WFP Guatemala Country Brief - October 2016 -
ReliefWebWFP Guatemala Country Brief - October 2016ReliefWebIn addition to food assistance, South-South Triangular Cooperation (SSC) among Chile/Guatemala/WFP supports the use of biofortified maize and bean seeds among smallholder farmers in organizations included in the Purchase-for-Progress initiative.and more »
Posted on 18 November 2016 | 9:49 am
Guatemala: U.S.-Backed Former Dictator Ríos
Democracy Now!Guatemala: U.S.-Backed Former Dictator Ríos Montt to Face Genocide TrialDemocracy Now!In Guatemala, a judge has ruled former U.S.-backed dictator Efraín Ríos Montt will face trial on charges of genocide for a massacre in 1982 that killed 273 indigenous people, nearly half of them children. On Wednesday, the judge ruled he will be ...
Posted on 18 November 2016 | 7:40 am
Guatemala Holocaust Museum First in Central
Guatemala Holocaust Museum First in Central AmericaThe Jewish PressLocated in a colonial-era house in Guatemala City, Guatemala, the Museo del Holocausto will be the first Holocaust museum in Central America. When it opens officially, in early 2017, the museum's permanent collection will focus on the “Holocaust by ...
Posted on 17 November 2016 | 7:53 am
Trump: Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador
International Business Times UKTrump: Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to form block with Mexico to deal with presidentInternational Business Times UKThe Central American nations of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador have said they are to form a bloc with Mexico to deal with president-elect of the United States Donald Trump. The construction mogul's election to the White House has been particularly ...and more »
Posted on 17 November 2016 | 7:08 am
Federal appeals court hears arguments in
The Denver PostFederal appeals court hears arguments in Dougco schools Guatemala tripThe Denver PostA panel of U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals judges heard arguments Wednesday morning in a case in which parents of Douglas County School District RE-1 students claim the district sanctioned a Christian church mission to Guatemala. “This is a case of ...
Posted on 16 November 2016 | 1:58 pm
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