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Julio-Cesar Chavez

Prominent South Sudan critic says government sent hit squad for him; Juba denies

24 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON A prominent South Sudanese economist fled to the United States on Thursday and accused South Sudan's President Salva Kiir of ordering a hit squad to kill or kidnap him in Kenya, an allegation immediately denied by the Juba government.

Death toll reaches 23 from last year's mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

27 Apr 2020

The death toll from a mass shooting last August at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart store has climbed to 23 after the last victim left hospitalized from the rampage succumbed to his injuries over the weekend, the hospital said on Sunday.

U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico

01 Mar 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ/EL PASO U.S. authorities said they closed the busy Ciudad Juarez-El Paso border bridge on Friday after more than a hundred mostly Cuban migrants tried to cross in response to a court ruling suspending an asylum policy. | Video

U.S. shuts border bridge to stop migrants rushing across from Mexico

29 Feb 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ/EL PASO U.S. authorities said they closed the busy Ciudad Juarez-El Paso border bridge on Friday after more than a hundred mostly Cuban migrants tried to cross in response to a court ruling suspending an asylum policy.

Accused El Paso shooter pleads not guilty to hate crime charges

12 Feb 2020

EL PASO, Texas A Texas man pleaded not guilty to 90 federal hate crime charges on Wednesday after he was accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in the shooting rampage that killed 22 people at a Walmart store in El Paso last year.

Accused El Paso mass shooter charged with 90 counts of federal hate crimes

07 Feb 2020

EL PASO, Texas A Texas man accused of deliberately targeting people of Mexican heritage in a shooting rampage that killed 22 people at an El Paso Walmart store last year was charged on Thursday on 90 counts of federal hate crimes. | Video

'Into the lion's den': Mexican asylum seekers fear deportation to Guatemala

09 Jan 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico/MEXICO CITY Mexicans seeking refuge in the United States to escape violence and lawlessness in their homeland fear worse dangers if they are sent to Guatemala under a new Trump administration scheme to crack down on asylum seekers. | Video

Mexican migrants removed from border camp after family separation threat

08 Jan 2020

CIUDAD JUAREZ Mexican authorities on Tuesday removed almost 100 Mexican migrants seeking asylum in the United States from a camp in downtown Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso, Texas, according to a Reuters witness, after state police threatened to separate parents from their children.

Leader of U.S. border militia group pleads guilty to weapons charge

02 Jan 2020

The leader of a small right-wing militia accused of illegally detaining immigrants as they crossed the U.S. border with Mexico pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal weapons charges, prosecutors and a defence lawyer said.

Chicken pox outbreak forces migrant shelter to shutter in northern Mexico

28 Dec 2019

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico An outbreak of chicken pox has forced the temporary closure of a shelter housing Central American migrants sent to Mexico from the United States, Mexican authorities said on Friday, as officials sought to contain the highly contagious virus.

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