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Stanford investing billions offshore through Central America and Caribbean groups, tax returns show

Stanford has nearly 10 billion dollars invested in Central America and the Caribbean, analysis of the University’s tax returns shows. Held offshore in places like Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, much of this money is not subject to taxes, including the 1.4 percent tax on University endowment earnings implemented under the new Republican tax plan.

Humanitarian crisis at the border: Are we to blame?

As the humanitarian crisis on the border plays out with thousands of young, unaccompanied minors crossing the border every day, mostly from Central American countries of Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador, the debate in America over what to do with these children has become highly politicized. Politicians and ordinary Americans alike are quick to jump…