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  1. Guatemala earns another Guinness for largest religious carpetRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    GUATEMALA, Guatemala City : Guatemalan Catholics have more reasons to celebrate this Holy Thursday: they earn another Guinness record for manufacturing a 2,012.5 meter-long carpet made with sawdust that covered the main street of the capital's historic center, breaking their own mark of 2013.


  2. Gabriel Garcia Marquez: More than magical realismRead the original story

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    ... tell it straight. It is done by reporters and by country folk." My father grew up in a town like Macondo - Gualan, Guatemala. Coincidentally, the same American company that dominated life in rural Colombia (and that was fictionalized in "One Hundred ...


  3. Mayan corn connection in ChilliwackRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Chilliwack Times

    ... Columbia today. There is an indigenous women's co-operative, "Heart of the Woman" working in Chimaltenango, Guatemala who have recently joined the Maya Corn Connection. These 13 female artisans produce beautiful scarves, shawls, shoulder bags and ...


  4. Members of Lev Tahor Jewish sect who fled Canada to appear in Guatemala courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 |

    Authorities in Guatemala agreed to a request from Canadian officials to keep tabs on one of two Lev Tahor families that fled Canada earlier this month, a Guatemalan immigration spokesman said Monday.


  5. A silver solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 |

    ... but the clay was, and found only in Rabinal, a rural town more noted for its' citrus crops. The town, located in Guatemala 's central upland province known as Baja Verapaz, has proved to be the springboard for a world-wide revolution in sustainable ...


  6. Martina McBride's fundraising organization giving fans chance to watch country star's soundcheck at upcoming Alabama concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Alabama Live

    ... singer's Huntsville soundcheck. "Everlasting Music For Kids" generates funds to provide musical instruments to Guatemala's Covenant House International, which provides a home for girls ages 9 to 15 who've been orphaned, abandoned and victims of ...


  7. Israel-Guatemala, a surprisingly close friendshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | Jerusalem Post

    It is no coincidence that Israel has always been the first to offer humanitarian aid to Guatemala after natural disasters.


  8. Guatemalans Affected by Coffee Rust, Barely Make Ends MeetRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | AlertNet

    ... she did not enroll her eldest daughter in school. Fortunately between May and October, WFP and the Government of Guatemala will provide food and technical assistance to the families of La Conquista to help them overcome this crisis. GUATEMALA CITY. ...


  9. Zeta Boss Captured in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Hispanically Speaking

    A Guatemalan man suspected of being a boss of Mexico's Zetas drug cartel was captured by police Monday in northern Guatemala, Government Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said.


  10. Guatemala Trip Gives Northwest Arkansas Teens New PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 8 | NWAonline

    ... a child in a Guatemalan slum. Five members of Keystone Club at the Boys & Girls Club of Benton County visited Guatemala City and Chimaltenango during spring break. Poverty has a different face for five teenage leaders at the Boys & Girls Club of ...


  11. Top 10 most expensive coffee beans in the worldRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 6 |

    ... all means, go ahead and give the St. Helena Coffee a try. The El Injerto coffee originated from the Huehuetenango, Guatemala territory. In the year 2006, this coffee produced by the El Injerto was able to take home the Cup of Excellence grand prize. ...


  12. Grand National: Did 'gentleman jockey' Sam Waley-Cohen save royal relationship?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | CNN

    ... pictures have an equine theme, including this of a boy and his blind pony in the countryside near Chimaltenango in Guatemala. These images were part of a project by animal charity The Brooke -- here working mules and their drivers depart from a ...


  13. 'Who Is Ede Lopez?'Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The East Hampton Star

    ... man, they learned from his passport that he was not Ede Lopez from Honduras but Rogelio Soloman Gonzalez, 28, from Guatemala. He was brought back to East Hampton, where village police charged him on March 25 with false personation, a misdemeanor. ...


  14. Guatemala to host ACS sustainable tourism meetingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | Caribbean News Now!

    ... Sustainable Tourism (SCST-25) from 22nd to 23rd May, 2014, which will be held in the colonial city of La Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala. Cognizant of the importance of supporting and sharing knowledge on sustainable tourism best practices among the ...


  15. Teen's killer imprisoned for life without parole: Victim's family still asking whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 2 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... during the two-week trial but his defense built a case against Maldonado. The men were childhood friends in Guatemala and, after moving separately to Daly City, maintained a relationship. Defense attorney Tom Kelley said Maldonado sexually abused, ...


  16. More Than a Decade Later, Man Who Stabbed High School Classmate to Death Gets Life in PrisonRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 |

    ... defense attorney Tom Kelley, Morales and Maldonado had a destructive relationship that dated back to their native Guatemala, where they met each other as teens. Maldonado began to sexually abuse Morales and then followed him to Daly City when his ...


  17. El SalvadorRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2013 | State Department

    ... ticket. In June 2006, El Salvador entered into the "Central America-4 (CA-4) Border Control Agreement" with Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Under the terms of the agreement, citizens of the four countries may travel freely across land borders ...


  18. Help Bring Bad Mining Companies to CourtRead the original story

    Monday Mar 31 |

    Q'eqchi' communities in Guatemala have been resisting the push of Canadian mining company HudBay Minerals into their land.


  19. Lev Tahor family in Guatemala no longer needs to check in with embassyRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 25 | The Toronto Star

    ... on the day an appeal was to be heard. Eight kids have been apprehended, while six remain with their parents in Guatemala, staying in a small lakefront town called Panajachel. “Yes, thanks God we don't have to go the Canadian embassy ...


  20. Former Guatemalan leader pleads guilty to taking Taiwanese bribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 24 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Salvadoran President Francisco Flores feel comfortable right now. It's bad for democracy and for the people of Guatemala and El Salvador that their leaders have taken bribes from Taiwan in return for continued diplomatic recognition. On the other ...