HONDURAS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HONDURAS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Op-ed: Back in Honduras, I see the place I was born but no longer recognize http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246717-82/grandma-honduras-kids-orellana.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58246717-82/grandma-honduras-kids-orellana.html.csp">Op-ed: Back in Honduras, I see the place I was born but no longer recognize</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Roxana Orellana</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T17:30:07.654-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s midday when my plane begins to descend. The sun is high and already I feel the humidity. In a few minutes, I will be in Honduras, the tiny Central American country with the highest murder rate in the world. I’m here to visit my maternal grandmother. But she doesn’t know I’m coming. I’ve read of rampant extortions and kidnappings of anyone who might be connected to money. Visiting from abroad may give some people the erroneous impression I have wealth. I worry that family fanfare over my ar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58246717@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:30:07 MDT Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224904-68/obama-border-republicans-presidents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58224904-68/obama-border-republicans-presidents.html.csp">Migrants: Obama urges Latin leaders, GOP to help</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00">Updated Jul 25, 2014 07:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of minors and migrant families crossing the southwest border of the U.S. While citing progress in addressing the flow, he called on House Republicans to act on his request for emergency spending. With one week left before Congress’ August recess, Republicans were trying to unite behind a plan that would spend about one-fourth of what ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582249042014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T19:55:01.006-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224904@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:55:01 MDT U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58221617-68/refugee-border-honduras-status.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58221617-68/refugee-border-honduras-status.html.csp">U.S. weighs refugee status for youth from Honduras</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and JULIE PACE</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T19:10:02.84-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 07:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday. The plan would involve screening youths in Honduras, one of the world’s most violent nations, to determine whether they qualify for refugee status. Similar in-country screening programs were set up in East Asia after the Vietnam War and in Haiti in the 1990s. The...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582216172014-07-24T19:10:02.84-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T19:10:02.84-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221617@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:10:02 MDT Salinas: Following the trail of the migrant children http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210217-82/border-honduras-lives-states.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58210217-82/border-honduras-lives-states.html.csp">Salinas: Following the trail of the migrant children</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By María Elena Salinas</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> For The Washington Post</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T15:44:38.375-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 03:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Everybody has a theory about why more than 40,000 unaccompanied children have been detained at the border since last fall while attempting to enter the country without documentation. Republicans blame Obama’s immigration policies. The federal government has stated that organized crime has spread rumors saying that minors can enter the country without consequences. The governments of Central America say the violence there (which they blame on U.S. drug use and trafficking) is to blame. Pro-immigr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210217@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:44:38 MDT