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Melissa del Bosque
Author of Bloodlines. Investigative reporter for covering immigration and the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Bob Moore 7h
New notice shows that BCFS, the nonprofit that ran the controversial Tornillo shelter for unaccompanied migrant children in 2018, is getting a contract for up to $300 million to run a new temporary facility in Texas.
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José Díaz-Briseño 8h
ROSEN: How many [asylum seekers] are currently in line waiting in Mexico? CBP's HOWE: "That's difficult to nail down because those numbers come from the Mexican authorities. But we've been told in each one of the areas roughly 3,000 to 4,000"
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Jia Tolentino Jun 25
I wrote about E. Jean Carroll's brisk, beautiful, devastating essay, and realizing how far my own hideosity bar had been raised
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Melissa del Bosque 13h
Glad you liked it!!
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Melissa del Bosque Jun 25
Children drowning in a river half a mile from a bridge. All because of politics.
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Moni Maldonado Jun 24
Today Frida, the heroic Mexican Navy rescue dog, retires. She saved many lives and during the Mexico City earthquake of 2017, she became a national hero and symbol of hope. GRACIAS FRIDA! 💕🐶🇲🇽💕
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OCCRP Jun 24
Politicians accused of corruption have sometimes attempted to change the laws of their country to dodge investigations or prison time, according to transparency advocates. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.
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Amnesty International Jun 24
A doctor visiting a U.S. Border Patrol facility reported inhumane conditions for children as young as 2 and ½ years, including extreme cold, lights on 24 hours/day, and inadequate food, sanitation and medical care. Independent oversight is needed, now.
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Melissa del Bosque Jun 24
According to The woman, two infants and a toddler who were found dead near the Rio Grande, likely died from heat exposure, dehydration.
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ed lavandera Jun 24
This is a fascinating thread and story.
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Rebecca J. Kavanagh Jun 15
Replying to @drrjkavanagh
Third, body camera evidence is not objective, even when it exists.
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The Appeal Jun 23
Teresa Todd is facing up to 20 years in prison. Her crime? Providing life-saving help to three siblings in the Texas desert, who had gone without food or water for three days, one of whom could barely walk. The siblings are undocumented.
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Melissa del Bosque Jun 24
Two babies, and a toddler drowned yesterday, last week a 6 year old died. Horrible, senseless deaths on the border, happening because of cruel policies that won't deter families anyway.
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Nina Lakhani Jun 20
Honduras: Juan Orlando Hernandez, president and top US ally, deploys the armed forces across the country to quell massive protests demanding an end to the 10 year economic, security, social and political nightmare triggered by the coup (28/6/2009)
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Ricardo Martínez Jun 19
Mexico will finance projects in El Salvador with "various millions of dollars" as part of the regional development program for Northern Triangle countries put forth together with ECLAC, 🇲🇽 foreign minister said. Announcement comes after meeting w/ UN's Antonio Guterres
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Hannah Dreier Jun 19
Desperate Venezuelans have started robbing graves as the crisis intensifies, stealing gold teeth from corpses. Cemeteries are increasing security and limiting burials to the morning.
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Sarah Smith Jun 18
Working minimum wage in Houston? You'll need to work 112 hours per week to afford a 2-bedroom apartment. Stats in the via 's 30th annual report on renter affordability (or, really, lack thereof)
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Naomi Klein Jun 18
This explosive investigation shows that Brazil's elections were rigged - there was a conspiracy to exclude the leading candidate, Lula da Silva. And the man at the heart of it is now justice minister. Lula should be released and Brazilians deserve new elections, nothing less
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Melissa del Bosque Jun 14
Body of 7-year-old girl from India found in Arizona desert, officials say
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Melissa del Bosque Jun 13
Frida Kahlo's only known voice recording possibly found in Mexico
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