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Six Children Dead: Enough is Enough

Allegra Love on the wave of Central American child deaths resulting from US crackdown on asylum seekers

Allegra Love, founder of the Santa Fe Dreamers Project and an immigration attorney on the front lines of the migrant crisis created and exacerbated in large part by the US government, has just had enough. She wrote these words before the news came out of a sixth child — a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador […]

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WITNESS: Poetry penned in civil wars of Central America

Wandering poet Lorraine Caputo had heard other people’s testimonies. Finally in 1988, she began a journey that would change her life.

My first trip to Central America was in 1988. For several years, I heard other people’s testimonies of what was occurring in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. For even more years, I had read about the history and politics of the region. And of course, there was what was being reported in the media […]

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