South America

Paraguay becomes third country to open embassy in Jerusalem PM Netanyahu's Remarks at the Opening

WVNTR – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, along with Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes, attended the opening of the Paraguayan Embassy in Jerusalem (Malha Technology Park). Prime Minister Netanyahu and Paraguayan President Cartes unveiled the plaque and signed the guestbook. Prime Minister Netanyahu and Paraguayan President Cartes then held a private meeting at […]

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These 9 charts will tell you everything you need to know about global migration

WVN – Migration and economic success stories often go together. The millions of migrants who flooded through New York’s Ellis Island in the early 20th century helped turn the city and America into an economic powerhouse. Migration across the British Empire was central to its success at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. And many […]

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Brazil Unveils E-Visa for Australian Travelers; US, Canada, Japan Next

Brazil Tourism Minister Marx Beltrão unveiled the new e-visa for Australians at a tourism event earlier in the week, photo courtesy of MTur. WVN – (The Rio Times) – RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For Australians wishing to visit the Cidade Maravilhosa, trekking out to their local Brazilian consulate to wait in long lines for […]

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Immigration Status Unsure for Nicaraguans, Hondurans in US

WVN – Within the next year, a 23-year-old woman could see her immediate family disintegrate if the U.S. government rescinds a special protection status for Honduran citizens in the country. Seven of her relatives — including her mother, stepfather, and sister — will face possible deportation to Honduras, or may leave on their own, pending […]

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Central Americans Fear Trump May End Immigration Program

FILE – Supporters gather in New York to advocate for the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) program, June 1, 2016. WVN – Iris Acosta has spent the last two decades enrolled in an immigration program that has helped her get a work permit, put three children through school in her native Honduras and obtain health insurance […]

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Immigrants from Honduras, Nicaragua face US deadline

FILE – Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez, right, greets Honduran community leaders and guests, June 14, 2017, in Doral, Florida. Honduran community leaders and families raised their concerns with Hernandez about what will happen to them after their Temporary Protected Status expires Jan. 5, 2018. WVN – Immigrants from Honduras and Nicaragua who have Temporary […]

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