The small Texas town where Trump’s wall will destroy households and livelihoods

Deep in the deep Rio Grande Valley, plans for president Trumps wall would cut through towns and communities. In Madero, families dread the loss of their livelihood but vow to resist Rey Anzaldua walks the route, through a pluvial afternoon on the Rio Grande reach opposite Mexico, towards the little church where he has venerated” […]

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The small Texas town where Trump’s wall will destroy households and subsistences

Deep in the deep Rio Grande Valley, plans for president Trumps wall would cut through towns and communities. In Madero, families dread the loss of their subsistence but pledge to resist Rey Anzaldua walks the path, through a pluvial afternoon on the Rio Grande reach opposite Mexico, towards the little church where he has adored” […]

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Vietnamese barge people: living to tell the narrative

None of these people would be alive if, in October 1978, a Scottish cargo ship hadnt stopped in the South China Sea to rescue 346 refugees from a stricken fishing boat. Chris McGreal tells a remarkable story If it hadnt been for his father, Craig Holmes might never have returned the graduation ring given to […]

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Desperation drives American dream in Guatemalan town of lost opportunity

Indigenous farmers in Cajol have insured their livelihoods devastated by free trade deals and agribusiness, and will take desperate hazards to support their families Honofre Peres doesnt know whether he should stay or run. The 36 -year-old builder wants his four children be left in school, but construction work is sporadic and poorly paid, and […]

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Undocumented crews catch U’Ss fancy fish from Hawaii for 70 pennies per hour

Hawaiian seafood Americans buy from high-end stores and restaurants is almost certainly mostly caught by undocumented fishermen working 20 -hour days Hundreds of undocumented humen work in Hawaii on fishing barges, making as little as 70 cents an hour and unable to step on to US soil because they do not have visas, a six-month […]

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Central American migrants desperate to reach US risk new threats at sea

As US-driven immigration crackdown forces-out many to find alternative roads through Mexico, activists along the coast anxiety trafficking and drownings will rise The highway from Mexicos southern state of Chiapas into the neighbouring region of Oaxaca hugs the Pacific coast, cutting through dusty towns and densely forested mountains. It only takes a few hours to […]

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