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A girl and other members of a caravan of migrants from Central America get ready to spend the night near the San Ysidro checkpoint after a small group of fellow migrants entered the United States border and customs facility, where they are expected to apply for asylum, in Tijuana, Mexico April 29, 2018.

Nearly half of the migrants in the caravan that Trump warned ‘had better be stopped’ have already entered the US

Despite President Donald Trump's vows that a migrant caravan "better be stopped" before it reached the US, at least 88 migrants have already set foot on US soil and are applying for asylum.
Migrants passing through Huehuetan, in the state of Chiapas in southern Mexico, March 26, 2018.

Trump lashed out at Mexico over a ‘caravan’ of migrants heading to the US — take a look at the people who got him riled up

"They were going to just walk right through Mexico and right through the border," Trump said on Tuesday, after multiple tweets assailing the migrants.
Officers of the National Intelligence and Security police (DIS) arrest alleged Honduran drug trafficker Wilter Blanco in San Jose, Costa Rica, November 22, 2016.

Drug traffickers are pushing deadly violence to record levels in a tranquil corner of Latin America

"Since 2012, we have seen an increase, and it's likely this curve will keep going up unless something extraordinary happens," a security official said.
Martiniano de Jesus "N," suspected of masterminding the killing of 72 Central American migrants in Mexico in 2010, was arrested on November 14, 2017.

The alleged mastermind of one of Mexico’s worse massacres has been captured

The 56-year-old suspected was arrested at a hospital in Tamaulipas.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.

John Kelly reportedly pressured the Homeland Security chief to end Honduran immigrants’ protected status

Kelly was reportedly frustrated by the decision because it could lead to tough questions for the nominee he picked to head the Homeland Security Department.
Migrants heading north gather in Tapachula, in the Mexican state of Chiapas near the border with Guatemala, March 25, 2018.

Trump says Mexico has ‘the absolute power’ to stop ‘Caravans’ of migrants — here’s what he’s missing

Trump's repeated broadsides against Mexico over security and immigration appear to gloss over important details about US policy and the situation on the ground.

Here’s how drugs are getting smuggled from South America to the US

Cocaine production in Colombia has surged in recent years, and much of the drug is smuggled to the US.

I visited an offbeat coffee-making hotspot that could save the industry — here’s what it was like

A new report estimates that coffee growing areas in South America — the world's largest coffee-producing region — could shrink by as much as 88% by 2050.

The number of people arrested trying to cross the US-Mexico border is up for the 3rd straight month

Apprehensions at the border are up for the third straight month, but deportations from the US are below the pace set for much of the Obama administration.

Trump says he’s going to ‘destroy’ MS-13 — here’s how the gang got its sinister name

"People have speculated that Salvatrucha might be a play on words of Salvadoran and trucha, meaning 'street smart.' Others say it just sounded good."