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Migrant Caravan, Now in Guatemala, Could Pose Early Test for Biden

NPR News Now

00:52 sec | Last week

Migrant Caravan, Now in Guatemala, Could Pose Early Test for Biden

"Of central american migrants heading north from honduras have broken through the border with guatemala. Despite efforts to contain them maria martin reports from guatemala. On thursday and friday watermelon border guards had been able to send back to honduras small groups of migrants trying to cross without passports and proof of negative covid tests but late friday night and early saturday. The caravans numbers had grown considerably into the thousands and border guards. Were overwhelmed. Many migrants set the situation in honduras was desperate in the wake of increased. Hunger violence and devastation. From two recent hurricanes what the government has declared a state of emergency in seven border provinces saying the microbes post a security and health threat to water malla

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"maria martin" Discussed on Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

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02:44 min | 3 weeks ago

"maria martin" Discussed on Houston Public Media Local Newscasts

"India is drug regulator may approve today. The emergency use of corona virus vaccine developed by astra zeneca and oxford university. India has reported more than ten million cases of covid nineteen second in the world after the us after being criticized for delaying the purchase of covid nineteen vaccines guatemala's president says he'll ask congress to let him negotiate directly to buy vaccines from the pharmaceutical company. Madonna maria martin reports. What a melissa. Buying vaccines through a program with the world health organization by which poor countries can obtain flaxseeds. But no date has yet been set for those vaccines to come to. What amal thus the criticism and even legal actions against the government of precedent hundred day for the delay. Now show what he says. he wants. Congress to allow him to purchase directly from the pharmaceutical moderna. Pundits have pointed out that modernise vaccine is the most expensive and have hinted at government corruption. Since maderna's vaccine requires special freezers. Which muller will have to buy. There are questions as to why the president has decided to go this route for npr news. I'm maria martin in guatemala effective today. Australia has tweaked as national anthem. Prime minister scott morrison announced the change last night. Instead of saying for we are young and free in the second line it now says for we are one and free morrison says. This reflects the spirit of unity in australia. I'm nora raum. Npr news support for npr comes from npr stations. Other contributors include e. c. m. c. foundation. Working to improve post-secondary educational outcomes for underserved students through evidence based innovation learn more at e. c. m. c. foundation dot org and americans for the arts Hello breath..

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Hurricane Iota slams Central America days after Hurricane Eta

Morning Edition

00:55 sec | 2 months ago

Hurricane Iota slams Central America days after Hurricane Eta

"Has made landfall in Central America. It currently has top sustained winds of 105 MPH, but the hurricane struck Nicaragua's east coast with winds of 155 MPH. Making matters worse, Hurricane iota made landfall about 15 miles away from where Hurricane ADA Category four storm hit less than two weeks ago. Maria Martin has more The previous storm has left the ground saturated, so there's great fear of landslides and the Nicaraguan press is reporting iota could bring the greatest flood the area has seen in 1000 years in nearby Honduras, that countries disaster agency is calling for everyone to evacuate the area near the Atlantic coast. Saying the iota was downgraded to category for this doesn't mean the storm won't cause catastrophic damage in that country, also not yet recovered from the wreckage of ETA. For NPR

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Iota could be Category 5 hurricane when it makes landfall

Morning Edition

00:41 sec | 2 months ago

Iota could be Category 5 hurricane when it makes landfall

"Hurricane Iota is barreling into Central America with top sustained winds of 155 MPH. Category four Storm is the second powerful hurricane to slam into the region this month. Maria Martin reports from Antigua, Guatemala. Central American governments called for evacuations in areas where the hurricane is expected to make landfall. That's to be later today in Nicaragua, and on Dudas. These are some of the same areas not yet recovered from the destruction wrought by previous storm ETA. Which took some 200 lives, made tens of thousands homeless and cost millions in damages. Maria Martin reporting from

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Storm Eta expected to make landfall along U.S. coast after destruction in Honduras

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00:56 sec | 2 months ago

Storm Eta expected to make landfall along U.S. coast after destruction in Honduras

"Tropical Storm Mehta has made landfall in Cuba. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says they came ashore this morning along the south central coast. Data has its sights set on South Florida's Central American countries still relate, Maria Martin reports on the situation in Honduras. Analysts agreed the devastation caused by ETA is making a bad situation even worse in Honduras. The health and economic crisis due to the pandemic is taking up scares government resource is millions of endurance have attempted to flee violence and poverty by going north to the U. S. While the latest hit this week Ah, powerful storm that dumped 40 inches of rain in some parts of the country. Has destroyed homes, infrastructure and taken lives over 400,000 have been displaced just in the solar valley. While economists estimate the monetary loss from ETA could be more than 20% of Honduras is gross national product.

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Hundreds of Honduran migrants set out for US amid pandemic

NPR News Now

00:56 sec | 4 months ago

Hundreds of Honduran migrants set out for US amid pandemic

"Several thousand Honduran migrants are now in Guatemala on their way north, they'll face obstacles. And crossing into Mexico's Maria. Martin has details the migrants mostly young men, but also women and children left Honduras. Wednesday arriving at the recently reopened watermelon border early Thursday. Many lack the documents for legal entry into what Amoah but the large group rushed the border crossing. Now Watermelon Precedent Alejandro Shamma. has declared a state of emergency in five provinces where the migrants might be hitting on their way North Shaima says, the migrants pose a risk to the health of watermelons during the pandemic and has asked them to return to Honduras but these migrants say there's nothing for them in their home country and this is their only hope for a decent life for NPR news I'm Martin

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"maria martin" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:20 min | 4 months ago

"maria martin" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Meanwhile, more than 200, miles of state highways remain closed as crews assess risks from damage trees and power lines for NPR news. I'm Chris Lehman in Salem. President Trump is on his way back to the White House after campaigning in mostly Wisconsin Avery Big Hello, Wisconsin. We've been very good together, and I'm thrilled to be with thousands of loyal, hard working American Patriots President Trump greeting supporters at the bows in the airport. He's been stepping up his rhetoric on cultural issues as a way to boost his standing among his face. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, participated in town Hall event at a socially distant drivin outside of his home town of Scranton, calling the president's handling of the pandemic close to criminal. This's NPR. Human rights groups in Guatemala are warning of a crisis of democracy in the country. Maria Martin reports. I used the celebration of the independence from Spain this week. The sounded alarm that Guatemala's political institutions are in danger. The convergence for human rights in Guatemala, made up of nine civil society groups says the country's in danger of being taken over by corrupt economic at political interests in Guatemala. Theocratic activist and journalist. Davina says Guatemala's very stability is in danger that oligarchical interests that have held power since before water. Malice independence are now allied with narco traffickers and the military responsible for the genocide that killed some 200,000 Guatemalans. Democracy activists worry that thesis Mafia's may take over all aspects of water, modest government for NPR NEWS. Maria Martin, the U. S, is among more than two dozen countries condemning reported Internet shutdowns by the government of Bella rules. They've issued a joint statement saying human rights must be protected online just as they are offline. There have been weeks of protests following last ones disputed presidential election. Thailand's prime minister warning protesters against raising the risk of spreading the Corona virus ng protests planned for this weekend risk new infections, the groups that have been holding demonstrations over the past couple of months. Calling for fresh elections and changes to the Constitution of demonstration is planned.

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Inmates take 10 guards hostage at Guatemalan prison

BBC World Service

02:05 min | 5 months ago

Inmates take 10 guards hostage at Guatemalan prison

"Some inmates at the prison in southern Guatemala have taken 10 guards hostage as Maria Martin reports. The prisoners are demanding the return of 18 gang members who were transferred to another facility. Prison authorities say they were implementing a strategy to break the power of gang members in a maximum security prison called El Infierno Neto or Little Hell in southern Guatemala. The operation called for some of the prisoners to be transferred to another facility to stop the extortion rackets that allegedly operate from that prison. Guard members protested the move, and on Monday took 10 Prison guards hostage. What Amal unprecedented 100 about They, a former head of the prison system has ordered the prisoners to set the guards free sane. Our obligation is to provide security. Recording released from inside the prison said the gang members wanted a quote peaceful dialogue with authorities

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"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:48 min | 5 months ago

"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"I'm Jackie Young in Honolulu, and this is NPR news. President Trump is dismissing a recording released by The Washington Post in which his older sister is heard sharply criticizing him, The president released a statement saying every day it's something else and who cares opposed? Has retired Federal Judge Maryanne Trump. Barry was secretly recorded by her niece, Mary Trump, who has released a book denouncing the president. Investigation's ongoing in Guatemala following an incident in a remote indigenous community in which some 40 families were attacked in their homes burned and let's say the attacks Harken back to the violence against the Maya, which took place during the country's long civil war. Maria Martin reports social media showed video of burning homes belonging to 40 kicked me Maya families in an isolated community north of the capital this after an armed group attack the families in the middle of the night last weekend. Their conflicting versions regarding a motive. Guatemala's president says the culprits have already been caught and that he contempt what he calls violence between siblings. But lawyers for the families say they've been involved in a long standing labor dispute with a coffee grower. Who says they were of the land illegally to begin with. The director of the Human Rights Lawyers Association in Guatemala, says thesis were quote illegal eviction sponsored by the U additional system. For NPR News Maria Martin. Tropical Storm Laura's bringing heavy rainfall in strong winds to the Dominican Republican Haiti. Laura's expected to move over Cuba as soon as tonight, joining Tropical Storm Marco in the Gulf of Mexico tomorrow. I'm Giles Snyder. This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations..

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Storm Amanda in Central America could redevelop in Gulf

Morning Edition

00:59 sec | 8 months ago

Storm Amanda in Central America could redevelop in Gulf

"Tropical storm Amanda has been downgraded to a tropical depression but not before at last Central America causing at least ten deaths and much damage in El Salvador and Guatemala Maria Martin reports tropical storm Amanda first rage through El Salvador bringing death and destruction before moving on to what the mullah the two countries are seeing flooding landslides power outages and displacements in San Salvador it was reported twenty three vehicles were destroyed when a sinkhole opened as a result of the heavy rains and winds of Salvador's president Bible Kelly has declared a fifteen day state of emergency in the wake of the first Pacific storm of the season San Salvador's mayor said it was an unprecedented situation one emergency on top of another the storm in addition to the corona virus crisis both hitting the poor of this region disproportionately for NPR news I'm idea

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Guatamalan ICE detainee held in South Georgia dies from COVID-19

All Things Considered

00:57 sec | 8 months ago

Guatamalan ICE detainee held in South Georgia dies from COVID-19

"There one of all in government sources are confirming today that a thirty five year old Guatemalan migrant awaiting deportation back to his homeland died of coronavirus complications in Atlanta hospital Maria Martin reports he detention and Stewart Georgia since February what about US foreign ministry confirmed that Santiago budget or schlock passed away Sunday in an Atlanta hospital his detention began late February as he waited to be deported back to what Amala on April twenty eighth he tested positive for corona virus at this point the watermelon counselor became involved trying to contact his family according to a foreign ministry statement about the notion lock died Sunday despite quote every effort to save his life the thirty five year old migrants health condition was aggravated by diabetes in recent months what about US government has suspended some deportation flights due to the high number of deported migrants who've tested positive for covert buying

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"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

04:02 min | 1 year ago

"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Nora Raum. Channels authorities say they've documented more than forty thousand confirmed cases his of the corona virus. The number of deaths from the virus rose to more than nine hundred. NPR's Rebecca Hersher reports. The latest numbers reported by Chinese health health authorities suggest. The Corona virus is still spreading in the country. More than three thousand new cases have been reported in the last twenty four hours and ninety seven additional deaths were recorded boarded. The majority of newly reported deaths were in Hubei Province where the outbreak began. And we're it's still most severe so far. The World Health Organization says it appears that most cases cases of the Krona virus are mild although it also appears that older people are at higher risk for becoming dangerously ill and with tens of thousands of cases still suspected did as opposed to confirmed. They're still a lot that epidemiologist do not know about the Corona Virus Rebecca Hersher. NPR News Hong Kong. These are tense times as for the Central American country of El Salvador Maria Martin reports. There's a standoff between the Salvadoran President and the country's Congress it all started when all Salvador's endorsed National Assembly failed to ratify precedent. NAIB UCA's proposed one hundred million dollar loan for a plan to better equip security forces. The president lay down at L. to meet him approved alone in seven days now heavily armed police and military force their way into the parliamentary building building. Maria Martin Reporting Democratic presidential candidates. Are Campaigning in New Hampshire this weekend in advance of the nation's first primary Tuesday meanwhile well the results from Iowa's caucuses last Tuesday are still being evaluated. The Iowa Democratic Party released some information Sunday showing Pete Buddha judge very very slightly ahead of Bernie Sanders but the Associated Press says. The numbers may not be fully accurate. Won't declare a winner. Candidates have until one PM Monday eastern time to to ask for a re canvas which involve making sure. The votes were added correctly in northeast Oregon. Several people are still stranded after heavy rain. Storms along with melting snow caused flooding outing. The northwest's news networks king has more to Oregon National Guard. Helicopter crews are working to rescue people who are stranded in the rugged northeast part of the state damaged roads are making travel difficult there. Several search and rescue teams are also going by foot to help find people in Utah County. Near Pendleton Oregon there about twenty families displaced on the Mattila reservation the tribes are using a nearby resort and casino to shelter them. Still more homes are flooded in several communities in Southeast Washington including near the wind destination of Walla Walla and organs major east West this corridor interstate. Eighty four is still closed in could be for days for NPR news. I'm in king this is NPR. The Federal Board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances announced an agreement with the Commonwealth bondholders to bring it a step closer to getting out of bankruptcy. Puerto Rico would be relieved from about twenty four billion dollars in debt with the remaining debt restructured with lower payments. The island filed bankruptcy in twenty seventeen since then it was hit by devastating hurricanes and the strongest earthquake in more than one Hundred Years Opera Star. Mel Role of rainy died Sunday. Eh Home in Italy at the age of eighty four her manager said should been suffering from a long degenerative illness and a series of strokes. Jeff London has more from her debut in nineteen fifty five in her hometown of Modina to her retirement. Two thousand five Morella Frayn's luminous soprano graced opera stages across across the world. She was lifelong friends with Luciano Pavarotti also from the same town and they shared the same wet nurse for any joked sometimes as I look at Luchino and say to him.

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"maria martin" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

03:21 min | 1 year ago

"maria martin" Discussed on KQED Radio

"For me Chuck would not get into specifics about how the US will respond of North Korea carries out a long range missile launch the regime is held off on such tests for the past year the fact that trump pointed to as a sign of progress but the two sides have remained in a stalemate unable to reach an agreement on denuclearization ice Rasco in PR news a Moscow court has extended by three months the pre trial detention of an American man being held on charges of spying as NPR solution can reports former U. S. marine Paul wheel and was arrested at a Moscow hotel by the FSB Russia's federal security service almost exactly a year ago on Monday US diplomats visited Paul wheeling in prison to deliver holiday greetings and check on his health Barton Gorman the top US diplomat in Russia told reporters the case had no merit and the investigators refusing willing medical care as well as his first phone call home in almost a year we call on the Russian government to allow Paul to make a phone call to his mother and father for Christmas and the new year Russian authorities say wheeling was caught spying red handed and the Russian foreign ministry says he's faking his illness if convicted wheeling faces up to twenty years in prison listen camp NPR news tool of Russia in Ecuador concerns are growing over a barge carrying diesel oil that sunk off the Galapagos islands as Maria Martin reports the worry is how it may impact the area's delicate ecosystem authorities in Ecuador say the situation involving the sunken barge is under control still the country's environment minister says Ecuador's government remains very concerned about the recovery of the vessel carrying six hundred gallons of diesel Ecuador's maybe since it sank Sunday when a crane loading cargo fell on the barge crossing it to sink this happened in San Cristobal that's the easternmost island in the Galapagos a chain of islands about a thousand miles from Ecuador's coast declared a UNESCO world heritage site for its rich ecosystem considered at risk due to tourism and population growth as this latest fuel spill clearly demonstrates for NPR news I'm Maria Martin on Wall Street the Dow closed down thirty six points on today shortened pre Christmas session this is NPR live from KQED news on Brian what Travis Kalanick the former CEO of San Francisco based uber plans to resign from the company's board Kalanick was ousted as CEO in twenty seventeen as the ride hailing giant faced a number of controversies over sexual harassment in claims of stealing technology so no my county supervisors are green lighting a plan to spend nearly twelve million dollars to respond to a growing homeless encampment along a popular hiking trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol cuties Peter Jon Shuler reports after more than three hours of public testimony and debate the board of supervisors voted unanimously a series of actions to address what officials call a public health emergency both for people who use the trail and for the more than two hundred people living in the encampment your supervisor Linda Hopkins this is an emergency that we for too long have left unaddressed when that we really need.

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U.S. begins deporting migrants to Guatemala under asylum deal

Morning Edition

00:42 sec | 1 year ago

U.S. begins deporting migrants to Guatemala under asylum deal

"The trump administration a started deporting asylum seekers to Guatemala as part of an agreement with that country to become a so called safe third country that means migrants can be sent from the US border to Guatemala without first seeking asylum there Maria Martin import reports of the first asylum seeker hunter and migrant was deported from el Paso Thursday what about this minister of the interior has said that there are three options for returned people like him Honduran Salvadorans one is to be sent to the jungle problems of but then that's a remote and underdeveloped area and rife with drug trafficking to they could be sent back to Honduras aural Salvador or three they could stay in what the mother on their

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El Salvador orders expulsion of Venezuelan diplomats

Weekend Edition Sunday

00:42 sec | 1 year ago

El Salvador orders expulsion of Venezuelan diplomats

"The government of al Salvador has announced its expelling all Venezuelan diplomats stationed in the country Maria Martin reports the declaration is consistent with the government's opposition to the regime of Nicolas Maduro they considers illegitimate Salvadoran president able killer and house the ouster of it as well as diplomats via Twitter that business with us and tire diplomatic corps have forty eight hours to leave the country the US quickly uploaded book Ellis action saying of Salvador was quote on the right side of history backing opposition leader who won quite the all over my doodle the announcement came less than a week after the US announced it was extending temporary protected status to Salvadorans living in the

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"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

01:30 min | 1 year ago

"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"White House is looking to find out more about the whistle blower who filed a complaint about trump's interactions with Ukraine's government as NPR's isa Roscoe tells us trump continues to defend this summer call with Ukraine's leader president trump maintains he did nothing wrong on that call back in July that is now at the center of an impeachment inquiry in the house the call was perfect. the whistle blower before today he made it sound terrible the whistleblowers identity is protected by law and here she is not supposed to be subject to retaliation the description of trump's call in the complaint is largely in line with the rough transcript of the call released by the White House trump did ask Ukraine's president to look into an unsubstantiated claim of corruption against former vice president Joe Biden and a son hunter I sure Roscoe NPR news the White House less than a month after Guatemala's president ousted an anti corruption commission the country's Congress is now trying to reverse the international commissions work of more than a dozen years Maria Martin has this update of what Congress wants to investigate what it called illegal an arbitrary acts by those who worked for the you went back to anti corruption commission that put hundreds of corrupt politicians behind bars one of my own board congresswoman or not the rest of California has called on the administration of president Jimmy moralis to stop retaliation against former commission personnel Maria Martin reporting fast fashion chain forever twenty one is filed for chapter eleven.

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Guatemala, Alejandro G. And Maria Martin discussed on Morning Edition

Morning Edition

01:03 min | 1 year ago

Guatemala, Alejandro G. And Maria Martin discussed on Morning Edition

"Nearly all ballots have been counted from Sunday's general election in Guatemala the winner of the presidency is Alejandro G. imitate he is a former chief of prisons Maria Martin reports that GM attain will take over from president Jimmy moralis next January this was at a hundred to about days fourth run for the presidency as the standard bearer for the conservative bomb was party he won nearly sixty percent of the vote beating out left of center former First Lady sucked up Doris in his acceptance speech the president elect clone which the country is politically polarized but pledged to work for a better what about a for all Giamatti has called for gang members to be treated as terrorists and has the support of the country's military the sixty three year old president elect faces many challenges including high rates of unemployment corruption and the controversial assignment agreement recently signed with the United States for NPR news I'm Maria Martin

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Guatemala City, President And Jimmy Morales discussed on KQED Radio Show

KQED Radio Show

00:36 sec | 1 year ago

Guatemala City, President And Jimmy Morales discussed on KQED Radio Show

"Protesters import into the streets of Guatemala City to oppose the new asylum agreement between Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales and president trump Maria Martin reports how testers be drums and shouted Jimmy moralists you've sold out our country somewhat the mother the Fishel's filed an injunction against the asylum agreement one protester said more on this is offering something he can't even offer to his own people safety work justice food and shelter but the influential business community feared sanctions against exports and fees on the remittances that make up twelve percent of the country's

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US, Wrongful Death Claim And Texas discussed on Morning Edition

Morning Edition

00:37 sec | 1 year ago

US, Wrongful Death Claim And Texas discussed on Morning Edition

"The a C L U of Texas is suing on behalf of the family of Guatemalan woman who was killed after crossing the US Mexico border illegally last year. As Maria Martin reports the woman was shot to death by US border patrol agent near Laredo, twenty will cloudy. Patrice Combes was killed by a shotgun moon. While trying to cross the Texas border border patrol accounts. Differ from those of a witness who took a video around the time of the shooting, the ACO use wrongful death claim accuses US government agencies of negligence and reckless conduct. The porter patrol says it doesn't come it on pending

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"maria martin" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

02:07 min | 1 year ago

"maria martin" Discussed on KQED Radio

"We could have around six hundred people with measles here in LA county. That's why we so serious about trying to make sure that people have been in contact with someone Liz meals and are not in unites or can prove that their immune stay away from other people. The health department says the number of confirmed cases among LA county residents is five. This is NPR news. Pressure is building against the government of Daniel Ortega in Nicaragua. A Bank recently sanctioned by the US has shut down and the organization of American states met in a -mergency session yesterday to discuss sanctions against the country for anti democratic policies. Maria Martin reports this week it was revealed that one Bank called on quarter had filed a request for quote voluntary dissolution US sanctions against the Bank were announced last week by national security adviser, John Bolton who claimed bunkered was a slush fund for the one precedent. Meanwhile, the Smit in -mergency session to discuss activating, the democratic charter against Iowa representatives from the US Argentina and Chile argued Nicaragua's government had seriously harmed the democratic order, but Nikos ambassador maintained his country has complied with many international. And position demands such as releasing political prisoners for NPR news, I'm Martin today in Las Vegas. The focus is on union issues as part of the field of democratic presidential hopefuls meets for a forum organized by the left of center center for American progress action fund and the service, employees international union. It's expected to focus on wages and working people's issues. Union leaders and their supporters worry, the twenty twenty fields of at least twenty Democrats isn't spending enough time talking about bread and butter concerns that motivates some working class voters..

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Trump directs State Department to cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

The New Yorker Radio Hour

00:57 sec | 1 year ago

Trump directs State Department to cut off aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras

"Romm. The State Department says the US plans to cut aid to Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras. President Trump claims the country's set migrant caravans to enter the US. The announcement is drawing a mixed reaction in Central America. Maria Martin reports many migrant advocates in Central America, say the cut in aid to the northern triangle will likely resulted even more poverty and violence in the region, therefore more migration north, but some say the move may pressure corrupt politicians to change their ways. Pretty similar one runs the parish in where with the Nongo a province bordering, Mexico, which sets a high number of migrants to the US. He says it's time corrupt governments in what a Mullah Honduras, and I'll Salvador stopped taking advantage of foreign aid and provide needed social services and opportunities to their people so said to Americans wouldn't feel the need to

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Maria Martin, Nawa And Guatemala discussed on Morning Edition

Morning Edition

00:45 sec | 1 year ago

Maria Martin, Nawa And Guatemala discussed on Morning Edition

"In guatemala. Authorities say at least thirty people have been killed on a highway in the west of the country as Maria Martin reports. So large truck slammed into a group of people who'd gathered on the highway following an earlier accident. Sounded the hours after the accident happened near the indigenous community of Nawa on Wednesday night. As a heavy cargo truck plowed into a crowd of people on the side of the highway reportedly kept to see the body of a victim of another accident, a leader of the community. What the media has reported officials closed the InterAmerican highway as atlases ferry the dead and the injured to regional hospitals. What the president

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 Pope Francis lifts suspension on Nicaraguan priest, poet

Morning Edition

00:33 sec | 2 years ago

Pope Francis lifts suspension on Nicaraguan priest, poet

"In Nicaragua. Pope Francis is reinstating a Marxist priest and poet Maria Martin reports in one thousand nine hundred eighty four father initial cardinal was not only a Catholic priest and he got our, but minister of culture in the revolutionary something to government than also headed by the nealer Theta. This didn't sit well within Pope John Paul the second who prohibited him from performing mass and all Catholic sacraments now ninety four and then it'll health got the not hopes to say his first mass in thirty five years soon.

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"maria martin" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

90.3 KAZU

03:13 min | 2 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on 90.3 KAZU

"From NPR news in Washington. I'm Jim hark, the partial government shutdown continues with President Trump still thinking about declaring a national emergency to go around congress and Democrats promising to challenge it in court NPR's Mara. Liasson says new poll finds Trump is getting the most blame for the shutdown. It doesn't seem like he's moved the needle. He did a lot of things of Luff's address trip to the border. A lot of interviews the latest polling. We have is a Washington Post ABC news poll that shows by eight and a very wide margin. Fifty three to twenty nine percent. More Americans blame President Trump and the Republicans in congress for the shutdown rather than Democrats, the partial government shutdown became the longest in US history over the weekend. For the first time in nearly thirty years. Tens of thousands of teachers in the Los Angeles unified school district plan to strike on Monday morning NPR's. Do Ali psycho towel spent time with a third grade teacher who plans to join the picket line, Chris Evans, packed his car full of musical instruments, whiteboards and other items to leave his students before he hits the picket line at Hobart elementary school in Koreatown. I'll have my show as you can see with the words respect STAN in red masking tape on it out in the rain in front of my school. I have chocolate chip cookies have four families at the end of the day for those families who are out with us demonstrating for the future of public education. The Los Angeles school district says all schools will remain open staffed by administrators volunteers and substitute teachers do athletes psycho tau NPR news, Los Angeles, a federal judge in Oakland. California has Tempera. Narrowly blocked the Trump administration policy that would let more employers opt out of birth control coverage for their workers KiKi. Dee is Caroline champlin has more the policy was set to go into effect on Monday and would have allowed private companies to opt out providing contraceptives under the Affordable Care Act on religious or moral grounds. Attorneys from California twelve other states and the district of Columbia argued in front of judge Haywood Gilliam on Friday calling the policy discriminatory in his ruling Gilliam agreed with the state's saying it could have dire public health and fiscal consequences. The parties are expected to meet later this month to work towards a final resolution for NPR news. I'm Carolyn champion in San Francisco. Canadian air traffic controllers are buying pizzas for their American counterparts as a show of support during the US government's partial shutdown the head of the Canadian air traffic Control Association said Sunday the initiative began when employees Edmund control center took a collection to buy pizzas for controllers in Anchorage, Alaska other facilities across Canada decided to join in and the idea snowballed, this is NPR news. Demonstrations continue in Guatemala over a presidential move to shut down a United Nations backed anti-corruption commission as Maria Martin reports. Foreign staff may be expelled from the country. Thousands.

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Inside the massive Russian ‘war games’ involving 300,000 troops

Morning Edition

00:25 sec | 2 years ago

Inside the massive Russian ‘war games’ involving 300,000 troops

"Thirteenth twenty five years ago today, the Oslo accords were signed, Israel and Palestinian seemed on a road east will look back on what's happened since. Here's the news. Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly. Forecasters say hurricane Florence remains on track to come ashore near the border between north and South Carolina as early as tomorrow afternoon. Florence is

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Pope Francis says he will not respond to allegations of abuse cover-up

On The Media

01:00 min | 2 years ago

Pope Francis says he will not respond to allegations of abuse cover-up

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"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:16 min | 2 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"From npr news in washington i'm dave mattingly three people were struck and killed by a train in south london today and british transport police say they're trying to understand how and why investigators say their bodies were discovered on the tracks near the start of the morning rush hour it's been two months since deadly protests broke out in nicaragua over the country's president daniel ortega and his policies is proposed pension cuts sparked anger across the nation maria martin has more these last two months have totally transformed nicaragua anger over pension cuts which were quickly rescinded revealed a widespread dissatisfaction with what many consider authoritarian policies since the one time revolutionary leader or fake came to power in twenty six now gallup poll says the majority of allen's one or got to resign at least one hundred seventy people have been killed and protests violence since april police in olympia washington say a bystander shot and killed a gunman who was shooting at people yesterday at a walmart store austin jenkins with the northwest news network reports police and witnesses say the gunman had fired at least one shot in the store and then out in the parking lot shot and critically wounded the driver of a vehicle he was trying to carjack is he went to take a second car police and witnesses say at least two armed citizens confronted him and he was shot and killed i'm dave mattingly npr news in washington and this is wnyc in new york at six forty four good morning i'm david i seventy three degrees in central park right now currently some delays on uptown a and d trains authorities say a dispute between several gangs appears to be behind shooting and a trenton arts festival twenty to festival goers were injured early yesterday at the all night event one of the suspects was killed two other suspects were injured mercer county prosecutor angelo off reese has tensions at the event were rising just before the shooting the mood inside the venue had been changing during that time period prior to the shooting the trenton police department began dispersing individuals those individuals however continued to loiter and.

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Global News Podcast

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"But in some areas the rescue has had to stop just because of okay no is still erupting this is one of thirty seven volcanoes in in what the mala that gives you know the the land it's it's beauty and enchantment but right now the fury of mother nature if you would is being felt to haven't been able to reach all the areas hit by the initial eruption exactly there are still many people disappeared people believed buried under the torrents of lava and ask that fell from the volcano maria martin a journalist who lives in guatemala don't come out watson is a volcanologist from the school of earth scientists at bristol university in the uk my colleague rasi igbo asked him whether the eruption could have been predicted partially yes and partially knows my answer think inasmuch as frago has exhibited quite predictable behavior of the last three or four years it's been in a cycle where it's a rupt it about once a month since twenty fifteen would i think was much harder to predict is this gale of the eruption though this is significantly larger than anything that's happened will be over the last thirty years how many people live within the area of the volcano around about one hundred thousand people live within a ten kilometer radius of the summit of waco the number of people that had been affected in the villages that have been directly hit by the flows parole is in the almonds of which fear more than what's currently been reported have been killed when volcanoes erupt people immediately associate them with lava but we're not talking about lava here it something called a pyroclastic flow just explain what that is volcanoes exist in a number of places in the world so if you look at hawaii a hawaii is in a place where tectonic plates are pulling apart and generally in those sorts of tectonic settings you get.

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Global News Podcast

02:02 min | 2 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on Global News Podcast

"But in some areas the rescue has had to stop just because of okay no is still erupting this is one of thirty seven volcanoes in in what the mala that gives you know the the land it's it's beauty and enchantment but right now the fury of mother nature if you would is being felt to haven't been able to reach all the areas hit by the initial eruption exactly there are still many people disappeared people believed buried under the torrents of lava and ask that fell from the volcano maria martin a journalist who lives in guatemala don't come out watson is a volcanologist from the school of earth scientists at bristol university in the uk my colleague rasi igbo asked him whether the eruption could have been predicted partially yes and partially knows my answer think inasmuch as frago has exhibited quite predictable behavior of the last three or four years it's been in a cycle where it's a rupt it about once a month since twenty fifteen would i think was much harder to predict is this gale of the eruption though this is significantly larger than anything that's happened will be over the last thirty years how many people live within the area of the volcano around about one hundred thousand people live within a ten kilometer radius of the summit of waco the number of people that had been affected in the villages that have been directly hit by the flows parole is in the almonds of which fear more than what's currently been reported have been killed when volcanoes erupt people immediately associate them with lava but we're not talking about lava here it something called a pyroclastic flow just explain what that is volcanoes exist in a number of places in the world so if you look at hawaii a hawaii is in a place where tectonic plates are pulling apart and generally in those sorts of tectonic settings you get.

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"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

02:32 min | 2 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"The eruption of the volcano known as frago spanish for fire the volcano exploded on sunday sending a river of hot gas and volcanic debris racing down the mountain flank authorities say at least sixty two people are known to have died and that number is likely to rise maria martin has this report from guatemala this is the sound of rescue efforts in one of the most affected areas of what the mullahs the province of squeaked left were accrue volunteer firemen and other rescue workers are working to lift the remains of homes and trees to find bodies and hopefully survivors in the wreckage left by the lava flow in this community the eruption left behind a black and landscape still too hot to cross manila's it's very hard to be here this reporter for the idea recess in a live broadcast as he speaks to one of an army of rescue workers what the mullahs has some twentyseven volcanoes only some active forego among the most people here are accustomed to periodic eruptions but this has been an out of the ordinary experience ended guess was in what city when she noticed something was amiss may i host better no is that says she saw ash everywhere is were burning but she had no idea what was happening now everyone knows a goes fury hardest hit a fall has spent the community of el rodeo in the province of the squeezed la were a flow of lava and ash appears to have destroyed much of that community of some five hundred families rescue workers are still finding bodies under the lava sludge and looking for survivors this woman numbers was one of the survivors she came running down the road ahead of the lava flow covered with ash could swallow told what we see on television that there are still people missing in her community apple yet personas president jimmy morales said what a first lady visited the province of squeaked up today asking for what amounts to stay calm and to pull together in this tragedy it's estimated that this disaster has affected nearly two million watermelons in addition to the scores of casualties a list which is expected to grow there are hundreds injured including rescue workers said journalists had by hot rocks many burn injuries are also reported especially of people trying to run away from.

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"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

01:43 min | 3 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Poached on foods food detonating explosives to devastating effect crowds have been waiting outside the registration center to collect their identity called for elections due to take place later this year the authorities hope to register up to fourteen million people in the coming months at thousands of centers across the country but i've kind of stones independent election commission is concerned about security and attacks they've already been at least four registration is only been underway for the week beilin clashes in nicaragua between antigovernment protesters riot police and pro government groups continue throughout the country the violence started wednesday sparked by changes in the country's troubled social security system here's more from maria martin the protests began when the government than hiller bigger declared a five percent tax for individuals and other changes in social security benefits now the situation continues to be tense and chaotic across and he got as protesters clashed with riot police and proguh government supporters like the something east a youth international organizations that was special are calling for and got authorities to respect the right to protest peacefully on saturday precedent than theta also called for calm and indicated discover ment is willing to negotiate the proposed social security changes for npr news i'm buddy martin there are also antigovernment protests and our menia this weekend administrators are pressing for prime minister seared circassian to step down he was appointed prime minister this month after serving ten years as president the protesters accuse him of clinging to power and from washington this is npr news.

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NPR News Now

01:47 min | 3 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Support for this npr podcast and the following message come from trans union your credit health is so much more than a score that's why they help you stay on top of it protected and understand it get your report and more at trans union dot com slash npr live from npr news in washington i'm trial snyder violent clashes in nicaragua between antigovernment protesters riot police in pro government groups continue throughout the country the violence started wednesday sparked by changes in the country's troubled social security system details from report maria martin the protests began when the government declared a five percent tax for individuals and other changes in social security benefits now the situation continues to be tense and chaotic across nicaragua as protesters clashed with riot police and progovernment supporters snack the sunny stay youth international organizations that was fish are calling it got in the thirties to respect the right to protest peacefully on saturday precedent than healer theta also called for calm and indicated discover ment is willing to negotiate the proposed social security changes for npr news i'm buddy martin antigovernment protesters in our menia have extended into a tense day following the appointment of former president serge sargsyan to the prime minister's office demonstrators accuse him of clinging to power omic state is now claiming responsibility for today suicide bombing in kabul the afghan capital officials say at least thirty one people are dead more than fifty others wounded tense moments this weekend in a small town in georgia neo nazi rally brought out hundreds of counter protesters and law enforcement officers georgia public broadcasting's inle cureton.

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"maria martin" Discussed on WLRH 89.3 HD3

WLRH 89.3 HD3

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on WLRH 89.3 HD3

"Of times on social media leading to accusations of racism and discrimination starbucks declined to press charges it's apologize for promise to look into his policies but npr's amy held reports city officials are vowing to investigate the company cell phone video begins with police leading the men out of the starbucks in handcuffs what did they do asks another man who had apparently just arrived to meet them they didn't do anything says somebody else police say a starbucks worker called nine one one saying the men were asked to leave and refused after requesting to use the restroom without buying anything i a violation of company policy officers in absolutely nothing wrong philadelphia police commissioner richard roth says the officers were legally obligated to respond to the trespassing report but mayor jim kenney says the incident quote appears to exemplify what racial discrimination looks like in two thousand eighteen and he's asking the city commission on human relations to examine starbucks amy held npr news and you're listening to npr news watermelons are going to the polls today to vote on whether they want their country to take a long standing claim to over half the territory of neighbouring believes to the international court of justice in the hague maria martin reports a territorial controversy goes back to colonial times that putin dispute involves centuries old treaty stating from the malla was a spanish colony and beliefs known as british honduras over the years tensions have flared leading to a number of territorial invasions and border clashes ten years ago what gonna and beliefs agree to let their citizens vote yes or no to let the un's high court decided the border dispute but most analysts predict a high rate of voter absenteeism due to confusion regarding what's being voted on meanwhile police has not yet scheduled it's referendum a majority yes vote in both countries is needed before the international court of justice can make a ruling for npr news i'm marie martin in empty what what molla major us.

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NPR News Now

02:03 min | 3 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Musicians of racism and discrimination starbucks declined to press charges it's apologize and promise to look into his policies but npr's amy held reports city officials are vowing to investigate the company cell phone video begins with police leading the men out of the starbucks in handcuffs what did they do asks another man who had apparently just arrived to meet them they didn't do anything says somebody else police say a starbucks worker called nine one one saying the men were asked to leave and refused after requesting to use the restroom without buying anything i a violation of company policy absolutely nothing wrong philadelphia police commissioner richard ross says the officers were legally obligated to respond to the trespassing report but mayor jim kenney says the incident quote appears to exemplify what racial discrimination looks like in two thousand eighteen and he's asking the city commission on human relations to examine starbucks amy held npr news you're listening to npr news what of mollins are going to the polls today to vote on whether they want their country to take a long standing claim to over half the territory of neighbouring believes to the international court of justice in the hague maria martin reports territorial controversy goes back to colonial times the border dispute involves centuries old treaty stating from one what the mala was a spanish colony and beliefs known as british honduras over the years tensions have flared leading to a number of territorial invasions and border clashes ten years ago what a ma and beliefs agree to let their citizens vote yes or no to let the un's high court decide the border dispute but most analysts predict a high rate of voter absenteeism due to confusion regarding exactly what's being voted on meanwhile believes has not yet scheduled it's referendum a majority yes vote in both countries is needed before the international court of justice can make a ruling for npr news a martin in empty what what.

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NPR News Now

02:18 min | 3 years ago

"maria martin" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Support for this podcast and the following message come from almond board of california did you know almond farmers are working on irrigation practices and technology to increase water efficiency to minimize waste and grow more crop purge rob grow what you know almonds dot com slash water live from npr news in washington i'm jim hawk at the united nations on saturday the security council rejected a russian resolution strongly condemning airstrikes on syria linda fassulo reports that russia china and bolivia supported the proposed measure while eight countries voted against it and for stand russia's ambassador to ceiling events he accused the us britain and france of attacking syria without proof that it had used chemical weapons and he stressed that the allies should've waited for international inspectors who had already arrived in syria to conduct their investigation meanwhile us ambassador nikki haley described the air strikes as justified legitimate and proportionate and said that the us was prepared to offer more military action if it concludes that syria again uses chemical weapons un secretary general antonio tariffs warned once more that the war in syria poses the most serious threat to international peace and security and urged nations to exercise restraint to prevent things from spiraling out of control for npr news mainland zillow in new york the central american country of guatemala claims more than half the territory of its neighbor believes on sunday guatemalans go to the polls as one step to take the border issue to the international court of justice in the hague but as maria martin reports there still confusion among voters what about us government to spending over four million dollars of the referendum it asked voters whether they're in favor of the un high courts deciding the longstanding border dispute with beliefs but there's been some confucianists to what exactly is being voted on and a high rate of absenteeism is predicted maria martin reporting kentucky lawmakers have passed resolutions formerly rebuking governor matt bevin following his remarks blaming teachers absent from school for making children vulnerable to sexual assault and poisoning npr's alexis de our reports one rebuke was filed by bevan's fellow republicans individual republican governor.

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