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News Guatemala » Economy: Another blow for Oxfam: chairman Fuentes arrested for his time as Guatemala finance minister

News channel or source: http://en.mercopress.com/2018/02/14/another-blow-for-oxfam-chairman-fuentes-arrested-for-his-time-as-guatemala-finance-minister
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In Guatemala, Mr Fuentes is among 10 top former government officials ... education, defense, employment, economy, health, culture and the environment Attorney General Thelma Aldana said that her office was investigating the purchase by Álvaro Colom's ...

News Guatemala » Economy: Guatemala: Former President, Ministers Jailed for Corruption

News channel or source: https://www.telesurtv.net/english/news/Guatemala-Former-President-Ministers-Jailed-for-Corruption--20180214-0011.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Other detained ministers include Ana del Rosario (education), Edgar Rodriguez (labor), Oscar Velasquez (economy), Celso Cerezo (health) and Geronimo Chingo (culture). The Public Ministry and the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala ...

News Guatemala » Economy: Guatemala´s ex-president Colom and cabinet held in corruption probe

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5386763/Guatemala-s-ex-president-Colom-cabinet-held-corruption-probe.html
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

is looking into the questionable purchases of public buses for Guatemala City. Mr Sandoval said the detentions included the ex-interior minister and the former ministers of finance, defence, economy, education, labour, environment, health and sports and ...

News Guatemala » Economy: Oxfam Guatemala chief Fuentes, ex-president Colom face fraud charges

News channel or source: http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking-news.php?id=103047
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

is looking into questionable purchases of public buses for Guatemala City. Sandoval said those arrested face charges of fraud and embezzlement. Sandoval said the detentions included the former ministers of the interior, finance, defense, economy ...

News Guatemala » Economy: 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

It relates to Articles 2, 3, 6, 11, 12, 13, and 14 of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights ... than 100 adults who had traveled to Mexico from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Human Rights Watch also interviewed Mexican ...

News Guatemala » Economy: Guatemala detains former president, ministers on corruption charges

News channel or source: https://www.ft.com/content/bbd76c5e-10d9-11e8-8cb6-b9ccc4c4dbbb
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Guatemala’s former president Álvaro Colom and a string ... culture and environment ministers as well as a deputy economy minister.

News Guatemala » Economy: Guatemalan Entrepreneurs Urge Government to Accelerate FTA with South Korea

News channel or source: http://www.laht.com/article.asp?ArticleId=2451014&CategoryId=23558
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

GUATEMALA CITY - Various Guatemalan business chambers on Thursday ... In the last two decades, South Korea, Asia's fourth biggest economy, has become an important trading partner of Latin American countries, with FTAs with Chile and Peru.

News Guatemala » Economy: UN child rights experts issue findings, urges govt to focus attention on economic exploitation, abuse

News channel or source: http://www.sundaytimes.lk/article/1039017/un-child-rights-experts-issue-findings-urges-govt-to-focus-attention-on-corporal-punishment-abuse
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

The countries included Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Panama, Seychelles ... 21), sexual exploitation and abuse (para. 23), economic exploitation, including child labour (para. 41), administration of juvenile justice (para. 45), and reconciliation, truth and ...

News Guatemala » Economy: The promised change in Guatemala is nowhere to be seen

News channel or source: https://opendemocracy.net/paolina-albani/promised-change-in-guatemala-is-nowhere-to-be-seen
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The mayor of Guatemala City and former president of the country ... the ministers of the Interior, Social Development and Economy. The name of the new Minister of the Interior, Enrique Antonio Degenhart Asturias, stands out for he is mentioned in the ...

News Guatemala » Economy: Disease-Resistant Plants Helps Guatemala Recover from Coffee Rust

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/guatemala/disease-resistant-plants-helps-guatemala-recover-coffee-rust
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Guatemala is one of the main coffee producers in the world. The industry constitutes a large part of the country’s economy and employs an estimated 30 percent of the country’s rural workforce. In early 2013, however, farmers started to notice orange ...