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As for Russian trolling in our election, do we really have clean hands when it comes to meddling in elections and the internal politics of regimes we dislike? Sen. John McCain and Victoria Nuland of State egged on the Maidan Square crowds in Kiev that overthrew the elected government of Ukraine.
Indiana GOP senatorial candidate Mike Braun, shown Feb. 20, 2018, has not responded to widow Deb Monroe's request that his campaign take off the air a political ad featuring her deceased husband, an Indianapolis Colts player who was also killed and the Guatemalan immigrant charged with their death ...

Last week, the Mueller investigative team indicted 13 Russian nationals for charges related to interference in the 2016 election. One of the individuals is a Russian billionaire, Yevgeny Prigozhin, who is allegedly the financier of the "troll farm." This company that is solely dedicated to sowing political discord ...
The rally and sign were part of a Russian effort to affect the election, according to a grand jury indictment brought by special counsel Robert Mueller last ... The indictment details how Russian computer specialists created hundreds of social media accounts that in turn created and spread political memes ...
Two years ago, Jimmy Morales's accession to the Presidency of Guatemala reloaded the voters' hopes in the fight against corruption and the purging of the traditional political system. The new president was not a politician. He had campaigned under the slogan "neither corrupt, nor thief", and had captured ...
Two weeks ago, the secretary general of the Organization of American States appointed Mr. Colom to mediate a political crisis in Honduras after contested elections there. Among his tasks in Honduras was to defend a new anti-corruption commission — modeled after the one in Guatemala that has now ...

President Donald Trump has met with and thanked Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for supporting the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel ... Morales recently showed his support for Trump when he announced that Guatemala would move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, following the same ...
(Reuters) – Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon, who is wanted on graft charges, has sought asylum in the United States ... presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon addresses supporters during a political rally in Villa Nueva, on the outskirts of Guatemala City, September 4, 2015.
"The violence against human rights defenders has intensified in regions of political and economic crisis: Venezuela, Brazil, Guatemala, Paraguay, ... President Juan Orlando Hernandez has also ordered his country's National Police to suppress ongoing protests against his controversial re-election.
Baldizon ran twice for president of Guatemala. On Saturday, he was detained in Miami. Baldizon is wanted for charges of bribery and money laundering. As a result of the politician's link with the company Odebrecht, the Guatemalan prosecutors office has carried out 10 raids and arrested three people.
Activists blocked roads and clashed with police in Honduras on Saturday as part of nationwide protests against the contested re-election of President Juan ... Hernandez has implicit backing from the United States, which is pouring millions of dollars into Honduras and neighboring Guatemala and El ...
Guatemala's security forces violently evacuated hundreds of anti-government protesters who planned to gather in front of the Congress on Sunday as ... Impunity in Guatemala, 112 members of the Congress —out of a total of 158 members— were part of the "corruption pact" that has allowed politicians to ...
Guatemalan law requires the congress to begin the process of establishing the “postulation commission” by January 17, Prensa Libre reported. The body will be charged with providing the president with six potential candidates to replace current Attorney General Thelma Aldana, whose four-year mandate ...
The C.I.A. helped overthrow elected leaders in Iran and Guatemala in the 1950s and backed violent coups in several other countries in the 1960s. It plotted ... For the 2000 election in Serbia, the United States funded a successful effort to defeat Slobodan Milosevic, the nationalist leader, providing political ...
BELIZE CITY, Mon. Jan. 15, 2018– On Friday, Wendy Castro, 26, a Guatemalan woman, who is eight months pregnant, was held in police custody over the weekend after she attempted to apply for a Belize social security card but was arrested by San Ignacio police, because she presented a false birth ...
A banner left by Guatemalan prosecutors at ranch seized in a corruption probe reads " A banner left by Guatemalan prosecutors at ranch ...
She was ordered to board a plane bound for Guatemala, but instead ... Martinez-Lemus left the country 25 years ago during violent political ...

Last week, Theresa May accused Russia of “meddling in elections” and trying ... the vast scale of election interventions by both the US and Russia. ... we delivered to selected politicians, to defray their political expenses, ... All this is to say nothing of US-backed coups against democratically elected leaders.
... foreign minister if the Five Star Movement can win national elections. Credit: Getty. The 39-year-old politician said he would take part in Five Star's ... after the election campaign is over, I'll be off to do some reportage. ... a volunteer in Guatemala before joining Five Star and being elected an MP in 2013.
A protester wears a mask depicting Guatemala President Jimmy Morales during a large march. ... pact" that has allowed politicians to maintain impunity in the country. ... and that we are going to demand profound changes in the political system." ... he spent during his 2015 presidential election campaign.
Honduras has a presidential election this month. ... Legislative and municipal elections in El Salvador will take place in March 2018; the next ... In Guatemala, President Jimmy Morales is squandering his political capital.
Moran's election was a major step forward for the traditionally Catholic, ... rights, sending corrupt politicians to jail and expanding its laws to protect more citizens. This has made Guatemala a safer place for LGBTQ citizens, particularly in ... Since being elected, the 57-year-old has worked toward passing key ...
Resisting Hydroelectric Dams in Guatemala: A Matter of Life and Death ... S.A, the Guatemalan subsidiary of an international company behind the ... of these atrocities remains alive in local communities, a lack of political will to ...
Guatemala City (AFP) - A fugitive former Guatemalan ambassador to the United States, Julio Ligorria, was arrested in Spain on Tuesday in ...
Several top ministers in Guatemala's government have resigned and ... interior and finance announced their resignations amid the "political crisis" ... In addition to the resignations, thousands of Guatemalan citizens took to the ...
Guatemalan citizens across the country are taking to the streets to protest a ... decision that made it easier for elected officials to escape punishment for illegally financing elections while reducing prison time for those convicted. ... was formed in 2015 to end political corruption and impunity in Guatemala.
Guatemala faces political uncertainty as it continues its fight against corruption ... Guatemala's political stability suffers again, due to a significant ... Since 2007, the CICIG played a major role in cooperating with Guatemalan prosecutors in order to tackle .... October revelations impact the U.S. election.
Protestors against Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales stand look up toward ... Jimmy Morales stand look up toward Congress in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Sept. ... for alleged irregularities during the election that brought him to office. ... "The politicians are protecting themselves and are not measuring the ...
A complaint against the Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, accusing him of hiding his election campaign fund sources, has been ratified ...
Guatemala is facing a moment of political reckoning. ... business community and politicians, including members of Mr. Morales's political party.
The latest Latin American leader to grab headlines is Guatemalan ... A political outsider, he campaigned on an anti-corruption platform after ...
A Nevada-based mining company's troubles in Guatemala has attracted the ... businesses operating in the area are free from “political reprisal.
Guatemala Supreme Court authorizes congress to study lifting President ... Kenya's electoral commission announces fresh presidential elections to be held on ...
A request to lift Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales' immunity from ... Investigations have targeted several political parties including his ...
Jimmy Morales was elected president of Guatemala in 2015 on a promise ... Commission against Impunity in Guatemala, and the Guatemalan ...
Alfredo Ortega Franco is a Guatemalan international human rights attorney. ... At present, however, the political establishment is divided. ... place and Jimmy Morales, a former comedian, was elected to the highest public office. ... This might explain why, after the election, the FCN was quick to ally itself in ...
Guatemala faced a fresh political crisis Sunday as President Jimmy Morales tried ... to be expelled from the country "in the interests of the Guatemalan ... the subsequent elections and took over as president the following year.
Guatemalan media reported this week that President Morales may be seeking the ... Vice President Jafeth Cabrera, during the 2015 elections. ... Additionally, the Attorney General's Office Unit against Election Offenses has ... be the start of yet another political crisis in Guatemala's leadership only two years ...
Guatemala Insists on Taking Border Limit Differend to ICJ ... 18 de agosto de 2017, 15:26Guatemala, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan President Jimmy ... it will be a pre-election year and the priority that may be subjected to future ... Rwuanda President Criticizes the West for Impossing Political Pattern.
Amanda Morales-Guerra, 33, who took refuge at the Holyrood Episcopal Church Thursday night, plays with her three children Friday afternoon.
On Thursday, local elected officials and clergy gathered in front of the church altar to object to the aggressive immigration policies enacted by ...
A New Fairfield father who was supposed to be deported to Guatemala today was at the airport, waiting to meet officials from U.S. Immigration ...
Duarte, who was extradited last month from Guatemala where he had ... "I have taken this decision in order to stop the political persecution and ...
GUATEMALA CITY – The President of the National Congress, Oscar Stuardo ... affects almost half of Guatemalan children and deprives the country of ... by the end of 2017 a long-term political agreement to reduce current ...
Guatemala From 33,000 km: Contemporary Art, 1960–Present explores a ... “Even during the worst years of war and political repression, artists Roberto ... The exhibit also includes a younger generation of Guatemalan artists ...
Museum Explores Modern Guatemalan Art ... “It demonstrates the surprising extent to which artists in Guatemala participated in the ... “Even during the worst years of war and political repression, artists Roberto Cabrera, Marco ...
Court challenge to Kenya election ... Guatemala Gunmen stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals and opened fire in an assault staged to ...
But critics say the deals are mostly a ploy for politicians to book ... Guatemala City is Doral's latest partner, an arrangement "suggested and approved" by the city's ... The goal is to build Guatemalan business and real estate ... the sister city trips, calling them excuses for elected officials to party overseas.
I'm a mixture of British, Guatemalan and Lebanese, but my mum's side of the family still lived in Guatemala City when I was growing up. We'd ...
Guatemala's political stability suffers again, due to a significant ... played a major role in cooperating with Guatemalan prosecutors in order to ...


 

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