Home Sweet Home? Honduras, Guatemala and El
Home Sweet Home? Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador's role in a deepening refugee crisisAmnesty International USAGovernments in Central America are fuelling a deepening refugee crisis by failing to tackle rampant violence and sky-high homicide rates in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras which are forcing hundreds of thousands to flee, Amnesty International said ...and more »
Posted on 14 October 2016 | 8:18 am
Providence, Guatemala City sign sister city
The Brown Daily HeraldProvidence, Guatemala City sign sister city agreementThe Brown Daily HeraldA visiting delegation from Guatemala City met with Providence officials Wednesday to sign an agreement that will formalize economic and cultural exchange between the two cities. The signing of the agreement on the first day of the summit marked the ...and more »
Posted on 13 October 2016 | 9:05 pm
Polo player, Nic Roldan helps working
NJ.comPolo player, Nic Roldan helps working equines in GuatemalaNJ.comBrooke USA Ambassador and professional polo player Nic Roldan accompanied Brooke USA Executive Director Emily Dulin to Guatemala in September to experience firsthand Brooke's work focused on improving the lives of that country's horses, donkeys, ...
Posted on 13 October 2016 | 4:50 am
Finding Guatemala in east Charlotte -
Charlotte ObserverFinding Guatemala in east CharlotteCharlotte ObserverWe met fellow UNC Charlotte professor Nicole Peterson and started at Panaderia El Quetzal on Eastway Drive near Garinger High School. The bright green and red quetzal bird is a national symbol of Guatemala. And “panaderia” means bakery. Sure enough ...
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 9:29 am
Guatemala City now sister city with Rhode
The Providence JournalGuatemala City now sister city with Rhode Island's capitalThe Providence JournalGuatemala City Mayor Alvaro Arzu, left, and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza talk after signing a sister city agreement on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, at Providence City Hall in Providence, RI. Arzu was Guatemala's president from 1996 through 2000.and more »
Posted on 12 October 2016 | 8:45 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