BAJO CHIQUITO, Panama – Panama has been overwhelmed by the increasing numbers of migrants coming through the Darién jungle that separates it from Colombia – an increasing number of them are pregnant women.
PHOENIX - The Trump administration said it will stop accepting new DACA applications and will limit renewals to one year while it undertakes a "full reconsideration" of the policy - a move critics called little more than a ruse to renew efforts to kill the program.
PHOENIX – Cubans seeking political asylum are increasingly taking a long, dangerous, intercontinental journey.
PHOENIX – From presidential hopeful Joe Biden to Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego, Ducey has faced stark opposition to his choice to refrain from imposing statewide safety measures to combat COVID-19.
PHOENIX – COVID-19 has put live sports on pause and has affected players and conferences to adapt to the new norm.
GLENDALE – Arizona Coyotes owner Alex Meruelo announced Xavier A. Gutierrez as the franchise’s new President and CEO. Gutierrez is the first Latino President and CEO in NHL history and hopes to mobilize the community.
PHOENIX – Congress has provided medical and financial relief to millions of Americans dealing with COVID-19, but many immigrants are excluded – leaving advocacy groups to provide economic, medical and emotional support.
With the Republican National Committee actively seeking new homes for its August convention, some in Arizona are angling for the state to get in line with the long list of other potential suitors.
Cronkite News spoke with several Arizonans protesting the deaths of black people at the hands of police, including a college activist who encourages credible activism, an interior designer who wants others to realize what African Americans need, and a business owner worried about looting but hopes the protests will bring real change.
PHOENIX - Veterans' cemeteries will still be open for visits, but in a bow to COVID-19 health concerns, the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services will be going online with the annual Memorial Day ceremony and related events at the state's three military cemeteries.
PHOENIX – A new report estimates that up to 200,0000 DACA recipients are in jobs on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 - health care, teaching, agriculture and food services - with as many as 6,800 undocumented workers in such fields in Arizona alone.
LOS ANGELES – The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the safety of morticians and other death care workers. Green burials are adapting to changes, allowing body bags to be buried and discouraging embalming for the safety of death care workers.