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Border fiasco spurs a blame game inside Biden world

Yahoo Daily News 17 Apr 2021
Dismayed by the slow progress, the White House has concluded that Becerra's team needs help organizing care for the rising number of migrant children spread throughout shelters administered by the Department of Health and Human Service's Office of Refugee Resettlement — a population that’s fast approaching 20,000.
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Kamala Harris to tackle migrant crisis on trip to Mexico and Guatemala

The Times/The Sunday Times 16 Apr 2021
After taking office Biden set about undoing what he saw as the Trump administration’s inhumane immigration policies.
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Guatemala: No Deal With US on Increased Border Security

The Epoch Times 14 Apr 2021
White House press secretary Jen Psaki claimed Monday that Guatemala surged 1,500 police officers and military members to its southern border and agreed to set up 12 checkpoints along the migratory route.
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Militarize the Southern Border: Joe Biden Strikes Deal with Mexico and Central American States to ...

GlobalResearch 14 Apr 2021
Guatemala agreed to send an additional 1,500 police and military officers to its southern border and will also establish 12 checkpoints along identified migratory routes across the country ... The responsibility for curbing migration is being shifted to the governments of Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras where U.S.
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Central American Nations Deploy Troops to Reduce Migration

NBCBayArea 13 Apr 2021
According to White House press secretary Jen Psaki, Mexico will maintain a deployment of about 10,000 troops, while Guatemala has surged 1,500 police and military personnel to its southern border and Honduras deployed 7,000 police and military to its border “to disperse a large contingent of migrants” there.
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Mexico doubles migrant detentions with troop surge, White House says

Hindustan Times 13 Apr 2021
... along its border with Guatemala ... border, and stepped up its efforts along its border with Guatemala ... President Joe Biden took office, Guatemala deployed security forces to halt a U.S.-bound caravan of migrants, and Guatemalan government officials have vowed to keep up the pressure.
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EU to cohost GCTF meeting today

Taipei Times 13 Apr 2021
BUSINESS FOCUS. Germany’s envoy to Taiwan is to participate in the meeting, which is to revolve around the COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the global economy ... Australia, Guatemala, the Netherlands, Sweden and the UK have hosted meetings, and the European Economic and Trade Office, representing the EU, has joined in, Hsu said ... .
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Biden strikes Trump-esque deal with Northern Triangle countries amid migrant surge

New York Post 12 Apr 2021
Guatemala surged 1,500 police and military personnel to its southern border with Honduras, and have agreed to set up 12 checkpoints along the migratory route ... Guatemalan soldiers in riot gear guard the integrated border crossing point of Corinto on the border with Honduras in Guatemala, Tuesday, March 30, 2021.
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Mexico has 10,000 troops in south to stem migration, White House says

Union Leader 12 Apr 2021
border, and stepped up its efforts along its border with Guatemala ... In January, just before President Joe Biden took office, Guatemala deployed security forces to halt a U.S.-bound caravan of migrants, and Guatemalan government officials have vowed to keep up the pressure.
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Coast Guard cutter returns home following Eastern Pacific patrol

Tillamook Headlight Herald 12 Apr 2021
Once again, the crew of Alert was able to overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and equipment failures on a 50 year old ship to execute a wide range of Coast Guard missions from the US-Canada Border to the Mexico-Guatemala border over a two month period,” said Cmdr. Tyson Scofield, Alert’s commanding officer.
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Biden nominates the first female Secretary of the Army: President announces string of picks including ...

The Daily Mail 12 Apr 2021
And, across town at the State Department on Monday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken named former ambassador to Malta Gina Abercrombie-Winstanley as the State Department's first chief diversity officer, a position created to make the U.S ... Embassy in Guatemala; as Consul General and Principal Officer at the U.S.
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Confusion clouds Harris immigration role

Yahoo Daily News 11 Apr 2021
... and the "Northern Triangle" countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras ... "I spend so much time in matters relating to this area, my constituents are beginning to think that maybe I should run for office here," Biden joked on a 2016 trip to Guatemala.
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Policy changes help drive US migrant crossings to new highs

Albuquerque Journal 09 Apr 2021
About four in 10 border encounters last month were with families and unaccompanied children — many from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador — at a time when policies in the U.S ... Immigration and Customs Enforcement office ... His wife, 2-year-old twins and newborn stayed in Guatemala because they couldn’t pay a smuggler.
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