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News Guatemala » Culture: Why is community radio in Guatemala important?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/community-radio-guatemala-important-180213083009392.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

"There wasn't a media outlet that could inform us and keep our culture and language alive," she tells Al Jazeera. Chiquito is a reporter and radio host at Ixchel Radio, the only community station in Sumpango Sacatepequez, a small town 42km from Guatemala's ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Guatemala: Indigenous Women Lead Community Radio Stations

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Guatemala-Indigenous-Women-Lead-Community-Radio-Stations-20180214-0050.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Women in an Indigenous Guatemalan city are defying the government and maintaining their cultural roots using the airwaves. Ixchel Radio, based out of the mainly Indigenous Guatemalan city of Sumpango Sacatepequez, was launched in 2003 by three Indigenous ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Guatemalan ex-President Colom detained in corruption case

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/the_americas/guatemalan-ex-president-colom-detained-in-corruption-case/2018/02/13/dde5d0de-10e2-11e8-a68c-e9374188170e_story.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

health and sports and culture. The former finance minister, Alberto Fuentes, is the current chairman of Oxfam International. The case centers around a public bus company known as Transurbano. The government auctioned off 25-year concessions for Guatemala ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Students participate in SMS Culture Night

News channel or source: http://www.tribtown.com/2018/02/17/students_participate_in_sms_culture_night/
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Guatemala, Puerto Rico and more. “It’s pretty diverse here,” Royer said. Artema Barnard, an eighth-grader at the school, put together a display featuring Native American culture and history. With the help of her mother Debra Able, Artema put together ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Submission to the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights concerning Mexico

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/16/submission-committee-economic-social-and-cultural-rights-concerning-mexico
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Human Rights Watch interviewed 61 children and more than 100 adults who had traveled to Mexico from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras ... the right to education or other economic, social, and cultural rights may also give rise to an asylum claim ...

News Guatemala » Culture: 'Finding Sanctuary': Undocumented Guatemalan Mother Shares Struggles To Keep Her Family Together

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/undocumented-mother-shares-struggles-to-keep-family-together/ar-BBJbvKp
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Morales, who fled the violence of Guatemala nearly 15 years ago ... According to The Nation, a leading source of progressive politics and culture, sanctuary churches have reported being surveilled by federal agents, and ICE has begun detaining people ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Immigrant Accused Of Guatemalan War Crimes May Be Deported

News channel or source: http://wlrn.org/post/immigrant-accused-guatemalan-war-crimes-may-be-deported
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced in a Facebook ... Fort Lauderdale is hosting the third annual Florida International Trade and Cultural Expo, otherwise known as simply FITCE, Tuesday and Wednesday this week. Delegations of businesses and ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Former Guatemalan President Colom Arrested on Corruption Charges

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2450844&CategoryId=23558
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

GUATEMALA CITY – Former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom ... Oscar Velasquez (Economy), Celso David Cerezo Mulet (Health), Geronimo Lancerio Chingo (Culture) and Luis Alberto Ferrate (Environment). The Transurbano is a public transport organization ...

News Guatemala » Culture: At the County Library: Bridging the cultural gap through understanding

News channel or source: http://www.timesreporter.com/news/20180208/at-county-library-bridging-cultural-gap-through-understanding
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Latino Cultural Connections (LCC) will present a cultural awareness ... “We look forward to any opportunity to share some of the history of Guatemala and its presence in our community,” said LCC President Frieda Ibarra. “People are curious about ...

News Guatemala » Culture: Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemalan jungle

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/scientists-find-massive-mayan-society-under-guatemalan-jungle/ar-BBIENxO
Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

The 810 square miles of mapping done in Guatemala vastly expands the area that was intensively occupied by the Maya, whose culture flourished between approximately 1,000 BC and 900 AD. Their descendants still live in the region. The mapping detected about ...