Friday Jul 25
US considering refugee status for Honduran children
It is one of several plans under review to deter Central American kids from making the difficult and dangerous journey to the Southwest border, White House officials said Thursday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Guatemalan schools offer a cheap alternative to formal study abroad programs
We've been walking for the last three hours among the mountains of Guatemala as the sun rises over the small villages below, bringing up memories of the small children we saw digging in trash, and the houses made out of what looked like leftover wood and slabs of concrete.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Jungle ruins in Belize
It's not as famous as Mexico's Chichen Itza. It's not as tall as Guatemala's Tikal.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Maine grandmother embarks on 2,500-mile kayak trip to Guatemala
A grandmother from Troy has officially launched her year-long kayak journey to Guatemala, hoping to raise money for the country's children.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Guatemala: As seen from a treehouse, pickup and boat
I'm waking up in a $39-a-night treehouse to the chitter of birdsong and the chatter of roosters.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
GOP presidential contender Rand Paul to join U. eye center medical mission
John Dau, left, Dr. Roger Furlong, Dr. Geoffrey Tabin, co-director of international ophthalmology at Moran Eye Center and Dr. Alan Crandall, co-director of international ophthalmology at Moran Eye Center help patients in South Sudan.
National Public Radio
Deportation Threat Doesn't Diminish Young Migrants' U.S. Hopes
Ilbaro was deported from the U.S. after spending six months in a Texas detention facility.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Guatemalan boy left for better life in U.S., died alone
Above: Cipriana Juarez Diaz, the mother of Gilberto Ramos, left, a Guatemalan boy whose decomposing body was found in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, cries during an interview Tuesday at her home in San Jose Las Flores, in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains along Guatemala's border with Mexico.
Hamilton Mountain News
Bringing educational opportunities to impoverished schools
As a teenager attending St. Mary's Secondary School, she assisted in building homes for poor families in a mountainous region of the Dominican Republic.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Boy's death highlights danger of border crossings
SAN JOSE LAS FLORES, Guatemala - The mother of a Guatemalan boy whose body was found in the desert about a mile from Texas' southern border said Tuesday she begged him not set out on the dangerous journey from their modest wood and sheet-metal home high in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
Christian Science Monitor
Can Guatemala revive Lake Atitlan before it's choked by trash?
It's a windy afternoon and Lake AtitlA n is choppy. Laden with 14 passengers, the last ferry of the day is about halfway across the lake when the captain abruptly cuts the engine.