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  1. Ten-pin bowlingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Economist

    CORRUPTION scandals are two-a-penny in Latin America. But few have inflicted as much damage on an incumbent government as in Guatemala.


  2. How Guatemala is trying to keep girls from 'growing up too fast'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Christian Science Monitor

    An indigenous woman carries a child on her back while walking down a road in the village of Pambach, in the Alta Verapaz region, about 209 km from Guatemala City, February 20, 2014. Adolescent marriage is common in Guatemala, where roughly 40 percent of the population self-identifies with native indigenous cultures, rooted in tradition.


  3. OAS Secretary General Participated in Signing of Protocol to...Read the original story

    Monday May 25 | PressReleasePoint

    The Secretary General of the Organization of American States , Jose Miguel Insulza, today attended the signing of the Protocol to the Special Agreement between Belize and Guatemala, which will allow the governments of both nations to separately hold public consultations with a view to submitting their territorial dispute to the International Court of Justice. Authorities of both countries thanked Insulza for his presence at the event, his last act as OAS Secretary General, and recognized the value of his leadership of the hemispheric Organization.


  4. Uninformed, Apathetic or Impoverished, Most Guatemalan Youths Are Not Signed Up to Vote This YearRead the original story

    Sunday May 24 | Big News

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. PANAJACHEL, GUATEMALA - Splashes of water obscure the front of Odeth Elisa Gutierrez's brown blouse. The 20-year-old laundrywoman interrupts her work ...


  5. Girl, 16, beaten and burned to death by mob for 'involvement in taxi driver murder'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Metro UK News

    A 16-year-old girl was surrounded by a baying mob, beaten to the floor and finally burned to death because of her alleged involvement in the murder of a taxi driver. According to local reports, the girl was part of a three-strong gang that robbed and then murdered 68-year-old taxi driver Carlos Enrique Gonzalez in Rio Bravo, Guatemala.


  6. Mother 'will allow son's circumcision in return for release from prison'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Independent

    ... in just one month in English hospitals 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, Guatemala He was being courted by the same record company who had signed me and subsequently let me go, and I wanted him to know that there ...


  7. 16-year-old girl beaten and burned alive by lynch mob in Rio Bravo, GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies A 16 year old girl has been beaten and burned to death in Guatemala by a lynch mob, after she was accused of killing a taxi driver.


  8. Canberra meeting for Venezuela and Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Green Left Weekly

    ... solidarity brigade to Venezuela in 2016; and support the proposal to invite two activists (a woman comrade from Guatemala and a comrade from Venezuela) to the Conference in Solidarity with the Struggles and Resistance in Latin America, to be held ...


  9. U.S. Navy Seaman Schuyler Nesbitt gives Guatemalan children stuffed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | U.S. Department of Defense

    U.S. Navy Seaman Schuyler Nesbitt gives Guatemalan children stuffed animals at the Maria Luisa III School during a community service event in support of Continuing Promise 2015 in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, April 23, 2015. U.S. Army Gen.


  10. Fuego volcano becoming more active, say officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The China Post

    Guatemala's Fuego volcano is becoming become more active, belching out increasing amounts of smoke and ash, officials said on Friday. Fearing a full-blown eruption of the volcano, located just 50 kilometers from the capital of Guatemala City, disaster officials warned that aircraft should exercise caution when flying over Fuego.


  11. Colombia water works: Turning trash into cisternsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | The Miami Herald

    ... of plastic bottles has given the Colombian system an international cache. Ekomuros are currently being built in Guatemala and Mexico, and Alba has received queries from Nepal, where the earthquake-damaged infrastructure has made water storage a ...


  12. CableColor taps Transmode, NEC for high-capacity networkRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ... e industrial city of San Pedro Sula in Honduras. However, the new infrastructure also extends to Puerto Barrios in Guatemala, where it interconnects with CableColor's sister operation.


  13. Costa Rica consumer confidence near lowest level since 2009Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Inside Costa Rica

    May 13th, 2015 Pessimism amongst consumers has continued to increase for the last nine months, with consumer confidence reaching a near-record low in April, according to the Spanish-language financial newspaper , El Financiero . The Consumer Confidence Index , produced by pollster Unimer for EF, closed last month at 3.8 points, the second-lowest measurement ever taken since EF began producing the report in 2009.


  14. Cable Color selects Transmode for high capacity network in HondurasRead the original story

    Monday May 11 |

    ... with major hubs in the industrial city of San Pedro Sula in Honduras and also spans to Puerto Barrios, in Guatemala to interconnect with Cable Color's operations in Guatemala. The new infrastructure benefits from a low power design and offers ...


  15. Nonprofit makes an impact with mission tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    The donation of a 1997 Pierce Freightliner fire truck to the San Jose Pinula district in Guatemala paved the way for even more partnerships between the nonprofit Hope Ignited and the municipal district. The Tyler Fire Department donated the out-of-commission truck to the nonprofit, which in turn gave it to the district in Guatemala.


  16. Priest battles losing fight with cancer 5 hours from nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | The Victoria Advocate

    He was on sabbatical in Guatemala in 2006 when a heavy fatigue and persisting cough led to a temporary hospitalization. The Rev.


  17. 19 Guatemalan police arrested for extrajudicial killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The New Zealand Herald

    " Guatemala prosecutors say 19 national police officers have been detained and accused of extrajudicial killings and other crimes. The national prosecutor's office says the officers are accused of killing three men who resisted an eviction of indigenous farmers in the state of Alta Verapaz, about 120 miles from the capital.


  18. Tigo Guatemala launches LTE in the capital and seven municipalitiesRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    ) services in the capital Guatemala City and the municipalities of Santa Catarina Pinula, Villa Nueva, San Miguel Petapa, Villa Canales, Amatitlan Fraijanes and San Jose Pinula. 4G services are available at no extra cost to subscribers on any of ...


  19. Young Guatemalan Farmers Fight For Land Rights, Local Food, and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Yes! Magazine

    There is a crisis facing campesinos in rural Guatemala, as tens of thousands of unaccompanied minors have traveled to the United States over the last year in search of work. Yet the same forces that have driven many onto the migrant trail have led to the emergence of a movement of young campesinos organizing to stay on their land, and not be forced to migrate to the cities or the United States.


  20. Tuesday kickaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Washington Post

    James Rodriguez, left, and Cristiano Ronaldo prepare for the first leg of the Champions League semifinals at Juventus. *As expected, the U.S. Soccer Federation has arranged a pre-Gold Cup friendly July 3 between the United States and Guatemala at LP Field in Nashville.