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Gunmen kill deputy mayor in Guatemala in
Gunmen kill deputy mayor in Guatemala in brazen attackTico TimesThe deputy mayor of a town in northern Guatemala was gunned down by unknown assailants, in a brazen attack in front of the municipal building, police said on Saturday. The shooting, which left one other person injured, took place Friday in the town of ...Gunmen kill deputy mayor in GuatemalaeNCAall 3 news articles »
Posted on 13 April 2014 | 10:17 am
Our children overseas: an example from
Our children overseas: an example from GuatemalaKawartha Media GroupSo, we were very happy to receive an invitation to join a team of grade 11 and 12 students from Sa-Hali Secondary School, Kamloops, BC, on a trip to Guatemala. For a number of years, Sa-Hali has been working with Developing World Connections in that ...
Posted on 12 April 2014 | 6:57 am
Guatemala Mourns Death of Chef and Culinary
Guatemala Mourns Death of Chef and Culinary Ambassador Humberto ...Eater NationalOne week after celebrating the 18th anniversary of his acclaimed Guatemala City restaurant Kacao, chef and "ambassador of gastronomic culture in Guatemala" Humberto Dominguez was found fatally shot on Tuesday, according to Latino Daily News.
Posted on 11 April 2014 | 1:36 pm
Israel-Guatemala, a surprisingly close
Israel-Guatemala, a surprisingly close friendshipJerusalem PostEven before I arrived in Guatemala, a country mysterious and foreign, I stumbled upon evidence that Israeli fingerprints can be found in many aspects of everyday life in the Central American country. Why, my curiosity asked, did Israel feel such an ...
Posted on 10 April 2014 | 5:44 am
Guatemala seeks to attract Russian tourists
Guatemala seeks to attract Russian tourists to Central America - ambassadorITAR-TASSThe Republic of Guatemala will cooperate with other Central American countries to attract more tourists from Russia, ambassador to Moscow Herbert Estuardo Meneses Coronado told ITAR-TASS on Tuesday. “Developing mutual ties between Russia and ...
Posted on 9 April 2014 | 12:17 am
Students journey to Guatemala to buildWhen Jeff Wilhelms saw three impoverished children in Guatemala kneeling on the ground outside doing their schoolwork, he broke down and cried. The family lived in an adobe structure not much larger than an American automobile, with no furniture, toilet or ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:43 pm
Women’s Cancer Collective in GuatemalaAdded by Fern Remedi-Brown on April 16, 2014. Saved under cancer, Fern Remedi-Brown, Guatemala, Health, World Tags: guatemala, top The private cancer institute, El Instituto Nacional de Cancerología (National Cancer Institute/INCAN) in Guatemala City ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 6:06 pm
Cops among 9 arrested for kidnapping inSix police officers were among nine suspected members of a kidnapping ring arrested Wednesday in five different provinces of Guatemala, authorities said. The arrests were carried by the PNC national police's anti-kidnapping task force, spokesman Jorge ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 1:16 pm
Looking for Culture, Comfort and Low-CostIt’s the “slap, slap” sound of contentment: Women making tortillas by hand as I sip a Gallo beer and look out over the water. I can hear a marimba and see children splashing happily on the sun-kissed lakeshore. Several old women in native dress are ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 8:44 am
Immigration Reform 2014: Distance BetweenA new route has been created in recent years by immigrants seeking to enter the U.S. from Central America, with 5,000 km between Guatemala and Los Angeles, through the Gulf of Mexico towards Texas, and crossing the border between Tamaulipas and McAllen.
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 5:23 am
Women's Cancer Collective inGuatemala The private cancer institute, El Instituto Nacional de Cancerología (National Cancer Institute/INCAN) in Guatemala City received nearly Q21 million (the equivalent of $3 million) two years ago to provide no-cost ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 6:34 pm
Librarians Without Borders »12 dedicated Librarians Without Borders volunteers will be travelling to Guatemala this April, where they will work with our Guatemalan partners the Asturias Academy and Limitless Horizons Ixil to promote and support strong ...
Posted on 16 April 2014 | 9:09 am
Student samples water in Guatemala(Source: Emma Bentley) Emma Bentley puts water samples from Guatemala onto a Petri dish in order to determine whether the water is potable. Graduation for many students means testing the waters of life outside college.
Posted on 15 April 2014 | 4:11 pm
Anti-mine protesters nearSAN JOSÉ DEL GOLFO, Guatemala – An uncomfortable tension filled the air in the village of San José del Golfo, 28 kilometers northeast of Guatemala City, last Thursday. Driving through the streets, pairs of armed Civil ...
Posted on 14 April 2014 | 1:15 am
3quarksdaily: Some conversations withIn January this year, I visited Hospitalito Atitlán, a health care center for the Tz'utujil Maya in the town of Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala. There were two reasons for this visit. First, much of my healthcare work has been limited to ...
Posted on 13 April 2014 | 9:10 pm