eye Problems

Aside from microcephaly and hearing loss, babies infected with the Zika virus can also have eye defects and impaired growth. The Zika outbreak has already reached Florida in the United States, and in numerous countries and territories in the Americas.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Medicine  29 August '16

Canada’s New Device Against Zika Virus Is Capable Of Killing Huge Mosquito Populations In 21 Days

Canada has developed a new device touted to help the global fight against Zika virus. The device is capable of drastically destroying mosquito populations in just 21 days.

Violence And Poverty Exacerbate Homelessness In Honduras

Travel  11 August '16

Join A Gang Or Be Killed: Central American Teenagers & Children Forced To Make Tough Decisions After Deportation

People in Central America flee their countries to escape drug volence and enter the U.S. illegally. Usually, they end up getting deported and back into the hands of the gangs that they are trying to evade in the first place.

Central Americans Freed By Border Patrol Depart For Destinations Around The U.S.

Family Life  26 July '16

Texas’ Birth Certificate Issuance: Process Now Easier For The Children Of Undocumented Immigrants From Mexico And Central America

The plaintiffs claimed that Texas had a vague and inconsistent process for issuing birth certificates to undocumented parents. Some forms of documentation were considered valid but they weren't consistently acknowledged at Texas offices.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health/Nutrition  2 April '16

Zika Virus Update: Early Ultrasounds Cannot Detect Microcephaly

A normal ultrasound failed to detect the extent of damage brought by Zika virus on the unborn infant.

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Health/Nutrition  23 February '16

Zika Outbreak News Update: Mosquito-borne Virus Now in 20 Latin American Countries; List Includes Popular Tourist Destinations

There are about 20 countries in total that have been affected by the Zika virus outbreak in the Latin American region and health experts say that the list could only grow longer.

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