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Last month, the Guatemalan Army detained women on Waves, a Dutch ship trying to provide safe and legal abortions in international waters.
After Nicaragua, Phares spent time in Guatemala, where a bloody civil war was underway. In the mid-1960s, the U.S. became involved in a counterinsurgency campaign with the Guatemalan Army to quash a small band of leftist rebels. Over the course of more ...
When they docked, they received about 300 calls from Guatemalan women. But the Guatemalan Army would not allow women to board the ship.
When they docked, they received about 300 calls from Guatemalan women. But the Guatemalan Army would not allow women to board the ship.
Piro Garcia - whose formal name is Armando Garcia Mendez - came to the United States in 1994, fleeing enlistment in the Guatemalan Army during that country's civil war. After being captured by Border Patrol, he was deported - yet came back that very ...
The often poetic cinematography lingers over faces etched with grief; in mourning for those initially ebbed out of their homes - by large corporates that crave land for lucrative mining contracts - who ultimately get killed in struggles with the ...
Guatemala City -- Five former Guatemalan Army officers will face trial charged with the disappearance of a 14-year-old boy and the rape of his sister during the country's civil war.
The group made international headlines when the ship was detained by the Guatemalan Army at a harbor in Guatemala on Feb. 22, according to reports from the BBC.
Guatemala City (AP) - Five former Guatemalan Army officers will face trial charged with the disappearance of a 14-year-old boy and the rape of his sister during the country's civil war.
Yeah, well, if I were raped and tortured by the Guatemalan Army, which then abducted my 14-year-old brother, I'm not sure I'd lodge a complaint.
Five former Guatemalan Army officers will face trial charged with the disappearance of a 14-year-old boy and the rape of his sister during the country's civil war.
Guatemala City, Guatemala - The army of Guatemala has expelled the crew of a Dutch boat that had docked on its shores in an effort to transport abortion-minded mothers out to sea, where it would provide drugs to end their child's life.
Six months after Cutler arrived in Guatemala, he began his intentional exposure experiments within the Guatemalan Army. He also thought he would try a way to get around the trickiness of infecting the men: prostitutes.
The Guatemalan Army is blocking access to a Dutch abortion service boat. More here. 5. Philippine senator, Leila de Lima, who branded President Duterte a "serial killer" has been arrested on drug trafficking charges.
A Dutch boat that offers abortion pills to women in countries where the procedure is illegal was taken into custody by army officials in Guatemala on Thursday after it tried to pick up people seeking the services.
The Gregory Nava-directed film follows two teenage siblings, Rosa and Enrique, who manage to escape a brutal massacre by the Guatemalan Army against a group of Mayan Indians who were working to improve conditions in their village. Rosa and Enrique ...
However, on January 31, 1982 - two weeks before Miller's death, a new student by the name of Epifanio Camposeco was kidnapped by four men and illegally recruited into the Guatemalan Army as he strolled through the marketplace of Huehuetenango.
In the 1980s, the Guatemalan Army snuck into Mexico to kidnap and murder Indigenous refugees who fled genocide, an action decried by the UN at the time.
HYATTSVILLE, Md. - A former member of the Guatemalan Army, whom witnesses say participated in a massacre there more than three decades ago that claimed over 200 lives, was arrested today by U.S.
... was beheaded by an army death squad for giving food to the Guerrilla Army of the Poor. The Catholic Church has now named Father Stanley Rother from Oklahoma, who was killed by a Guatemalan Army death squad in Santiago Atitlan in 1981, as a martyr ...
... squad for giving food to the Guerrilla army of the Poor. The Catholic Church has now named Father Stanley Rother from Oklahoma, who was killed by a Guatemalan Army death squad in Santiago Atitlan in 1981, as a martyr and candidate for sainthood.
Montevideo, Jan. 11 - A municipal program in the Uruguayan capital is inviting Non-Governmental Organizations to join a project to help men who have abused their partners to change their behavior, Gender Equality Office director Patricia Gonzalez told ...
Montevideo, Jan. 11 - A municipal program in the Uruguayan capital is inviting Non-Governmental Organizations to join a project to help men who have abused their partners to change their behavior, Gender Equality Office director Patricia Gonzalez told ...
Jose Ortiz Morales, 54, a former member of an elite Guatemalan Army unit known as the Kaibiles, was arrested by Homeland Security Investigations for allegedly participating in a 1982 massacre that killed at least 162 persons, most of them children.
Mexico City, Jan. 10 - Investigators have not determined why a U.S. citizen, who was arrested and later deported, shot the U.S. vice consul in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, last week, Mexico's Foreign Relations ...
Months after his massive retaliation speech, John F. Dulles lobbied Eisenhower on behalf of United Fruit Company to instigate a military coup by the Guatemalan Army through his brother's CIA against the Guatemalan government under the pretext that the ...
HYATTSVILLE, Md., Jan. 6, 2017 - A former member of the Guatemalan Army, whom witnesses say participated in a massacre there more than three decades ago that claimed over 200 lives, was arrested today by U.S.
Ortiz Morales is a former member of an elite Guatemalan Army unit known as the Kaibiles and is wanted in Guatemala on criminal charges for murder, war crimes, and crimes against humanity for his role in the dos Erres massacre in which approximately 300 ...
HYATTSVILLE, Md. - A former member of the Guatemalan Army, whom witnesses say participated in a massacre there more than three decades ago that claimed over 200 lives, was arrested today by U.S.
Jose Mardoqueo Ortiz Morales, 54, was picked up by officials out of Baltimore's Homeland security Investigations office last week after it turned out he'd previously served as a member of the Kaibiles, a Guatemalan Army special forces unit linked to ...
After the end of hostilities, an Agreement to unite the National Army with the Liberation Army into a new Guatemalan Army solved the final situation of "one country, two armies".
On March 13, 1982, the Guatemalan Army and civil patrolmen from neighboring Xococ rounded up residents of Rio Negro, marched them uphill to Pak'oxom, and brutally raped and massacred 177 women and children.
A Mayan woman carries a photo of her husband, who was disappeared by the Guatemalan Army in 1982, during an event in Guatemala City, Feb. 25, 2010.
A U.N.-sponsored Historical Clarification Commission identified 93 percent of the dead and disappeared as victims of the U.S.-backed Guatemalan Army, police and death squads, while only 3 percent were killed by guerrillas fighting the government and ...
In 1980, the Guatemalan Army undertook "Operation Sophia," which aimed to eliminate the rural civilian support for the leftists.
The high rate of gender-based violence has many roots in the country's colonial and neocolonial history, the political repression of women, and the genocidal intentions of the Guatemalan Army during the civil war that lasted from 1960 until 1996, which ...
This period was such an enlightened one in Guatemala that leaders of the anti-colonial struggle in British Honduras, such as Leigh Richardson and Philip Goldson, visited Guatemala and were impressed.
That was when young Guatemalan Army officers had condemned Guatemalan president Ydigoras Fuentes' decision to allow the republic to be used as a training base for American-financed Cuban exiles preparing to attack Fidel Castro's Cuba.
A recent performance was a staged reading of testimony of Maya women who had witnessed atrocities committed by the Guatemalan Army during that country's civil war, while a male dentist repeatedly interrupted her to anesthetize her mouth and eventually ...
The Camden Conference and Rockport Public Library will present a film series at Rockport Opera House, "refugees and Global Migration," the theme of next February's annual Camden Conference.
The Camden Conference and Rockport Public Library will present a film series at Rockport Opera House, "refugees and Global Migration," the theme of next February's annual Camden Conference.
It has been seven years, and still no justice has been achieved in the criminal trial against Mynor Padilla (former Hudbay head of security and former colonel in the Guatemalan Army) for the murder of Adolfo and aggravated assault against German.
Just as the Third Reich carried out the mass killing of unarmed Jewish men, women, children and elderly, the Guatemalan Army carried out a massive, planned killing of Mayan communities intended to destroy the Mayan people and their culture. In the ...
Just as the Third Reich carried out the mass killing of unarmed Jewish men, women, children and elderly, the Guatemalan Army carried out a massive, planned killing of Mayan communities intended to destroy the Mayan people and their culture. In the ...
"Shots were fired by both groups: the Guatemalans and the Belize joint patrol on that ill-fated night and the following morning, elements of the Guatemalan Army along with civilians from a nearby Guatemalan village entered Belize territory illegally ...
Shots were fired by both groups, the Guatemalans and the Belize joint patrol on that ill-fated night and the following morning elements of the Guatemalan Army along with civilians from a nearby Guatemalan village entered Belizean territory, illegally ...
The morning after the incident, civilians and the Guatemalan Army entered illegally, visited the site, contaminated the scene and withdrew and withheld evidence that could have been useful for the investigation, the report revealed.
According to the holocaust Museum of Houston, around 200,000 people went missing or were killed, and 1.5 million people were displaced when the Guatemalan Army obliterated villages. The conflict lasted around 36 years and ended with the 1996 Oslo ...
She comes from a long line of revolutionaries: many of her loved ones were rebels who died fighting the Guatemalan Army in the country's civil war.
Moreover, the experts unearthed the attempts by members of the Guatemalan Army to try to suppress crucial evidence. The Prime Minister commented that their government should apologize to Belize, and those remarks incensed the Guatemalan officials.


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