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Former Guatemalan finance minister and the chairman of under-fire British-based charity group Oxfam International, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, arrives at a court hearing in Guatemala City on February 23, 2018. Colom and nine ministers of his former government are in prison and on trial for corruption ...
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Juan Alberto Fuentes, former Guatemalan finance minister, stands with his lawyer just before the court ruling on whether he will be released, in Guatemala City, Thursday, March 1, 2018. A judge is to decide whether a case of suspected corruption proceeds against former President Alvaro Colom and 12 ...
The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas sent linemen to Guatemala to help bring power to those less fortunate. ... LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen recently completed a three-week mission to electrify two remote Guatemalan villages near the Mexican border resulting in ...

Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas linemen recently completed a mission to bring electricity to two remote villages in Guatemala. Lineman Terry Harkey with ... "We started at a point that had it, we took it that many miles and give it to a village that never had any," Harkey said. Harkey said if it weren't for the ...
(GUATEMALA CITY) -- Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, ... were announced Thursday by an alliance of U.S., European and GUATEMALAn archaeologists working with Guatemala's Mayan Heritage and Nature ...
Guatemala City (AP) -- Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than ...
a hidden mayan city of more than 60,000 previously unknown structures have been uncovered beneath thick jungle foliage in Guatemala thanks to LiDAR laser technology. a new national geographic documentary revealed the mayan 'megalopolis' in what is being called a 'major breakthrough' in mayan ...
The goal is to strengthen community cohesion to tackle problems like a lack of sanitation and draw more visitors to the town, helping create jobs around ... community organizer, who, single at 29 and having gone to technical school for career administration, is already bucking social norms in Guatemala.
Researchers recently uncovered more than 60,000 houses, palaces, highways and other hidden Mayan ruins in Guatemala, thanks to laser technology, according to National Geographic. The new laser technology -- called Light Detection and Ranging, or LiDAR -- "digitally removed the tree canopy from ...
Forest burns in the El Peten area of northern Guatemala in this May 10, 1998 photo. Smoke from hundreds of forest fires raging in Central America and southern Mexico is drifting more than 2,000 miles north, causing health and air traffic problems in states from Texas to Florida.(AP Photo/Mynor ...
With the help of a pioneering laser-mapping technology, researchers have made a major archaeological discovery in Guatemala. ... For example, the team discovered a network of wide, elevated causeways that linked Maya cities and may have been used to facilitate trade between different regions.
Sierra was shot to death while traveling in a private car in Guatemala City's Zone 11. He was taken by local firefighters to Roosevelt hospital, but died on the way. Witnesses say Sierra was attacked by two armed assailants riding a motorcycle, but it's unkown the assassination was planned. Unconfirmed ...
The government forced tens of thousands of farmers into so-called model villages to isolate them from the guerrillas. They were promised health care and other services, but were left to die from malnutrition and treatable illnesses. Now, in one of the many hamlets, their bodies are being unearthed, identified ...

(Guatemala City) -- Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, ... were announced Thursday by an alliance of U.S., European and Guatemalan archaeologists working with Guatemala's Mayan Heritage and Nature ...
Guatemalan authorities have arrested a lawmaker and former president of Congress who is under investigation in connection with the sale of phantom jobs at the legislature. Aristides Crespo Villegas was detained Tuesday while driving in Guatemala City, handcuffed by police and taken before a judge to ...
The remaining 14 people were looked at and treated for distress and hypothermia, Maier said. He said the group was rescued from the top of the mountain, where they were located by border agents and Marines. The group of illegal aliens had traveled from Guatemala and had been walking through the ...
San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala--Ixkot, the Mayan glyph, is a double-headed bird facing both the future and the past. It has adorned the hand-woven blouses, or huipils, of Mayan women for centuries, and is now the icon of a group of Mayan weavers fighting their way into the Guatemalan political arena.
Thousands gathered in a colonial city in Guatemala this week for an annual Christmas tradition. They marked the beginning of the Christmas season by what's called "The Burning of the Devil." Every year on the night of Dec. 7, Guatemalans build bonfires to burn effigies of the devil. It is a tradition that ...
In this June 17, 2015 photo, U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Todd D. Robinson poses for photos during an interview in Guatemala City. ... He regularly criticized Guatemalan lawmakers, once even calling them "idiots" for hiring an American lobbying firm to improve relations between the two countries.
That evening, we sampled Guatemala's Zacapa rum, rated by many as the finest n the world, at the classy Casa del Ron in the middle of town. Lake Atitlan sits in a giant crater in the southwest highlands, ringed by 18 villages and three towering, conical volcanoes. We stayed in Panajachel, a rather ...
On their nine-day trip next spring, they will work with Worthy Village, a non-profit, to distribute the simple water purifiers to families. #The purifier is two stacked five-gallon buckets attached with a basic filtration system that filters clean water into the lower bucket, which has a spigot to dispense the water.
About five million children in the United States have an undocumented parent. These families have always been at risk of separation if the parents are detained, but expanded immigration enforcement actions under the Trump administration may increase that risk. Immigration attorneys are warning that ...
Sitting atop the largest pyramid in the world in northern Guatemala's ancient Mayan city El Mirador, I tried to imagine how the city below looked nearly 2500 years ago. Standing nearby, the site's principal archaeologist, Dr Richard Hansen, explained how this had been one of the greatest cities of the ancient ...
A judge issued a warrant for Corado's arrest in February 1991, but he managed to evade capture until 2013 when he was arrested in Guatemala where he worked as bus driver in the town of Jutiapa, according to authorities. In 2015, he was extradited to California, authorities said. Jurors also decided it was ...
We took to the water of Lake Atitlan in the highlands of the country to visit the steep hills and narrow streets of the villages that dot its banks, then back on the ... The time between two of Central America's most vibrant cities - Guatemala City and San Salvador - is so quick you can have breakfast in one and ...
On May 15th, 1984, Felix Estrada went on a morning run near the University of San Carlos in Guatemala City, just as he did every day. His brother Salomon, who he shared a room with, heard him come back, shower, get dressed, and leave again at 6:30AM. At first, it seemed like any other morning.
Guatemala City -- Guatemalan Congresswoman Sandra Moran on Dec. 1 introduced a bill to recognize the right to gender identity and allow for transgender people to amend their birth certificates to coincide with their self-identification. The bill was presented with support from trans organizations, ...
The airline celebrating its first anniversary on Friday, December 1 says it transported 162,000 passengers during the past year on its 11 routes to Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador and Nicaragua. The company started with the first flight between Costa Rica and Guatemala City, and now includes Managua, ...
Sitting atop the largest pyramid in the world in northern Guatemala's ancient Mayan city El Mirador, I tried to imagine how the city below looked nearly 2,500 years ago. Standing nearby, the site's principal archaeologist, Dr. Richard Hansen, explained how this had been one of the greatest cities of the ...
Guatemala City, the capital and largest urban center in Central America, is where you'll start your dreamy adventure, but you probably don't need to spend ... Now that you've fueled up for the hour-long journey, hit the road for Antigua, a charming colonial town of Spanish architecture, cobbled streets and ...
Visiting the bountiful archeological sites of Guatemala and Honduras was definitely the highlight of my trip. But there were plenty of other exciting things to see and do in the 12 days split between the two countries. Weave a historical tale: The Guatemalan tradition of weaving with a backstrap loom dates ...
The U.S. Embassy spokesman in Guatemala City wondered why Time Magazine would want to photograph and interview the ambassador there. ... girls retrieving water following a gun battle between members of the Guerrilla army of the Poor and Guatemalan Army soldiers in San Juan Cotzal, Guatemala.
A year-end report by the Guatemalan National Center of epidemiology says that 49 babies currently have microcephaly after being born from ...
9 to the custody of Guatemalan law enforcement officials by ERO officers in Guatemala City, Guatemala. According to Guatemalan authorities, ...
Honduras blames Guatemala for "trash islands" gathering at sea ... of the Honduran town of Omoa, claimed communities in Guatemala are dumping ... River which runs along the Guatemalan side of the border with Honduras.
Being an Indigenous woman in Guatemala is even harder. ... economic violence experienced by many Guatemalan women, indigenous women also ... 30km northwest of Guatemala City, a group of Mayan women are trying to change things. Nestled between mountain ranges, the women of this remote town go about their ...
Guatemala prosecutors Raid Millicom Offices in Graft Probe. Nov. ... Guatemala City (Reuters) - Guatemala's attorney general and a United ... Guatemalan police arrested 17 people in July on suspicion of involvement in a ...
Guatemala Mayor 'Tres Kiebres': The Art of Being '3 Times Broken' ... The issue was what the people at the municipality's monthly town hall .... traffickers in eastern Guatemala, Guatemalan and US investigators ... 3K also won contracts in nearby Municipalities. ..... He has placed cameras all over city hall.
And Guatemala, the Central American country tucked under Mexico, is the ... There are a few key stops that should be part of any luxe Guatemalan vacation. ... three volcanos are villages and towns each with their own identities and ... and have flown in from Guatemala City by helicopter (the main airport is ...
Local students are putting their colouring skills to work to help raise money for a Mayan village in Guatemala. The charity Aldea Maya has been ...
Eva, Latchana explained, was adopted from Guatemala City over ten years ago after a long process of paperwork, applications and waiting.
17, is located on Liberacion Boulevard in Guatemala City, near La Aura ... To own and operate the first Guatemalan location, Denny's chose a ...
At 3 p.m. on Monday, she is booked to fly back to Guatemala, a country ... from Monjas, a rural community 50 miles southeast of Guatemala City.
The biggest threat to this Guatemalan coffee farm isn't Starbucks. ... Guatemala City, Guatemala (CIRCA) - This family's coffee legacy, which ...
The biggest threat to this Guatemalan coffee farm isn't Starbucks. ... Guatemala City, Guatemala (CIRCA) - This family's coffee legacy, which ...
A Guatemalan national, who resides in Armenia Village, remains in police custody tonight pending directives from the Office of the Director of ...


 

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