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Monday Aug 11 | Nerve News

New plant gives hope to Guatemalan coffee growers

Guatemala City, Aug 12 On a plantation called Majadas del Tesoro, some 238 km east of Guatemala City, a group of coffee growers has given new hope to the sector in this country with the discovery of a strain of the coffee plant resistant to roya, a highly destructive fungus.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Rust Fungus No Match for New Coffee Plant in Guatemala

Guatemala's National Coffee Association, or Anacafe, announced the existence of a new variety of coffee plant immune to roya, a fungus that causes coffee rust and which damaged crops on 70 percent of Guatemalan plantations in 2012 and 40 percent in 2013.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Guatemala Investigating Possible Death Of Minor In US Desert

GUATEMALA CITY, July 16 -- The Guatemalan government is investigating the possible death of another minor in the Arizona desert as he was coming to the United States, Vice President Roxana Baldetti said.

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