A group of rural Guatemalans want justice for what they say are the misdeeds of a Canadian mining company. Fearing they won't get it in their own country, they've traveled to Toronto to try and get it.
Leaf rust is eating away at coffee trees in Central and South America. Hundreds of thousands of people are out of work because of it. Now, an unlikely coalition of American coffee chains, coffee shops and bankers are coming to the rescue.
This month, the fate of a US-born son of a Guatemalan immigrant will be decided by the Missouri Supreme Court, who was detained in a raid at poultry processing plant in 2007. Reporter Sylvia Maria Gross has more.
Central American children are facing an impossible choice — stay at home, facing gang violence and poverty — or make a dangerous journey north through Mexico across the border to the US. More than ever before, they're choosing to go — and getting caught at the border.
The Dream Act could provide a pathway to legal residency for young immigrants who arrived in the U.S. as children. A conservative community in Ohio is supporting its passage as an 18-year-old awaits deportation. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
In Guatemala, this week marks the start of a landmark trial. Jill Replogle from the public radio collaboration, Fronteras Desk, reports on what this trial means to people in the US, from human rights advocates to Guatemalan immigrants.