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updated Fri. January 5, 2018

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05 Jan 2018 --- The world's largest food commodities supplier, Cargill has reported lower profits in its Q2 results as overflowing crops continued to weigh on its grain trading business. The company's adjusted operating profit declined 8 percent year-on-year to USUS$948m in the quarter ended November 30, while net profit ...
The makeup of defendants in El Paso began to change in 2014 when rampant violence and human rights violations sparked an exodus from the Northern Triangle--Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador. Today, most of those charged with illegal entry are from Central America. They include many families ...
This woman -- and three other local Guatemalans related to people killed in the war -- spoke to WBUR on condition of anonymity. She fears allies of .... Guatemala's top human rights prosecutor, Hilda Pineda, said officials there are waiting to arrest and charge Samayoa once he's deported. "I think he is a ...
Guatemalan women take on Canada's mining giants over 'horrific human rights abuses' ... It was the first time Choc Cac had ever left Guatemala. ... military and and private security personnel linked to a Canadian mining company descended on the secluded village of Lote Ocho in eastern Guatemala.
According to human rights groups, more than 40,000 people were "disappeared" during Guatemala's 36 years of internal conflict. [Moises Castillo/AP] ... This woman -- and three other local Guatemalans related to people killed in the war -- spoke to WBUR on condition of anonymity. She fears allies of ...
While taking the knee against racism, injustice, and inequality would have made no sense in Guatemala, in the work of the Nobel women's Initiative we stand with and spotlight the women human rights defenders who put their lives on the line day after day to protect their land, the environment, and their ...
An estimated 200,000 people were killed, and 45,000 more disappeared, during Guatemala's 36-year civil war, which ended in 1996. A truth commission later found the state to be responsible for 93 percent of the human rights abuses during that time. And the 80 million pages of police documents currently ...
... an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. Those actions earned David a Rabbinic human rights Hero Award from T'ruah, a network of 1,800 rabbis and cantors from all branches of Judaism who aim to protect and expand human rights in North America, Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories.
The most vulnerable countries have been identified as Haiti, Guyana, Bolivia, Honduras and Guatemala. Projected variations in rainfall patterns ...
"The forum will showcase the many ways in which human rights education ... Guatemaltecas (Guatemala); Charlene Bearhead, Education lead, ...
The reforms come as the Guatemalan Attorney General's office continues to ... according to the Centre for human rights Legal Action (CALDH).
'No Safe Place': Salvadorans, Guatemalans and Hondurans seeking asylum ... gender-based violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras from criminal ... after they reported having suffered human rights abuses there.
Public prosecutors in Guatemala want him to stand trial there for murder and manslaughter. ... Dartmouth, who has studied Guatemalan migrants in New England. ... the worst human-rights violators living among us and properly removing ... To Guatemalans who lived through the repression meted out by ...
The lives and safety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people (LGBTI) from violence-ridden El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras are at an increased risk as authorities in their countries fail to protect them, leaving them with no choice but to flee their countries and face further dangers in ...

Guatemalan journalist Jerson Xitumul Morales imprisoned after covering protests ... for the Protection of human rights Defenders of Guatemala, told CPJ. ... "journalists in Guatemala must be able to report on issues of public ...
The UN official said that Guatemalans live two different realities, one that ... human rights violations," the UN commissioner said in a statement.
Mexico's national watchdog for human rights has condemned federal .... Meanwhile, in Guatemala, police arrested journalist Jerson Antonio Xitumul ... protests against the Guatemalan Nickel firm for Prensa Comunitaria in the ...
The violent image of unrestrained power in Guatemala in the 1980s was an army ... The US has trained Guatemalan soldiers since the 1940s and supported ... cut off military assistance because of the grave human rights violations. ... In 2013 alone, over 900,000 Guatemalans migrated to the US together ...
Presentation: human rights Litigation in Guatemala ... and was the first instance of Guatemalan courts prosecuting sexual violence relating to ...
UN High Commissioner for human rights Zeid bin Ra'ad Zeid al-Hussein addresses the press in El Salvador. Photo: OHCHR Guatemala ...
Guatemalan journalist imprisoned after covering protests ... Unit for the Protection of human rights Defenders of Guatemala, told CPJ. ... "journalists in Guatemala must be able to report on issues of public interest without ...
But then, with the wars in Vietnam and Afghanistan, and with its tolerance for notorious dictators in Chile, Guatemala, China and Zaire, the US ...
According to the Guatemalan daily Prensa Libre, the refugees continue ... help despite growing criticism from human rights organizations. Over 450 refugees remain trapped in the border area between Guatemala and Mexico, ...
Yet as Guatemalans have learned, in a region where governing institutions have ... Driving Guatemala's anti-graft campaign is the United ... that human rights violators were brought to justice for acts during the country's 36-year civil war. ... annual bill, started talking up the Guatemalan model of fighting graft.
Since 2015, the anti-impunity commission and Guatemalan prosecutors ... for all human rights defenders in Guatemala and Central America.
However, most are ultimately rejected, suggesting attorneys are exploiting the "slow and hesitant manner" that Guatemala's courts deal with such petitions in order to delay prosecutions. Guatemalan law allows judges a maximum of 31 days to resolve amparos. But Human Rights Watch found that reaching ...
Guatemalan law allows judges a maximum of 31 days to resolve amparos. But Human Rights Watch found that reaching a decision typically ...
Sandra Moran, the first openly LGBTQ member of Guatemala's Congress, ... January 2016 the first openly LGBTQ member of the Guatemalan Congress, ... made strides to strengthen the rule of law and respect human rights, sending ... toward passing key legislation that would protect LGBTQ Guatemalans.
It is legally noteworthy that the Guatemalan company CGN is included ... This decision was a long overdue victory for human rights and work to ...
... to protect women leaders who protect human rights," added Paivi Kannisto, ... In both Guatemala and Burundi, armed conflicts have left a legacy of ... In Guatemala, women make up only 38 per cent of the judiciary and they ...
Until now Guatemalan law has allowed for the death penalty in cases ... it is necessary for the respect of human rights in Guatemala," he added.
President of the Presidential human rights Commission, Jorge Luis ... Commission to End Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) by declaring him ...
... for nine Guatemalan human rights groups, launched on Wednesday an ... "In Guatemala, forced disappearances consisted in a systematic ...
On Thursday, Colombian human rights activist and union lawyer ... Maya Mam community members during his visit to Guatemala in 2016 for its ...
I'm in Kabul, Afghanistan, launching a new Human Rights Watch report I ... Germany, Guatemala, Honduras, Malawi, Nepal, the Netherlands, ...
This handout picture released on October 19, 2017 by the Center for Legal Action on human rights (CALDH) shows Guatemalan Aura Lolita ...
On Wednesday, Oct. 18, the 2017-18 human rights Film Series presented the emotional and powerful Guatemalan documentary, "Finding Oscar." ... The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala" and deals with archives that ...
Demonstrators protest against the incumbent Guatemalan president Morales ... Nineth Montenegro is a long-time human rights activist whose ...
According to the Center for Legal Action for human rights, CALDH, Luis ... Guatemala's former intelligence chief Jose Rodriguez is also on trial ...
She even had human rights advocates cancel interviews with her when they ... an estimated 200,000 Indigenous Mayans and Ladinos in Guatemala. ... that led to convictions for grave crimes tied to the Guatemalan genocide, ...
Guatemalans Confront government Over Its Resistance to Fight corruption ... in Guatemala City during a national strike demanding that Guatemalan ... of the majority of the human rights violations during the country's civil war.
Caya Simonsen, who just finished six months as a human rights accompanier in the Huehuetenango department of Guatemala, will give a ...
The Constitutional Court blocked both efforts, after tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the street in protest and the human rights ...
8, 2015 file photo, Guatemala's former President Otto Perez Molina, ... An international human rights group says Guatemalan courts are foot- ...
Mexico City (AP) -- The governmental human rights commission ... residents are of Mayan Indian ancestry as are many Guatemalans. The commission said a witness told the victim's brother the agents thought she was Guatemalan. ... 133 migrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras who were ...
The UN human rights chief said yesterday that he was "disturbed" by the ... "I call on the Guatemalan government to allow CICIG to carry out its ...
(New York) - Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales's order to expel the ... the rule of law in Guatemala and should be reversed, human rights ...


 

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