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News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: More Than 40 Percent of Guatemalan Children With Chronic Malnutrition

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Chimaltenango and Sololá, with high historical malnutrition rates. Mario Touchette, representative of the United Nations Program, assured that the institution will continue to support the Guatemala Executive to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals ...

News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: Volcán de Fuego from Earth and space

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Publication date: Sunday 04 February 2018

Guatemala’s Volcán de Fuego began a new round of explosive ... Falling ash affected tens of thousands of people, primarily in the provinces of Escuintla and Chimaltenango. Lava from two active conduits flowed through four ravines, leading officials ...

News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: The river of TRASH flowing through Guatemala: Horrifying video shows mountains of garbage lining a river bed where villagers get their water

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Publication date: uesday 03 October 2017

A shocking video shows garbage rushing down a river in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. The video shows a horrified group of onlookers observing the free-flowing trash polluting the river. The river is located in San Andrés Itzapa, a municipality of ...

News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: Chimaltenango, Guatemala 10 Day Weather

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

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News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: 280 evacuated after volcano erupts in Guatemala

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Publication date: hursday 01 February 2018

The volcano, which is 3,763 meters high (about 12,340 feet), is located near the border of Escuintla, Chimaltenango and Sacatepequez provinces and is one of the most active of the 32 fire mountains in Guatemala. The island of Stromboli is located north of ...


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Publication date: onday 25 May 1981

he information that we have received from Guatemala indicates a different reason for the Government's violence against Indians. Although some propaganda activities have been conducted by guerrilla groups in Chimaltenango, there is currently no guerrilla ...

News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: Opposing Corporate Theft of Mayan Textiles, Weavers Appeal to Guatemala's High Court

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Publication date: Sunday 14 August 2016

Currently the case primarily involves women from the departments (provinces) of Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, and Chimaltenango ... young Tz'utujil Maya and weaver from Santiago Atitlan, told Truthout. "We are not able to be there physically in the court ...

News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: Feared MS-13 'gang leader' Blanco captured in Guatemala

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Publication date: Saturday 14 October 2017

Angel Gabriel Reyes Marroquin, known as Blanco or White, was captured in the early hours of Friday at his home in Chimaltenango, 30 miles west of Guatemala City. Police believe he is responsible for 10 murders the past month alone. “He is the ‘ranflero ...

News Guatemala » Chimaltenango: Guatemala’s Mayan heritage lives on in spicy pepian

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Publication date: hursday 24 September 2015

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala—The smells of a bygone era waft ... Historians say pepian originated among the Maya-Kaqchikel ethnic group in the western region of Chimaltenango before Europeans arrived in the Americas. “In the pre-Hispanic world, pepian ...