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Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales shows his inked finger as he votes at a polling station during a referendum on a border dispute with Belize. | Photo: Reuters .... I mean, Belize,” explained Morales, the president of Guatemala and the former performer of the racist practice of black-face comedy.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales talks with photographers after voting in a plebiscite concerning a border dispute with Belize, in Guatemala City, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Guatemalans are deciding whether their government should request the International Court of Justice to resolve the dispute that ...

Casting his vote Sunday, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said his country and Belize currently have cordial relations and the aim of the referendum is to ultimately resolve the conflict. "It is a good step. After so many years fighting, I think it is right that we have a frontier," said Fernando Chajon, ...
Efforts by Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to boost turnout have foundered on the rocks of his low popularity. Guatemala has made claims over more than half of Belize's territory, dating to when its English-speaking neighbour was a British colony known as British Honduras. The border issue goes ...
Former Guatemalan military dictator Efrain Rios Montt died at the age of 91 on Sunday, a bitterly divisive figure in the country's long civil war who escaped a 2013 genocide conviction only to face renewed charges last year. At the time of his death, which his lawyer Luis Rosales announced, Rios Montt was ...
MEXICO CITY — Guatemalan legislators on Monday overwhelmingly voted to keep President Jimmy Morales's immunity from prosecution, a measure that protects him from a campaign finance investigation that has roiled the country's politics. The vote in Congress rejected a request from Guatemala's ...

The Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales will attend a ceremony on May 16 to transfer his country's embassy to Israel from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem, Guatemalan Foreign Minister Sandra Joviel said. “The president is expected to attend the embassy transfer ceremony to Jerusalem,” the minister ...
This peaceful hotel boasts colonial charm, good food and large bedrooms. You'll certainly find serenity staying here – especially in the granite-lined courtyard where vines creep up to the rooftop terrace. It was also once home to the former president of Guatemala.
"I congratulate the president of Guatemala and the government of Guatemala for the brave decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem. ... During the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) in Washington, DC, in March, Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales announced ...
He said that he met with the women to “discuss operations for the transfer of the embassy on 16 May to Jerusalem as per Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales.” Barkat concluded in his post: “I congratulate the president of Guatemala and the government of Guatemala for the brave decision to move the ...
Guatemala will purportedly move its embassy to Jerusalem just two days after the expected opening of the new United States embassy in Israel's capital in May. The moving date was announced by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat on his Facebook page on Wednesday. “I met this morning with Ambassador ...
Jimmy Morales, President of Guatemala: “For decades we have stopped discussing this topic to the new generations. I have tasked myself to ask and everyone says 'it is because Guatemala sold Belize to England.' Yes but England did not pay this is why England has this territorial claim. I have always said ...
Colom was president of Guatemala from 2008 to 2012. Several Guatemalan presidents are being investigated for corruption and fraud. Colom was recently named by the Organization of American States as an envoy to Honduras in a bid to help sort out a highly disputed election there. Colom is being ...
Rabbi Mendy Weitman speaks at the annual dinner of the Jewish Latin Center, founded eight years ago as “a home away from home” for thousands of Latin American Jews living in New York City. (Photo: Benams). President James Morales of Guatemala attended a very special Shabbat meal on Friday ...
Prosecutors in Guatemala have said they had detained ex-president Alvaro Colom and nearly his entire former Cabinet, including the current chairman of Oxfam International, in a corruption case involving a bus concession. Colom, who governed between 2008 and 2012, is the latest in a series of former ...
President Trump met with the leader of Guatemala on Thursday, ahead of their attendance at the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Trump and President Jimmy Morales discussed the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and the administration's efforts to stop the flow of illegal immigrants into ...
On Christmas Eve, 2017, these words were earnestly and proudly uttered by Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales to his people: “Dear people of Guatemala, today I spoke with the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu. We are talking about the excellent relations that we have had as nations since ...

Two Palm Beach congregations joined together to extend their gratitude to the president of Guatemala for recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel by visiting Guatemala recently. Led by Rabbi Leonid Feldman of Temple Beth El of West Palm Beach, a Conservative congregation, and Rabbi Moshe ...
American Jewish and Christian leaders meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales. (Credit: World Jewish Congress.) In the wake of Guatemala's decision to relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem following President Donald Trump's historic announcement of the same policy decision in early ...
26 de enero de 2018, 15:41Guatemala, Jan 26 (Prensa Latina) The case of a controversial military bond delivered to Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales for nine months has hit again the headlines with the arrest of former Defense Minister Williams Mansilla. Judge of the Fifth Criminal Court Judith ...
Jose Arturo Sierra, former president of Guatemala's Supreme Court, was travelling in his car when he was shot dead by unknown assailants. | Photo: ... Jose Arturo Sierra, the 72-year-old former president of Guatemala's Supreme Court, has been assasinated while in his car in the country's capital city.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has shrugged off criticism levelled against him for claiming $40,000 (£29,000) in expenses in 2017. Mr Morales, who was a comedian before becoming president in 2016, claimed for luxury goods such as a pair of designer sunglasses and whisky. Guatemala has one ...
GUATEMALA CITY: Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, changing his ministers for the environment, the economy and social development as he reached the halfway point of his four-year term. Presidential spokesman Heinz Hiemann said Acisclo Valladares would take ...
The keynote speakers included Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, Guatemala's Minister of Labor, Aura Leticia Teleguario, and U.S. ...
Former Vice President Roxana Baldetti and the former president of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina (R) with his lawyer during the hearing.
In this Jan 12, 2014, file photo, Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina and Vice President Roxana Baldetti, stand on a stage at the end of a ...
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Former Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has told a judge he is innocent of the corruption charges against ...
FILE – In this July 22, 2016 file photo, Guatemala's jailed, former President Otto Perez Molina attends a pre-trial hearing in Guatemala City.
... demanding that Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and several lawmakers ... charges against a current or former President of Guatemala.
Arzu, who was also Guatemalan president from 1996-2000, rejected the accusations after they were announced by Ivan Velasquez, head of the ...
GUATEMALA CITY — Prosecutors and a U.N. anti-corruption commission in Guatemala have accused former president and current Guatemala ...
President Jimmy Morales of Guatemala addresses the General Assembly's annual general debate. UN Photo/Cia Pak ...
MEXICO CITY — Guatemalan legislators on Monday overwhelmingly voted to keep President Jimmy Morales's immunity from prosecution, ...
A complaint against the Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, accusing him of hiding his election campaign fund sources, has been ratified ...
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales had declared Velasquez "non grata" and ordered him to leave the country immediately. "In the interests ...
Guatemala's president has ordered the expulsion from the country of the head of the UN anti-corruption mission. President Jimmy Morales ...
President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday that he was expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating his ...
Guatemala's president is seeking the removal of the head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body. The president, Jimmy Morales, is facing a graft ...
Guatemala's president is seeking the removal of the head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body. The president, Jimmy Morales, is facing a graft ...
Hundreds of Guatemalans took to the streets Tuesday, demanding president Jimmy Morales who has been accused of corruption steps down ...
President Jimmy Morales during his annual State of the Nation address in Guatemala City in January. Credit Moises Castillo/Associated Press.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales reported on Friday that the country has suffered some damage and one person had died. Here's a look ...
By BBN Staff: Vinicio Cerezo, the former President of Guatemala is in Belize. Cerezo served as President of Guatemala from 1986 to 1991.
In the 28 years I've covered Latin America, I never thought I'd write the sentence I'm about to type. But here goes: Guatemala is a model for the ...
Demonstrators protest against Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales in ... and forcing the former president of Guatemala from office in 2015.
Constitutional Court President Jose Francisco de Mata Vela leads a press conference in Guatemala City, Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017. The court ...
By BBN Staff: Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced today that he is expelling the head of the United Nations Anti Corruption ...
Guatemala's president is seeking the removal of the head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body. The president, Jimmy Morales, is facing a graft ...
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will ask United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to remove the head of ...
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales said his administration would install mobile clinics in the country's prisons and detention centers, a move ...


 

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