A Bomb Explodes, a Gang Purges Its Own,
Insightcrime.orgA Bomb Explodes, a Gang Purges Its Own, Guatemala Scratches Its HeadInsightcrime.orgWhen a small explosive device was detonated remotely in a bus in Guatemala this past March, authorities were alarmed. Then gang leaders apologized and purged the perpetrators, leaving authorities confused. The case left five people dead: two ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 10:16 pm
Girl Raises Money for Guatemala - WGBA-TV
WGBA-TVGirl Raises Money for GuatemalaWGBA-TVStella Starry of De Pere got an honor most kids dream of. Thursday night she got to be the Kick-off Kid at the Packers vs. Raiders game at Lambeau Field. Starry was adopted from Guatemala as a baby. She started to give back to her birth country at a ...and more »
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 5:06 pm
Solanos y Hermanos Offers a Great View From
Daily Coffee NewsSolanos y Hermanos Offers a Great View From Guatemala to ArizonaDaily Coffee NewsWhen engineer Joel Clark head to Guatemala several years ago for work on a silver, lead and zinc mine, little did he know that it was gold he'd actually strike. Coffee gold that is, in the form of partnership with brothers David and Eddie Solano. David ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 8:58 am
Team brings more irrigation, climate-smart
Team brings more irrigation, climate-smart farming to GuatemalaDavis EnterpriseAn international team led by UC Davis is working to connect 9,000 rural households in Guatemala with improved water management and climate-smart agriculture strategies, to increase food security and reduce poverty. Called MásRiego (“more irrigation”), ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 8:10 am
Here's What's Happening in This Volcanic
WIREDHere's What's Happening in This Volcanic Explosion at Guatemala's SantiaguitoWIREDOne of these explosions was captured in great detail by INSIVUMEH, the volcano monitoring agency of Guatemala. I've annotated the image to show all the pieces of such a vulcanian eruption. The plume of the explosion is formed by an explosion from the ...
Posted on 18 August 2016 | 7:08 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