Guatemala raises marriage age to 18 - JURIST
JURISTGuatemala raises marriage age to 18JURIST[JURIST] The Guatemalan Congress [official website, in Spanish] on Thursday approved legislation to raise to legal age for marriage to 18. The minimum legal age for marriage had been 14 for girls and 16 for boys. An exception was made so that girls who ...
Posted on 6 November 2015 | 1:43 pm
A 'joyful and humble' experience for Hagel
Moose Jaw Times-HeraldA 'joyful and humble' experience for Hagel in GuatemalaMoose Jaw Times-HeraldHagel is a member of the Rotary Ripple Effect committee and manager of the Moose Jaw Wakamow Rotary Club that has partnered with the Guatemalan Vista Hermosa Rotary Club, led by Lurdes Tobias. Together, they build or improve primary schools in ...
Posted on 6 November 2015 | 10:35 am
Guatemala elects former comedian as
IHS Jane's 360Guatemala elects former comedian as presidentThe LinkThe people of Guatemala elected former television comedian Jimmy Morales as their new president on Oct. 25. Amidst government corruption scandals, the people of Guatemala were ready for a change. The statement of desire for change was made clear ...Guatemalan president-elect's weak legislative position and political ...IHS Jane's 360Jimmy Morales is Strongly Criticized in GuatemalaPrensa Latinaall 4 news articles »
Posted on 6 November 2015 | 8:42 am
Guatemala's Oscar Entry 'Ixcanul' Wins Top
Hollywood ReporterGuatemala's Oscar Entry 'Ixcanul' Wins Top Honor at Mumbai Film FestivalHollywood ReporterThe film's Maria Telon also picked up a special jury mention in the acting category. Ixcanul is Guatemala's official entry in the 2016 Academy Awards' foreign-language film race. Read More Ava DuVernay: "I Would Love to Release an Indian Film in the U.S.".Guatemala Oscar entry “Ixcanul” wins top prize at Mumbai Film FestPanARMENIAN.Netall 45 news articles »
Posted on 6 November 2015 | 1:40 am
Guatemala raises legal age of marriage from
Yahoo NewsGuatemala raises legal age of marriage from 14 to 18Yahoo NewsGuatemala City (AFP) - Guatemalan lawmakers on Thursday passed a law raising the minimum age for marriage after human rights groups cited alarming figures for early pregnancies and other risks for wedded girls. The congress passed the measure raising ...Guatemala congress increases minimum age for marriage to 18, from 14 for girls ...Minneapolis Star TribuneGuatemala raises legal age of marriageThe AdvertiserGuatemala raises marrying age for girlsSky News Australiaall 49 news articles »
Posted on 6 November 2015 | 12:32 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