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"… g people like Maria will be tested as never before — on U.S. soil and in Central America as well. The challenge to the system’s integrity and humanitarian oblig …"

"… or refugee status — the equivalent of asylum — from inside those three Central American countries if their parents are in the U.S. with legal status, including, …"

"… of Defense, a nonprofit in the nation’s capital, is scrambling to match Central American minors with counsel from a pool of 8,000 potential pro bono lawyers natio …"

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"… isoners’ rights advocates in February. Faster to Guatemala “I am from Central America, and it is cheaper for my family, and easier, to send money to Guatemala t …"

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"… seen several dozen food aid projects since its creation in 2000, mostly in Central America and Africa — albeit at a comparatively low annual budget of around $2 mi …"

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"… y’s ban on providing housing to “refugees” or foreigners such as the Central American children who’ve been turning themselves in at the border. The complain …"

"… -interest law group. Appleseed has researched dangers faced by Mexican and Central American migrant children. The complaint argues that the ordinance — one of a n …"

"… ” said Maddie Sloan, an Appleseed attorney. The number of children from Central America showing up along the U.S.-Mexico border has surged this year.  Since …"

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"… Since I reported those stories, the grip that organized crime has on Central American countries has tightened further. Justice systems remain notoriously incap …"

"… . Here is some illuminating information about deteriorating conditions in Central America, long in the making, and the U.S. debate over how to deal with the influx …"

"… rs. Changes to the law could give Border Patrol agents a role in screening Central American children shortly after they're detained and then deporting them …"

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"… nd some with mothers.  Some of the spending would be for projects in Central America and for border enforcement and anti-smuggling actions, and some would be u …"

"… contacts are really stretched,” Ekblad said. He blames years of war in Central America—and U.S. involvement in those wars—for leaving the region destabilized …"

"… of organized crime.    He said the kids he knows who have fled Central America—where Ekblad lived between 1981 and 1988—“don’t stand a chanc …"

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"… ned a rare form of kidney disease devastating agricultural workers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. Scientists suspect the malady is caused by a combina …"

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"… idney disease that has killed tens of thousands of agricultural workers in Central America, Sri Lanka and India. The malady is suspected by scientists to be caused b …"

"… Dr. Catharina Wesseling of the Program on Work, Environment and Health in Central America (SALTRA). "However, although beneficial for worker's health, we should not …"

"… worker's health, we should not expect that this will solve the epidemic in Central America." Jayasumana’s article contends that glyphosate, which forms powerful c …"

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"… Launching its deepest review yet into a mysterious kidney disease striking Central America, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is organizing three s …"

"… rs. The research will be funded by $1.7 million in contributions from the Central American sugar industry — a setup raising concerns with some about how fully the …"

"… ic kidney disease, CKD, is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. A recent study& …"

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"… chronic kidney disease is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. A recent study& …"

"… tudy estimated that the ailment has killed more than 20,000 people in Central America alone, but scientists have yet to definitively uncover the cause of the pa …"

"… occupational and environmental health programs. It designated several Central American groups, including governments and NGOs, to collaborate. The policy marks …"

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"… chronic kidney disease, CKD, is afflicting agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, and in Sri Lanka and India. A recent study estimated th …"

"… ent study estimated that the ailment has killed more than 20,000 people in Central America alone, but scientists have yet to definitively uncover the cause of the pa …"

"… e encountered in United States. Silica has not emerged as a suspect in the Central American or Sri Lankan epidemics, but a recent study linked occupational exposure …"

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"… ueling labor in the fields. …"

"… ic kidney disease (CKD) is killing thousands of agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. Scientists have yet …"

"… the controversy emerged, the World Bank has approved a new loan to another Central American sugar plantation within the affected region. In its environmental and soc …"

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"… ey disease afflicting primarily male farm workers in India, Sri Lanka, and Central America,” judges wrote. “This work is also notable for doing an excellent job …"

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"… mysterious kidney disease afflicting the region’s agricultural laborers, Central America’s health ministries signed a declaration Friday citing the ailment as a …"

"… ic kidney disease (CKD) is killing thousands of agricultural workers along Central America’s Pacific Coast, as well as in Sri Lanka and India. Scientists have yet …"

"… y vulnerable groups of agricultural communities along the Pacific Coast of Central America, predominates among young men, and has been associated with conditions inc …"

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"… gangs, Hill said, is MS-13, the transnational crime group with networks in Central America and the United States. Hill said gangs have started putting tattoos on gi …"

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"… nic kidney disease is killing agricultural workers in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. Scientists in each region are struggling to identify the cause of these p …"

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"… 005, and all seemed well. But shortly thereafter a deadly hurricane struck Central America and southern Mexico, and Jorge lost all contact with his parents. He told …"

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"… ve much in common with those of the unexplained epidemics in Sri Lanka and Central America. They come from farming communities and are mostly poor. Few suffer from d …"

"… e disease, its geographic and humanitarian scope is more contained than in Central America or Sri Lanka.“Our hypothesis is that an exposure to something in the env …"

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"… sands of people in rural, agricultural communities in Sri Lanka, India and Central America. The struggle to identify its causes is baffling researchers across multip …"

"… l reaches tens of thousands.More than 16,000 men died of kidney failure in Central America from 2005 to 2009, with annual deaths increasing more than threefold since …"

"… ling, the regional director for the Program on Work and Health (SALTRA) in Central America, which pioneered the initial studies of the region’s unsolved outbreak. …"

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"… illing laborers and crippling communities in three different regions, from Central America to Sri Lanka to India. As death tolls mount, researchers remain puzzled, u …"

"… kin exposed how chronic kidney disease was so prevalent in some regions of Central America it left communities filled with widows and scientists searching for answer …"

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"… mostly affects older people with diabetes and high blood pressure. But in Central America, each year thousands of agricultural laborers — almost all men, lacking …"

"… are killing some of the world’s poorest and most marginalized workers in Central America to other parts of the world — across several continents.   Now, we …"

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"… hat is killing thousands of sugarcane workers and other manual laborers in Central America. The Costa Rica study will seek to answer one of the thorniest and most po …"

"… e solution — said Jennifer Crowe, a researcher with SALTRA, a network of Central American scientists that has played a pioneering role in the study of the epidemic …"

"… 2011, the United States helped defeat a proposal by El Salvador and other Central American nations to include CKD in an initiative by the World Health Organization …"

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"… CKD — is a manageable illness that primarily affects the elderly. But in Central America the condition is instead devastating whole communities, according to a new …"

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"… difficult working conditions and poor access to timely health care, while Central American governments and the sugar industry have done little in response.Over the …"

"… g mysteries around why CKD is so lethal among certain sugarcane workers in Central America.More victims and government officials were interviewed by Journalist Kate …"

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"… n the region. …"

"… .The data show that this formula clearly reflects the CKD epidemic. Across Central America in 2009, the most recent year available, 87 percent of male deaths from ki …"

"… Also, WHO data show that while kidney disease grew among women in the four Central American countries used for analysis, the rate of growth was smaller among women t …"

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"… y disease that is devastating his community along with scores of others in Central America, where it has decimated the ranks of sugarcane workers. The same illness k …"

"… through one of the world’s poorest populations, along a stretch of Central America’s Pacific Coast that spans six countries and nearly 700 miles. Its victi …"

"… Each year from 2005 to 2009, kidney failure killed more than 2,800 men in Central America, according to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists‘ …"

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"… es both rose.Meanwhile, researchers probing the climate in pre–Colombian Central America figure that widespread deforestation had a hand in the droughts thought to …"

"… izations.More than 1,000 years ago, "significant deforestation" throughout Central America suppressed rainfall upwards of 20 percent and warmed the region 0.5ºC, sa …"

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"… , Belize — I met Bobby on my last night in Belize, the night before this Central American nation celebrated its 30th anniversary of independence.I was standing out …"

"… try. Mexico’s powerful drug cartels have recently muscled their way into Central America, looking to open new smuggling routes for the multi-billion-dollar cocaine …"

"… vernment had pledged more than $200 million in new security assistance for Central America. But politicians in the region want more, saying sovereignty and stability …"

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"… s to Honduras as "unconstitutional," calling the president "a bully boy in Central America" in a March 21, 1988, article by the Associated Press.Paul told  …"

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"… ercent of minors overall and unaccompanied were Mexican, and the rest were Central American, Chinese or nationals of other countries. Mexican and U.S. law enforcemen …"

"… ven if, after being caught, they say they want to return home, journeys to Central America or more distant regions usually take longer than 72 hours, or three days, …"

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