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ARRIAGA, Chiapas - This sweltering Mexican village sits about 1,200 miles south of Texas, but the complaints about foreigners would sound familiar in the Lone Star State: People crossing the river illegally from the south are driving down wages, taking ...
The Washington, D.C.-based World Justice Project (WJP) just published its ranking of countries throughout the world on a rule of law Index that measures how people view justice in their everyday life.
Rodriguez isn't alone: Anyone whose work requires traveling outside Guatemala's capital to midsized cities and towns is often forced to confront infrastructure that is, at best, inadequate. A recent study by Dalberg, ... Just one example: it's only 60 ...
Guatemala City (AP) - Guatemalan authorities say armed attackers have killed the mayor of a northern municipality near the country's border with Mexico. The man's 12-year-old daughter was also slain in the attack. police spokesman Jorge Aguilar says ...

ARRIAGA, Chiapas - This sweltering Mexican village sits about 1,200 miles south of Texas, but the complaints about foreigners would sound familiar in the Lone Star State: People crossing the river illegally from the south are driving down wages, taking ...
Guatemala City (AP) - Guatemalan police say they have arrested a U.S. man wanted by the FBI for the 2008 murder of a woman in California.
However, the public hospital he is in has limited resources and his family say every time he needs a test or scan he is moved to a different hospital in another city. They are concerned that this puts him at risk of the aneurysm rupturing. His partner ...
Rafts made of inflatable tires and wooden slats ferry people and goods across the Suchiate River separating Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, and Tecun Uman, ...
A family have desperately appealed for help in funding urgent brain surgery for their son in Guatemala. Peter McGarry, 38, from Dunmurry, but living in ...
There is new video tonight showing Guatemalan navy vessels allegedly making incursions into Belizean waters. The first video is from 11 ... They were reportedly interacting with an event in the river-side village on the Guatemalan side. They also ...
Guatemala City, Oct. 20 - An Asian man has been arrested along with two Guatemalans in the capital of the Central American country after being accused of coordinating the entry of a container filled with cigarettes smuggled from China, judicial ...
Guatemalan Taxis Drivers Ready to Fight Emerging Uber. By: Adriana Peralta - @AdriPeraltaM - Oct 21, 2016, 3:12 ... Currently, Uber is in its pilot recruitment phase.
However the public hospital he is in has limited resources and his family say every time he needs a test or scan he is moved to a different hospital in another city. They are concerned that this puts him at risk of the aneurysm rupturing. His partner ...
In recent weeks, archeologists have found two tombs in Guatemala that have "miraculously" escaped the notice of looters, and the contents could well shake up everything we know about how the Mayan empire worked, according to Fox News Latino.
artists Reyna Sofia Lantan and Mandy Joha also drew attention to the violence with a performance titled "We Want Ourselves Alive" in Guatemala City's Central Park, where the latter wrapped herself in wire and smeared herself with red paint to simulate ...

Whereas the Guatemalans are claiming that the Belizeans were found in Guatemalan waters, Eric "Ricky" Foster, 33, a fisherman and farmer of Punta Gorda, Toledo, told Amandala tonight that he was well inside Belizean territory.
The tombs were found at the ancient ruins of Holmul, 300 miles north of Guatemala City, and date back to about 650-700AD, the era of Maya dominance before their mysterious collapse a few centuries later.
A visiting delegation from Guatemala City met with Providence officials Wednesday to sign an agreement that will formalize economic and cultural exchange between the two cities. The signing of the agreement on the first day of the ... Providence is ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Guatemala's capital and Rhode Island's capital are now sister cities after a former Guatemalan president's visit to Providence. Guatemala City Mayor Alvaro Arzu and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed the sister city agreement ...
Twelve people from the Farmington community are in the process of organizing a volunteer trip to Guatemala City during February break through Safe Passage, a non-profit organization empowering Guatemalan children with educational opportunities.
They are typically given the choice to leave immediately or stay, and be killed. Central America's desperate citizens, or deseperados, are fleeing their homes in ...
The government of Belize (GOB) has issued a press release announcing that six (6) Belizeans were detained earlier this afternoon by a Guatemalan coastal ...
Singer Gaby Moreno performs onstage during The Los Angeles Times and Hoy 2015 Latinos de Hoy Awards at Dolby Theatre on October 11, 2015 in ...
The tombs were found at the ancient ruins of Holmul, 300 miles north of Guatemala City, and date back to about 650-700AD, the era of Maya dominance before their mysterious collapse a few centuries later.
A visiting delegation from Guatemala City met with Providence officials Wednesday to sign an agreement that will formalize economic and cultural exchange between the two cities. The signing of the agreement on the first day of the ... Providence is ...
Flights to San Jose - originating from cities across the United States and Canada - are expected to be 35% cheaper than the median airfare for international flights from "November through January roughly," Kayak's David Solomito said in a phone ...
Spokesman for the police, Jose Aguilar, said the authorities, located the migrants in a vehicle parked at a hotel in the eastern municipality of Esquipulas, bordering with Honduras. Of that group and according to their statements, 77 people are ...
Brooke USA Ambassador and professional polo player Nic Roldan accompanied Brooke USA Executive Director Emily Dulin to Guatemala in September to experience firsthand Brooke's work focused on improving the lives of that country's horses, donkeys, and ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Guatemala's capital and Rhode Island's capital are now sister cities after a former Guatemalan president's visit to Providence. Guatemala City Mayor Alvaro Arzu and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza signed the sister city agreement ...
Martha Egan, a collector and donor of Latin American textiles, will be speaking at CSU's Avenir Museum of design and Merchandising on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Guatemala City Mayor Alvaro Arzu, left, and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza talk after signing a sister city agreement on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Providence City Hall in Providence, RI. Arzu was Guatemala's president from 1996 through 2000. (AP ...
Twelve people from the Farmington community are in the process of organizing a volunteer trip to Guatemala City during February break through Safe Passage, a non-profit organization empowering Guatemalan children with educational opportunities.
TRAVERSE CITY - John Cox holds intimate ties with Coyolate, a small village in southwest Guatemala. Cox, executive director for surgical services at Munson Medical Center, has built relationships with Coyolate villagers through several mission trips ...
Richard Tsong-Taatarii, Star Tribune Alma Perez Pivaral, an immigrant from Guatemala, waited 120 days for a renewed work permit.
This is a story about what happens when a teen with a nose ring and ripped jeans shows up in an isolated Guatemalan community where all the girls with whom Nila Richards-Hegnauer shared a childhood now are married and mothers of children.
The lack of enough schools in the country, particularly in rural areas, and the fact that some sectors undervalue the importance of education, accounts for a large part of Guatemala's dropout rate, Spross said. Some Municipalities, like Panzos in Alta ...
A worker measures a tree to see if its ready to be cut in the forest of Carmelita, 360 miles, 600 kilometers north of Guatemala City, Aug. 28, 2002. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jaime Puebla. On the second Monday of ... Roughly 60 percent of the population, or 6 ...
He's leading a delegation to Rhode Island meant to strengthen its commercial, tourist and cultural ties with Guatemala.
Kaitlyn Jarrett, a Foothill high school junior, recently returned from Guatemala City, Guatemala, where she represented Team USA in the youth Pan American Games in weightlifting.
Angelita, just 18 years old, is already an expert in a coffee cultivation, a volunteer firefighter and smokejumper, her community's de facto E.M.
According to the website, "Our journey began in 2010 when, as four university students, we took two cameras and spent our summer living on $1 a day in a rural Guatemalan village. Our academic and professional understanding of economic development ...
Public works project outside the National Palace, Guatemala City, Guatemala. Photo: World Bank/Maria Fleischmann. Print.
He says he left for the United States as a teen because there was no work for him in his small town in the north. He worked cutting trees in White Plains, N.Y.
The goal of the event is to raise more than $2,000 toward purchasing a rain cistern and water filtration system for the village of Panhux in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Questions can be directed to Cassandra Soto at cassandra.soto22@stu.bryanisd.org or ...
It will be about trekking in Guatemala, and fine-dining in Cape Town; it will be about haggling on the streets of Fes, and taking a siesta in Seville.
27, 2016 photo shows the street address and light meter of a home in the abandoned neighborhood El Cambray in Santa Catarina Pinula on the outskirts of Guatemala City, one year after a mudslide destroyed the neighborhood. The 181 homes that were ...
The tombs in Peten, 310 miles (500 kilometers) from the capital, Guatemala City, escaped decades of looting at the site, a group of archaeologists said at a news conference Monday.
This Sept. 20, 2016 photo shows shoes scattered on the ground near the site where a landslide hit the El Cambray neighborhood one year ago in Santa Catarina Pinula on the outskirts of Guatemala City. One year after a massive landslide killed at least ...


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