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  Guatemala's Perez Seeks $2 Billion to Stem Latin PostGuatemala's Perez Seeks $2 Billion to Stem Migrant CrisisBloombergMore than 57,000 unaccompanied minors from those nations and Mexico have arrived at the U.S. southern border since the start of the fiscal year in October, including more than 14,000 from Guatemala. Together, the northern triangle nations have some of ...Guatemala's Perez says $2 billion need to stem migrant crisisAkron Beacon JournalHonduran President: The US is the Largest Consumer of Drugs, Shares Blame ...Latin Postall 5 news articles »
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 11:52 am
  Guatemala introduces coffee plant resistant Guatemala introduces coffee plant resistant to rust fungusFox News LatinoGuatemala's National Coffee Association, or Anacafe, announced the existence of a new variety of coffee plant immune to roya, a fungus that causes coffee rust and which damaged crops on 70 percent of Guatemalan plantations in 2012 and 40 percent in ...and more »
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 10:43 am
  FPD turns wanted woman over to authorities FPD turns wanted woman over to authorities in GuatemalaSentinel and EnterpriseFITCHBURG -- A Guatemalan national wanted for attempted murder in her native country was turned over to Guatemalan law-enforcement personnel Thursday after being arrested in Fitchburg. Mildred Betzaida Giron-Acebedo, 27, was transferred to the ...and more »
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 3:37 am
  Hamilton church volunteers assaulted in Hamilton church volunteers assaulted in GuatemalaThe Salem NewsA local church group returning to Guatemala City airport after eight days of mission work was attacked Tuesday. The 17-person team was traveling to Guatemala City for their return flight to the United States when one of their vans was carjacked ...Hamilton church members attacked in GuatemalaWicked Local Hamiltonall 5 news articles »
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:35 pm
  Guatemalan president: Central America needs Latin PostGuatemalan president: Central America needs at least $2 billion 'to attack the ...Washington Post (blog)The president of Guatemala believes the United States should provide at least $2 billion in aid to Central American countries in order "to attack the root of the problem" causing recent waves of illegal immigration. During an interview with The ...Why marijuana legalization in Guatemala won't solve the child migrant crisisVoxImmigration Reform 2014: Guatemala President Calls on More Funding from US ...Latin PostGuatemala's president to visit Washington; discuss immigrationVOXXIDaily Politicalall 32 news articles »
Posted on 25 July 2014 | 5:11 am


Guatemala News
  Monthly Mexico Media Roundup: CentralThe biggest Mexico story of July has really been a Central American story. As thousands of young migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, three countries wracked by gang violence, cross the Rio Grande River and swamp the U.S. immigration system, communities in the U.S. have had to deal with [...]
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 7:44 am
  Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime CoffeeCentral American coffee farmers are facing off against a deadly fungus that has wiped out thousands of acres of crops. Coffee companies like Starbucks are pooling money to support them in the fight.
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 2:12 am
  Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigrationSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Jacky Van Loh's journey began when she left Guatemala and illegally crossed the border into Arizona. On Monday, 15 years later, she'll take the test to become a U.S. citizen. Her story has the kind of ending envisioned by frantic parents who ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 10:36 pm
  Obama prods GOP on border issue, citesGuatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, left, and Honduran President Juan Hernandez, right,... Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina talks to reporters after he and the leaders of El... U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the media, while meeting with El Salvador's President...
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 2:03 pm
  Guatemala’s Perez Seeks $2 Billion to StemGuatemala President Otto Perez Molina urged the U.S. Congress to approve President Barack Obama’s request before lawmakers break for their August recess next week.
Posted on 26 July 2014 | 11:56 am


Guatemala News
  Monitoring Emergencies GuatemalaIzabal, Alta, and Baja Verapaz departments. Floods and landslides from rains affect 720 people and damage 123 homes. Heavy rainfall accumulation in the areas of the Northern Transversal Strip and the Caribbean. (o.s.: CONRED)
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 2:35 pm
  Republicans are absent on immigration reformThe goal is to determine whether the child has a valid claim for asylum. Most of the children in the current wave are from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador — countries plagued by violent street gangs that often force young boys to join their ranks and ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 11:37 am
  Guatemala Spirits market: New market28.07.2014 20:13:02 - Spirits Market in Guatemala: Databook to 2017 - a new market research report on ( - Spirits Market in Guatemala: Databook to 2017 is the result of Canadean´s extensive market research covering the ...
Posted on 28 July 2014 | 4:20 am
  Guatemala, Honduras and El SalvadorFor well over a month, Americans have read headlines capturing the humanitarian crisis of approximately 52,000 Guatemalan, Honduran and Salvadoran unaccompanied minors being detained at the U.S.-Mexico border. Yet, judging by the actions of the government ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 10:57 pm
  Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime CoffeeOutside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field. He says it was his lifelong dream to own a farm here. The area is renowned for producing some of the ...
Posted on 27 July 2014 | 7:09 pm
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