Gerard O’Connell October 13, 2016
The United Nations reports that more than 50 percent of the world’s 21.3 million refugees are children.
Lorena (not her real name) has lived at Casa Alianza for three year. A photo of her face cannot be published for security reasons.
Ashley McKinless October 13, 2016
Lorena was 12 years old when her mother went to Spain in search of work. A week later, she began taking cocaine.
Angelita, age 18, at the Nuevo Eden coffee cooperative in San Marcos, Guatemala, Oct. 5, 2016
Ashley McKinless October 07, 2016
Angelita has a resume that would make any aspiring Ivy Leaguer look over their shoulder.
Four mothers and 10 children land in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Jan. 6 after being deported from the United States (CNS/photo/Esteban Biba, EPA).
Ashley McKinless October 05, 2016
A large sign reads “Ya estás en tu país and con tu gente”: “You are now in your country and with your people.” I imagine it is a bittersweet welcome.
Forecasters expected Matthew to dump up to 30 inches of rain in most communities, with some locales receiving up to 40 inches.
Jim McDermott October 05, 2016
Haitian Senator Nenel Cassy described the situation as “truly catastrophic.”