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Rebekah F Ward

Death of an activist: unsolved murder exposes fraught outlook in Mexico

Sep 09 2019

MEXICO CITY Human rights activists in Mexico had already suffered a bad year by the time 58-year-old Cristina Vazquez was murdered in her apartment in an affluent Mexico City neighborhood at the end of June.

After Hurricane Dorian, families turn to technology in search for the missing

Sep 06 2019

As Hurricane Dorian left thousands missing in the Bahamas, South Carolina resident Daniel Huggins worried frantically about his mother on Green Turtle Cay and, with no word from U.S. or Bahamas authorities, turned to Facebook for news.

After Hurricane Dorian, families turn to technology in search for the missing

Sep 06 2019

As Hurricane Dorian left thousands missing in the Bahamas, South Carolina resident Daniel Huggins worried frantically about his mother on Green Turtle Cay and, with no word from U.S. or Bahamas authorities, turned to Facebook for news.

Tourists scatter as Hurricane Dorian hurls toward Bahamas

Aug 30 2019

Tourists scrambled to leave the Bahamas on Friday as Hurricane Dorian approached its northwestern islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, eager to take off before the international airport was to shut down at 10 p.m.

Tourists scatter as Hurricane Dorian hurls toward Bahamas

Aug 30 2019

Tourists scrambled to leave the Bahamas on Friday as Hurricane Dorian approached its northwestern islands of Grand Bahama and Abaco, eager to take off before the international airport was to shut down at 10 p.m.

Mexico detains migrant children in cramped holding center despite court ruling

Aug 09 2019

MEXICO CITY Overcrowding, prison-like conditions, bed bugs and illness are among the complaints of migrants in a Mexico City detention center that holds dozens of minors two months after a court ruled it was unconstitutional.

Mexican prosecutors investigate police shooting of Central American migrant

Aug 01 2019

MEXICO CITY Mexican authorities are investigating the death of a Central American father shot by police in the northern city of Saltillo, state prosecutors said Thursday.

Mexico says migrant numbers at U.S. border down 40% since May

Jul 30 2019

MEXICO CITY The number of migrants reaching Mexico's border with the United States has fallen almost 40% since May, the Mexican government said on Tuesday, seeking to defuse tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump over a recent surge in migration.

Two Israeli men shot dead in apparent Mexico City shopping mall hit

Jul 25 2019

MEXICO CITY Two Israeli men were shot dead in an apparent gangland hit at a luxury Mexico City shopping mall, authorities said on Thursday, in the latest flare-up of violence convulsing the capital.

Mexican Federal Police accused of harassment at migrant shelter, latest in a series

Jul 22 2019

MEXICO CITY The Mexican Federal Police harassed migrants and threatened to raid a migrant shelter in Coahuila over the weekend, according to the head of a state agency and the head of the shelter, the latest in a series of similar reported incidents.

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