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While most participating practitioners are American, several Guatemalan physical therapists based in Zacapa - a municipality near the country's border with Honduras - participate as well. This upcoming August, the largest group of Temple participants ...
young people from Central America continue to cross the U.S. border. Can programs funded by humanitarian assistance targeting root causes of migration ...
In 2006, Orphan Outreach founder Mike Douris told the Guatemalan government that the orphanage's design wasn't a good idea.
In Guatemala, it served 50,000 families across 21 Municipalities between 2010 and 2014. It funded 26,761 vocational courses and involved ... Residents of the cities and towns served reported reductions in extortion, blackmail, drug sales, homicides ...
Alfredo Verderosa entrevista Guatemala City - Guatemala and other countries of Latin America and the Caribbean must continue to develop a more proactive, all-inclusive response to cybercrime and cyber terrorism.
Two young men put finishing touches on an elaborate sawdust pattern created on the surface of a cobblestone street in Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. About 7-1/2 miles of streets in the Central American city are covered with flower and sawdust carpets in ...
For the past three decades the residents of the Guatemalan village of Sumpango, have maintained the tradition of dressing up as their favorite TV or film character.
police and government officials from Guatemala have been in Miami all week visiting schools and shadowing Miami-Dade schools police as part of a training program organized by the U.S.
Located on the outskirts of Guatemala City, the uprisings began on the evening of March 7 and after girls began to flee the center, 52 were rounded up by police and locked into a small room as punishment.
Los Angeles, March 22nd 2017 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Venezuelan feminists protested outside the Guatemalan Embassy last Friday in solidarity with the 43 young girls that died March 7th due to burns and asphyxiation.
The assaults in Guatemala City appeared to have been carried out by the Barrio 18 gang, one of two powerful gangs, a police spokesman in the capital said.
An undocumented Guatemalan immigrant, chained for being charged as a criminal, prepares to board a deportation flight to Guatemala City, Guatemala, at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport on June 24, 2011, in Mesa, Arizona. ... Homeland security officials on ...
For 17 years, a New Holland church has sent teams to Guatemala to care for Missionaries ... For the past 17 years, members of Christian Fellowship Church in New Holland have made it their mission to cater to missionaries in Guatemala. ... One was a 4 ...
Inmates climb to the roof as a fire breaks out during a riot at the youth and men's reformatory, Centro Correccional Etapa II, in San Jose Pinula, Guatemala, Sunday, March 19, 2017. At least one man died, a jail monitor, during the riot, according the ...
But while the growing number of establishments in Antigua and other Guatemalan cities making artisanal chocolate is a fairly recent phenomenon of the last 10 years or so, the history of chocolate in Guatemala, goes back much further. ... growing ...
The number of teen-age girls who died when a fire broke out on the morning of March 8th in a state-run home for minors on the outskirts of Guatemala City now stands at forty. Those who perished were among fifty-two girls who'd been confined to a ...
Two Belizeans have been killed in the neighboring Town of Melchor de Mencos, Peten, Guatemala in less than a week.
Pictured from left are Sierra Smith, Sue Kline and Abbie Lee working on a church/school being built in Nueva Concepcion, Guatemala. Pictured in back is Pastor Mark Lee, a missionary to Guatemala. Members of Rolling Acres Christian Reformed Church in ...
Every 100 meters (yards) on the 12-kilometer (7.5-mile) route, a new group will relieve the sweating, swaying men, until the antique sculpture of Jesus falling under the weight of the cross has made its way through the city center. There are ...
ANTIGUA Guatemala, Guatemala (AP) - The rising sun hasn't lit up the cobblestone streets of this colonial city yet, but people of all ages are busy covering them with brightly colored sawdust mosaics and carpets made of flowers and fruits. Many have ...
Guatemala City -- Guatemalan authorities arrested three former child welfare officials Monday who were responsible for overseeing a youth shelter where 40 girls died from a fire.
Guatemala City -- Guatemala's president called for a restructuring of his country's youth shelter system following a fire that killed at least 36 girls at an overcrowded government facility for children, sending a nation into shock and anger.
... a southern neighborhood of Guatemala City, as family and friends said farewell to Siona Hernandez, 17. She was among those who died in the blaze Wednesday in the Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home for children in San Jose Pinula, a village just ...
At least 35 girls were killed after a fire broke out in a state-run home for children in Guatemala. They reportedly had ... The facility near Guatemala City is meant to house only 500 youths - but authorities said at least 800 were living there at the ...
At least 35 girls were killed after a fire broke out in a government shelter for children in Guatemala. They were reportedly locked inside a small room and ... The shelter houses at least 750 children up to the age of 18 in the municipality of San Jose ...
The media relations office for the San Juan de Dios and Roosevelt hospitals said the seven died from serious burns suffered in the fire at the Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home in San Jose Pinula, 10 kilometers (six miles) east of Guatemala City ...
(Repeats story first published late on Thursday) By Sofia MenchuGUATEMALA CITY, March 9 (Reuters) - The blaze that killed 34 girls and maimed others at an overcrowded Guatemalan shelter for abused teens broke out in a tiny room they were locked in to ...
Consuelo Garrido lights a candle in remembrance of the victims of a fire at a youth shelter, at a makeshift memorial outside the morgue where the bodies are being identified, in Guatemala City. hospital officials say the death toll in the Wednesday ...
Catholic nuns hold a candlelight vigil outside the National Palace in remembrance of the girls who died in a fire at the Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home in Guatemala City, Thursday, March 9, 2017. A blaze that killed at least 34 girls at a shelter ...
GREENSBURG - Members of a local church will travel to Guatemala this week to build a home for an impoverished family, interact with students, teach important medical practices to midwives, and help with community projects.
A man holds a sign that reads in Spanish: "We're all guilty" during a protest outside the presidential house to demand justice for the girls who died in a fire at the Virgin of the Assumption Safe Home in Guatemala City, Thursday, March 9, 2017. A ...
Marta Lidia Garcia (C) holds a portrait of her 17-year-old daughter Siona Hernandez, who died in a fire at a state-run shelter, during her funeral at Ciudad Peronia neighbourhood, in Villa Nueva municipality, south of Guatemala City on March 10, 2017 ...
Service to more regional cities will make O'Hare more attractive to connecting passengers and help United win back market share in its hometown hub, said Kirby, who was president of American until last year.
relatives waited Thursday at a morgue in Guatemala City to learn the names of girls who died in the blaze at the children's home.
(Adds more girls with life-threatening injuries, quotes from hospital officials) By Sofia MenchuGuatemala CITY, March 9 (Reuters) - A fire that ripped through an overcrowded home for abused children in Guatemala killed at least 30 people, mostly girls ...
My childhood home is gone and so is the Chinese restaurant next to it. But my street in the urban center of Guatemala City remains its bustling old self.
CALDWELL, NJ -- The alleged murderer of a Guatemalan man found stabbed to death in a Caldwell apartment last month has been apprehended in Missouri, authorities say.
Guatemala City (AFP) - The United States on Monday lent weight to fighting drug trafficking and corruption in Guatemala with a visit by a State Department official focused on those issues. William Brownfield, US Assistant Secretary for International ...
FRONTERA COMALAPA, Mexico (CNS) - In the early 1980s, parishioners at the Santo Nino de Atocha parish in this town on the Mexico-Guatemala border opened their church and homes to refugees fleeing civil war in Guatemala. Three decades later ...
JASPER - A lineworker from Dubois Rural Electric Cooperative will be traveling to Central America this month to help bring electricity to a village for the first time. Dubois Rural Electric Cooperative lineworker Tyler Asbell will join a crew of 15 ...
But my street in the urban center of Guatemala City remains its bustling old self. Buses growl and spit exhaust. Cars race down the narrow ... While a pilgrimage to my hometown was important for me, I usually tell first-time visitors to Guatemala to ...
The Cape Town Magistrate's Court denied him bail in May last year. The Western Cape High Court dismissed his appeal against this decision in October.
Photo: Jesse FoxGuatemala City is divided into these zones. La Limonada is in Zone 1, I believe. It's the largest slum in Central America.
"It's an international partnership committee with the Guatemalan presbytery based in the city of Quetzaltenango - more commonly referred to as Xela," explained Krapf, 70.
Cape Town - Guatemalan murder accused Diego Dougherty is expected to appear in the Western Cape High Court for a pre-trial hearing on Friday.
El Mirador (Spanish for lookout) is a group of Mayan pyramids and settlements, abandoned since 1,000 BC, that occupy the most secluded nooks of one of Central America's largest rainforests in northern Guatemala. Discovered in 1926, they've been the ...
February 24 marked an important occasion in the life of the Guatemalan village of Chuinahtahuyup: Russian volunteers of the Health&Help charity program opened the doors of their clinic to more than 15,000 residents of the village and nearby settlements ...
Buses often came to his town to take young men away. Resisting once would just mean being picked up the next time. So he gritted his teeth and made the trip to Guatemala City, about two hours southwest. He worked for 30 months in the Guatemalan air ...
Guatemala City: Guatemala has expelled a Dutch 'abortion ship' carrying activists who had vowed to help women circumvent the country's longstanding prohibition against terminating pregnancies, the army said on Sunday (Feb 26).


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