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Migrant children kept from enrolling in school

Migrant Children Schools

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala’s highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher. Instead, the 16-year-old …

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Puerto Rico won’t make $370 million in debt payments Monday

Alejandro Garcia Padilla

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico’s government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory’s spiraling public debt crisis. Garcia said Sunday that he had …

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