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News Guatemala » Guatemala: 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

Sumpango, Guatemala - Sitting in a courtyard, wearing an indigenous huipil dress, Amanda Chiquito glows as she talks about the challenges and successes of working with the community radio station in Sumpango Sacatepequez, Guatemala. "There is no media that ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: Ex-Guatemala prosecutor arrested in property seizure scheme

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/16/ex-guatemala-prosecutor-arrested-in-property-seizure-scheme.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan authorities have arrested the country's former organized crime prosecutor as a purported participant in a network that allegedly seized properties illegally. The United Nations' anti-corruption mission in Guatemala confirmed ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: Southminster Presbyterian Church Furnishes Chapel at Guatemalan Hospital Serving the Poor

News channel or source: http://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20180215/southminster-presbyterian-church-furnishes-chapel-at-guatemalan-hospital-serving-the-poor
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

When Rev. Linda McCarty, former resident of Arlington Heights and CEO of the nonprofit Faith In Practice, asked for help from Southminster Presbyterian Church to furnish a chapel at the Hospital Hilario Galindo Hospital in Retalhuleu, Guatemala, the church ...

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

News channel or source: http://www.wbur.org/npr/585815522/immigrant-accused-of-guatemalan-war-crimes-may-be-deported
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Three years ago, a woman waiting in line at a Walgreen's in Providence, R.I., recognized the man behind her — his face and black sombrero — the man she believes is responsible for the disappearance of her father and uncle. It was Juan Samayoa, a ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: 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 urged their government to sign up to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea as soon as possible, as every other Central American country has closed the deal and will initial it in ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: Alta Verapaz, Guatemala: Floods DREF Operations Update n° 1 (MDRGT012)

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/guatemala/alta-verapaz-guatemala-floods-dref-operations-update-n-1-mdrgt012
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Summary of recent actions and changes to the EPoA: • Rains continued in Alta Verapaz region in Guatemala, affecting communities that are preparing to face a cold front in Central America. • Water, sanitation and hygiene promotion non-food items (NFIs ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: '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

Amanda Morales, an undocumented woman who publicly took sanctuary in an upper Manhattan church last August, is sharing her story in the 5-part biweekly multimedia chronicle series, “Finding Sanctuary.” Morales, who fled the violence of Guatemala ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: Tucson volunteers needed for summer project in Guatemala

News channel or source: http://tucson.com/lifestyles/faith-and-values/tucson-volunteers-needed-for-summer-project-in-guatemala/article_f689e7e8-134d-11e8-ada9-8f6cec5e9e03.html
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church's Guatemala Project will host an information session 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 for anyone interested in joining a mission over the summer. The meeting will be at the University of Arizona’s Center for Latin ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: Former top official with Guatemalan National Police arrested on visa fraud charge for allegedly failing to disclose murder charges

News channel or source: https://www.ice.gov/news/releases/former-top-official-guatemalan-national-police-arrested-visa-fraud-charge-allegedly
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

LOS ANGELES – The former chief of the National Police in Guatemala’s second-largest city was arrested Friday on visa fraud charges after he allegedly failed to disclose to U.S. immigration authorities that he had been charged with murdering two ...

News Guatemala » Guatemala: Judge Seeks Answers in Case of Detained Guatemalan Mother

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/massachusetts/articles/2018-02-16/judge-seeks-answers-in-case-of-detained-guatemalan-mother
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge in Boston has ordered immigration officials to explain why a Guatemalan mother was detained. The Boston Globe reports that U.S. District Judge Mark Wolf wrote in an order Thursday asking Immigration and Customs Enforcement ...