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  1. Reaching the Community Through LeadershipRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Pharmacy Times

    ... within the local St. Louis community and abroad on service learning trips. Steppleman traveled to Jutiapa, Guatemala, in January 2013; Gilwice, Poland, in July 2013; and Tecpn, Guatemala, in January 2014, as part of an international service learning ...

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  2. 2014 Year in Review: SeptemberRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Sounder at Heart

    ... settled, the Sounders were forced to settle for a 4-2 win." While Marco Pappa was off scoring all the goals for Guatemala and just being a general badass, the Sounders kept rolling in MLS, this time at home against perennial rival Real Salt Lake. ...

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  3. Mercosur summit puts Bolivia in spotlightRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Buenos Aires Herald

    Bolivia's entry into the Mercosur bloc is likely to take centre stage today as heads of state from across the region prepare to meet for the 47th Mercosur summit in Paran, Entre Rios province, today. The normally quiet, riverside city of Paran was bustling with activity amid preparations for a summit at which discussions over a common passport and pronouncements against "vulture funds" were also expected.

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  4. Guatemala's #Bucketlist Adventure: There's an App for ThatRead the original story

    Tuesday | Market Wire

    The Guatemala Tourism Board is pleased to announce a new mobile application specific to the destination's renowned Pacaya Volcano. An excursion growing in popularity and most recently named one of the "World Best Hikes" by National Geographic , the Pacaya Volcano presents the remarkable and singular experience of safely exploring an active volcano in the heart of Central America.

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  5. Guatemala police arrest US womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    " A 60-year-old U.S. citizen under arrest in Guatemala on extortion charges says she's the victim of identity theft. Debra Lee Gish of Washington, D.C., said Friday that two years ago she was assaulted by criminals who stole her identification and used it to open a Guatemalan bank account in her name where they collected two extortion payments from bus companies.

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  6. Guatemala police arrest US woman on extortion charge, but she says it's case of stolen IDRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Star Tribune

    A 60-year-old U.S. citizen under arrest in Guatemala on extortion charges says she's the victim of identity theft. Debra Lee Gish of Washington, D.C., said Friday that two years ago she was assaulted by criminals who stole her identification and used it to open a Guatemalan bank account in her name where they collected two extortion payments from bus companies.

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  7. Water And Sanitation Health (WASH) And Agroamerica Unite Efforts To...Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Sys-Con Media

    In this context, WASH -with its wide experience in water and sanitation in rural communities- signed a memorandum of understanding with Agroamerica to join efforts in improving the health and economy of families in the Guatemalan regions of Escuintla, San Marcos, Quetzaltenango, and Retalhuleu. "Agroamerica is doing some really great things.

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  8. Climate mitigation mechanism 'lacks human rights safeguards'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | SciDev.Net

    During a session at the UN's climate summit COP 20 last week, Maximo Ba Tiul, a representative of the People's Council of Tezulutlan, an indigenous group from Guatemala, asked: "Why do our human rights have to be violated to mitigate climate change effects?" His question was met with silence in the auditorium. Much of the discussion that has followed these remarks concerns the Clean Development Mechanism , a compensation system established to help developed countries meet their climate commitments by investing in projects that reduce carbon emissions in developing countries.

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  9. An American dream deferredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Mountain View Voice

    Carrying his daughter Diana, Francisco Tizol crosses the field towards his home in Tierra del Pueblo, near Mazatenango in Guatemala on July 31, 2014. Photo by Michelle Le It's a harsh reality for Francisco Tizol, a father living in rural Guatemala.

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  10. Lake AtilanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | CNN

    I visited Guatemala in Dec 2013 and did a tour that consisted of Lake Atilan in Panajachel and a boat ride to three of the villages around the Lake viz. San Juan, San pedro and Santiago Atitlan.

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  11. Western Hemisphere: Remarks at the Opening of the Connect 2022 Investment SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | State Department

    It is a privilege to be here today with so many distinguished representatives from Mesoamerican nations, regional and development organizations, and leaders from the private sector. I want to thank President Otto Perez Molina, Minister of Energy and Mines Erick Archila, and the Republic of Guatemala for hosting the first Connecting the Americas 2022 Investment Summit.

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  12. Medical professionals provide aid on Guatemala tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | HeraldNet

    Michael Mallahan travels abroad to help children hear. The audiologist at Mill Creek's Hearing and Balance Lab led nearly 30 volunteers on a medical mission to Guatemala earlier this month.

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  13. Killing of Guatemalan hunter likely to go unsolvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this May 27, 2014, photo, Odilia Sintu holds a frame with photos of her late son Jose Miguel Ramirez, below, and other relatives at her home in Zacapa, Guatemala. Ramirez went hunting for iguanas on a melon farm, and paid for it with his life.

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  14. Six Fun, Creative and Sustainable Ideas for Holiday GivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | OpEdNews

    ... dolls, consider enhancing their clothing collections with stunning handwoven doll clothes made by Mayan women in Guatemala. Beautiful ethnic costumes (running about the same price as the standard, prepackaged "Made in China" ensembles typically ...

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  15. Open letter to the president of GuatemalaRead the original story

    Friday Nov 28 | Caribbean News Now!

    Otto Prez Molina, President of the Republic of Guatemala Paris, 28 November 2014 Dear President Prez To mark Guatemala's national day dedicated to journalists, Reporters Without Borders, an international organization that defends freedom of information, wishes to inform you of its deep concern at the plight of journalists in your country. Guatemala, ranked 125th of 180 countries in the World Press Freedom Index compiled by Reporters Without Borders, remains a highly dangerous country for journalists.

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  16. Private firms filling Latin America's security gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, private guard Eliseo Sanchez, 33, poses for a photo with his weapon as he works for a sauna in the historic center of Guatemala City. Sanchez, who left his rural town of Jalapa five years ago when he couldn't find work, took a private security job in the capital.

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  17. Private firms filling Latin America's security...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ADVANCE FOR THURSDAY, NOV. 27, 2014, AND THEREAFTER - In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, private guard Eliseo Sanchez, 33, poses for a photo with his weapon as he works for a sauna in the historic center of Guatemala City.

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  18. President Ilham Aliyev hold meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Today.Az

    ... received the credentials of the newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Guatemala Herbert Estuardo Meneses Coronado. The head of state noted that there was good potential for the development of bilateral ...

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  19. Two Volcanoes Coffee Launches Guatemalan Whole Bean Gourmet Coffee on AmazonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | PRWeb

    This coffee belongs to a region called Barrancas, San Marcos which is specifically known for producing one of the best coffees in Guatemala with a deep full body flavor, no bitterness and delicious delicate floral notes. The founders of Two Volcanoes Coffee, a family-owned company that produces full-flavored coffee, are proud to announce that they are now selling their whole bean coffee on Amazon.

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  20. 25 years later, the Salvadoran Jesuits' legacy lives onRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 23 | St. Anthony Messenger

    ... programs, culminating Nov. 15 with a Mass celebrated by Jesuit Bishop Gonzalo de Villa Vasquez of Solola, Guatemala. Father Rolando Alvarado Lopez, Jesuit provincial for Central America, said from the pulpit: "The spirit rested in our Jesuit martyrs ...

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