Desperation drives American dream in
The GuardianDesperation drives American dream in Guatemalan town of lost opportunityThe GuardianPeres was apprehended by border patrol agents near Laredo, Texas, and spent more than four months in detention before being deported back to Cajolá, a sleepy town in Guatemala's picturesque western volcanic belt. “It was traumatizing: we were treated ...
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 3:05 am
Guatemala zoo receives 6 chimpanzees from
Guatemala zoo receives 6 chimpanzees from SwedenFox News LatinoSix chimpanzees shipped from Sweden were presented Tuesday at La Aurora Zoo in Guatemala City. "This is the only project of its kind in Guatemala or in Central America, the only exhibition of a chimpanzee family in the area," the zoo's administrator, ...and more »
Posted on 24 May 2016 | 3:22 pm
Belize and Guatemala meet in Istanbul -
Breaking Belize News (blog)Belize and Guatemala meet in IstanbulBreaking Belize News (blog)By BBN Staff: Belize and Guatemalan Foreign Affairs Ministers, Wilfred Elrington and Carlos Raul Morales, met in Istanbul, Turkey yesterday and today to discuss several issues related to recent tensions between both countries. Elrington and Morales met ...BTV Visits Sarstoon; Boycott Efforts Continue Against GuatemalaLoveFMGuatemala, Belize agree on joint troop training to mitigate tensionsGlobalPostBilateral Talks In Istanbul; FM's Vague About DetailsChannel 7 Daily Newsall 9 news articles »
Posted on 24 May 2016 | 12:30 pm
Armed conflict between Guatemala and Belize
IHS Jane's 360Armed conflict between Guatemala and Belize unlikely despite military build-up and increased border incidentsIHS Jane's 360A series of border incidents involving the Belize Defence Force and Guatemalan civilians has led to the deployment of about 3,000 Guatemalan soldiers to the border, reviving a long-standing unresolved territorial dispute. Both countries have agreed to ...
Posted on 24 May 2016 | 7:09 am
Mine's closing leaves uncertain legacy in
National Catholic ReporterMine's closing leaves uncertain legacy in Guatemala Mayan communityNational Catholic ReporterThe Marlin mine, owned by Montana Exploradora de Guatemala, S.A, a subsidiary of the Canadian company Goldcorp, began operations in 2005 in the regions of San Miguel Ixtahuacán and Sipacapa, communities largely composed of indigenous Mayans ...
Posted on 24 May 2016 | 5:43 am
Guatemala: President Is Urged to Resign
Pressure grew Thursday on President Otto Pérez Molina to resign as thousands of protesters marched in the capital and the attorney general’s office urged him to step down to avoid destabilizing the nation. The government comptrollers’ office also ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:42 am
National strike in Guatemala demands
Democracy Now did a great interview today with journalist Allan Nairn, on the unprecedented protests taking place today in Guatemala. To follow today's historic national strike as it unfolds, follow the hashtags #JusticiaYa #RenunciaYa on ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:11 am
Urging end to ‘delaying' tactics, UN
27 August 2015 – United Nations experts on genocide prevention and transitional justice today called on Guatemalan judicial authorities to “prevent any further attempt at interference, obstruction of justice or manipulation of the law,” when the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:49 am
Ixcanul (Volcano)’ Chosen as Guatemala’s
MADRID—It’s official: For the first time ever, Guatemala is submitting a film to the foreign language category of the Oscars: and one of the most talked-up first features this year from Latin America at that: Jayro Bustamante’s feature debut ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:31 am
Will Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina
Thousands of students, teachers, farmers, business owners and other citizens in Guatemala are staging massive marches and a national strike Thursday to call for President Otto Perez Molina’s resignation as he grows increasingly politically isolated.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:32 am