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The latest political victory for the Evangelical camp came in Colombia, with the October 2 referendum on a peace deal to end five decades of war between the government and the Marxist guerrillas of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC ...
Sosa was a church activist in Huehuetenango in Guatemala, a believer in Liberation Theology, at a time when radical priests organized movements for social change during that country's counterinsurgency war. He fell in love with a woman from Nebraska ...
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.
Born to a Guatemalan mother and a Jewish father in Massachusetts, Goldman spent much of his youth in Guatemala, which later influenced his decision to begin writing about Central American civil wars and political unrest during his journalism career and ...
The 39-year-old Argentine said that when he documented the lives of gang members in Guatemala the world was focused on the U.S.

Bernays had engineered a political propaganda campaign in the early 1950s on behalf of the United Fruit Company to destroy the popular President of Guatemala, Jacobo Arbenz Guzman, by traducing the reformer as a godless Communist and paving the ...
In 2008, for example, IBBY built two Libraries in Gaza, both of which were destroyed in the recent war but have since been rebuilt.
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. It ...
But overall the UK is just a bit player in the global drama - the tragedy - which has seen tens of millions of people forced out of their homes because of war and repression. Take for example Iraq. Not commonly ... As AA Gill has pointed out, despite ...
Many of the videos below are from his annual Pavarotti and Friends benefit concerts, which raised money for victims of war and violence in places like Bosnia, Guatemala, Kosovo and Iraq. He used his fame to help people in need, bringing some of the ...
To name a few, Chile, Peru, Argentina, El Salvador and Guatemala have all chased their human rights abusers. ... Not this war. Our soldiers are told to go fight al Qaeda in Yemen. But understand this, Al Qaeda is funded by the Sunnis, many of them ...
Since 2010, the United States and Mexico have apprehended nearly one million people making the perilous trek from the Northern Triangle - El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras - to the U.S.. The scale of the displacement crisis beggars belief. In 2014 ...
The U.N.-backed Commission for Historical Clarification report titled "Guatemala: Memory of Silence," also singled out the U.S.
When it comes to the border, Trump correctly asserts that Mexico is the source of most of the heroin in the US (it produces 45% itself and another 51% comes from Latin America, mostly Colombia and Guatemala, often through Mexico), but relies on a ...
Ongoing excavations of Maya pyramids in several locations across Guatemala have revealed two untouched tombs that have "miraculously escaped" looters' tunnels for more than 1,300 years.
In an often-ignored corner of the world, equally tragic images abound, showing a dreadful and rapidly deteriorating refugee crisis that many do not even know about.

"El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have become virtual war zones where lives seem to be expendable and millions live in constant terror at what gang members or public security forces can do to them or their loved ones," Salil Shetty, the right group ...
1996: A stampede of soccer fans before a World Cup qualifying match in Guatemala City kills 84 people and seriously injures more than 100.
The event began Tuesday with speakers Catherine Nolin, a University of Northern British Columbia geographer, and James Rodriguez, a photographer who documented the uncovering of mass graves in post war Guatemala. On Wednesday, the conversation ...
Venezuela is currently in a severe economic crisis - so severe that the word that is used in Venezuela today is not crisis, but war. And it's no exaggeration - the scale of the crisis requires the permanent mobilization of the whole society in order to ...
Tegucigalpa (AFP) - Central American governments are failing to stem soaring violent crime, pushing people to flee north in record numbers, Amnesty International said.
"It could be from an ancestor or captive of war," he said, though the researchers will have to wait for an epigrapher with scanning equipment to read the badly eroded text.
governments in Central America are fuelling a deepening refugee crisis by failing to tackle rampant violence and sky-high homicide rates in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras which are forcing hundreds of thousands to flee, Amnesty International said ...
Arzu was his country's president from 1996 through 2000 and helped broker the 1996 peace accord ending 36 years of civil war. He was scheduled to deliver a speech about the peace process on Wednesday at Brown University. Guatemala City will be the ...
Arzu was his country's president from 1996 through 2000 and helped broker the 1996 peace accord ending 36 years of civil war. He was scheduled to deliver a speech about the peace process on Wednesday at Brown University. Guatemala City will be the ...
These revelations also confirm that the MS13, which reportedly acquired high-powered weapons from Mexico and Guatemala under Piwa's supervision between April and July, came quite close to launching an all-out war against El Salvador's public ...
Arzu was his country's president from 1996 through 2000 and helped broker the 1996 peace accord ending 36 years of civil war. He was scheduled to deliver a speech about the peace process on Wednesday at Brown University. Guatemala City will be the ...
The current "war" - a term people here use liberally - takes place in a country where memories of an earlier 12-year civil struggle still cut deeply.
The numbers of dead were far fewer than claimed, there were no gas chambers, the holocaust myth was invented by Jews for financial compensation, and that war is, after all, a bloody business were among his central arguments. Down this slippery slope, ...
The 18-year-old student was one of almost 70,000 unaccompanied children the United States government said came to the U.S.-Mexico border about two years ago from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Many were trying to join family members already ...
The U.N.-backed Commission for Historical Clarification report titled "Guatemala: Memory of Silence," also singled out the U.S.
Then I spent 10 years volunteering for a children's charity in Guatemala, hiking the Appalachian Trail, studying French in France, Spanish in Spain, Chinese in Beijing, and Calculus at Kirkwood.
Guatemala City Mayor Alvaro Arzu and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza are scheduled to sign the agreement Wednesday at Providence City Hall.
The U.N.-backed Commission for Historical Clarification report titled "Guatemala: Memory of Silence," also singled out the U.S.
During Guatemala's 36-year civil war (1960-96), families in the area fled for Chiapas, Mexico, to escape mass atrocities perpetrated against Indigenous Maya by military and paramilitary groups throughout the 1980s.
This is the second in a two-part conversation with undocumented immigrants from Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador now living in the Tallahassee area.
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.
The U.S. School of the Americas, initially created for Anti-Communist purposes during the Cold War, is a perfect example of U.S.
The Rural Development Report 2016: Fostering Inclusive Rural Transformation , released by IFAD, is a rallying call to policymakers and development practitioners to win the global war against poverty, the release said. It brings together leading ...
A YEAR AFTER DEADLY mudslide, LITTLE CHANGE IN Guatemala. The site near the ... Moscow appears no closer to getting the U.S.
Moran explained how Guatemala lives in silence and in terror even though its brutal civil war ended in 1996. "We were in silence, our country was in silence because of terror.
"In total, 61 Hispanic-Americans have been awarded the Medal of Honor since the American civil war," he said. "Forty-six of ... 15, which is the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The date also ...
students learned about the use of plant-based medications in traditional Guatemalan medicine and visited a medicinal herbalist who told students about her experiences treating tortured civil war fighters suffering from physical and psychological trauma.
Having fled a war and survived as an immigrant in two countries has taught Felipa Valenzuela about family challenges. The native of Guatemala was one of about 150 people who attended the fourth Encuentro Hispano (Hispanic Encounter) at St. John Paul II ...
The existence of an armed conflict, which has largely determined the country's political and social relations, obviously affects the continuity and the reproduction of violence after the signing of a peace agreement.
During her first year, Kerney enrolled in a Latin American history course that looked at the Guatemalan civil war (1960-1996) and the Guatemalan genocide (1981-1983). The study of Guatemala stuck with her, particularly the involvement of American ...
students learned about the use of plant-based medications in traditional Guatemalan medicine and visited a medicinal herbalist who told students about her experiences treating tortured civil war fighters suffering from physical and psychological trauma.
Guatemala City (Reuters) - Guatemalan archaeologists hope two tombs uncovered in Peten, Guatemala, will shed light on a clash between two kingdoms located in the Maya Lowlands during the Classic Maya period from 250 to 900 AD.
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.


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