Pope asks Central American nations that can help resolve Cuban humanitarian drama

Pope Francis kisses the statue of baby Jesus because comes to St. Peter\’s Basilica within the Vatican to celebrate the holy Mass for families on Dec. 27, 2015. (Filippo Monteforte/AFP)

VATICAN CITY C?Pope Francis on Sunday asked Central American nations to aid end the “humanitarian drama” affecting numerous U.S.-bound Cubans stranded in your neighborhood.

“My head at …


Central America leaders fail again to get to agreement on Cuban migrant crisis

Some 5,000 Cuban migrants are stranded at Costa Rica\’s border with Nicaragua, and some 2,000 more tend to be the border with Panama. (lvaro Snchez/The Tico Times)

Central American negotiators?on Tuesday failed at?a different attempt to find a solution to help?Cuban migrants stranded in?Costa Rica near its?borders?with Nicaragua and Panama.

Central American officials?met in?Mexico City with counterparts?from …


A flow of Cubans – going home

Mauricio Estrada, head chef and one who owns the restaurant Toros y Tapas in the Miramar neighborhood within the Cuban capital, jokes with kitchen assistant Ewar Llerena since they get ready for a different Year\’s Eve dinner. (Lisette Poole/The Washington Post)

HAVANA – Mauricio Estrada left Cuba in 2003 rich in the same frustrations as so …


Cuban migrants with children to generally be among first outside Cr airlift?

Cuban migrant Daury Leal, 39, holds 11-month-old Yeryko Boza, the son of an fellow migrant, in a refugee camp in Liberia. (Lindsay Fendt/The Tico Times)

A rough sketch takes shape depending upon how roughly 8,000 Cuban migrants will continue their journey to the Country immediately as talks continue between Central American countries and Mexico. Costa Rican …


Cuban migrants’ journey to US will probably be monitored by human rights ombudsmen

Cuban migrants marooned in Cr shall be airlifted to El Salvador after which you can sent by bus towards the U.S.-Mexico border during a regional intend to resolve the nearly two-month-old migration crisis. (lvaro Snchez/The Tico Times)

Cuban migrants in Cr are nearly?set to generate a notoriously dangerous trek north towards United States, but?officials within the?region’s?human …


US congress members in Panama and nicaragua , to assess Cuban migrant crisis

From left to right, Costa Rican Ambassador for the U.S. Romn Macaya, President Luis Guillermo Sols, U.S. Rep. Katy Granger, U.S. Ambassador S. Fitzgerald Haney and Foreign Minister Manuel Gonzlez at Daniel Oduber Flight terminal in Liberia, Guanacaste, Dec. 29, 2015. ((Courtesy Casa Presidencial) )

Two persons in the U.S. House of Representatives came to Cr …

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