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  1. Federal jury convicts Wilde of first-degree murder at marijuana growRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times-Standard

    A federal jury convicted Kneeland resident Mikal Xylon Wilde of first-degree murder along with five other charges on Monday for gunning down a 40-year-old migrant worker in 2010 at the marijuana farm he was operating, according to a press release issued by the U.S. Attorney's Office Northern California District. Wilde, 33, was found guilty of premeditated first-degree murder of 40-year-old Mario Roberto Juarez-Madrid of Santa Rosa, Guatemala, on Aug. 25, 2010.

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  2. Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration. Last month, President Barack Obama included $1 billion for Central America in the budget request he sent to Congress.

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  3. Jury Convicts Wilde of Murder, Five Other ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... plants and first degree murder in the furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. Juarez-Madrid, of Santa Rosa, Guatemala, had been living in the United States illegally for less than a year at the time of the shooting, according to Humboldt County ...

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  4. Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, left, walks with Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina after a photo opportunity at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Monday, March 2, 2015. Joe Biden is starting a two day trip to meet with the leaders of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras regarding immigration issues.

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  5. PDAC Spoofed: It's funny because it's absurd; it's tragic because it's trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Indybay.org

    ... organizer with MISN. Small refers to the fact that Goldcorp lied to communities surrounding their Marlin Mine in Guatemala, telling locals that they were orchid farmers while they were buying up land to develop the mine. "People never knew it was ...

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  6. the volcano they call FuegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Examiner.com

    ... Antigua, Ciudad Vieja and further inland. By late afternoon streets, houses and cars were dusted, as far inland as Guatemala City, where the main airport was closed. This wasn't a friendly dust but a gritty abrasive that squeaked when touched. It ...

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  7. ACS convenes meeting of ministerial council in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Caribbean News Now!

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- On March 10, 2015, Guatemala will host the 20th ordinary meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Association of Caribbean States as well as its preceding preparatory meeting. The meeting is convened annually by the Ministerial Council, which is the main governing body of the Association consisting of ministers and representatives of the member states.

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  8. Redondo Beach Rotary Club Helps a School in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Patch.com

    On a Rotary District trip to Guatemala in a community close to Guatemala City we stopped by a school to help start a crime and violence prevention program.

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  9. Guatemalan rappers promote Mayan language, stories to youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Day

    Left, musician Rene Dionisio, a.k.a. Tz'utu Baktun Kan, from the band "Balam Ajpu," in a studio in Guatemala City. A group of Guatemalan musicians is on a mission to breathe life into a pre-Columbian language and heritage through a thoroughly modern genre: hip-hop.

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  10. OAS is nearing the end of the lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Miami Herald

    On March 18, member countries of the Organization of American States will elect a new secretary-general who will face the daunting challenge of turning around the 66-year-old institution. This election is critical because the OAS is at the proverbial end of the line.

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  11. Guatemalan rappers promote Mayan language, stories to youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... ancient art." Three years in the making and completed in mid-February, the album's songs pay tribute to each of Guatemala's 22 provinces plus Mexico's Chiapas and Yucatan, encompassing the region where the Mayan civilization hit its apex around A.D. ...

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  12. Guatemalan rappers use Mayan rhymes to promote ancient language, storiesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | The Japan Times

    ... ancient art." Three years in the making and completed in mid-February, the album's songs pay tribute to each of Guatemala's 22 provinces plus Mexico's Chiapas and Yucatan, encompassing the region where the Maya civilization hit its apex around A.D. ...

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  13. Northern Va. laborer office doesn't keep workers off cornerRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Washington Times

    ... developments, shopping centers and office buildings that dominate today. Many workers came from a rural part of Guatemala known as Nebaj Quiche, after someone from that area who was finding work in northern Virginia sent word back about the jobs. ...

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  14. Third round consolation matches set for Lamar and 2A area wrestlersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Lamar Daily News

    ... police dog is being kicked off the force after biting a doughnut shop worker and an officer in separate incidents. GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - A group of Guatemalan musicians is on a mission to breathe life into a pre-Columbian language and heritage ...

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  15. Immigrants hold on to hope despite relief program suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | New York Daily News

    Francisco Curiel, an immigrant affected by the judicial challenge to the Obama's immigration reform, speaks New York Immigration Coalition rally in Manhattan on Wednesday. Their dreams are on hold - but many immigrant New Yorkers say they're holding onto hope despite a federal judge's ruling suspending President Obama's relief programs.

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  16. Busy day laborer office in Centreville doesn't keep all workers off the cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Washington Post

    ... developments, shopping centers and office buildings that dominate today. Many workers came from a rural part of Guatemala known as Nebaj Quiche, after someone from that area who was finding work in Northern Virginia sent word back about the jobs. ...

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  17. Cobourg tour learns about Canadian mining in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | InsideHalton.com

    Northumberland News photographer/editor Karen Longwell is traveling with Cobourg based Horizons of Friendship, on an educational tour in Guatemala from Feb. 9 to 22. During the trip the group will visit Horizon's partner organizations, which are doing work in health, indigenous people's rights and education. Canadian people may think their country has a very passive image in the world, the Horizons of Friendship heard today from the partner organization Tzuk Kim Pop.

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  18. Glimpses of Optimism in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | CFR.org

    The news and statistics from Guatemala are anything but reassuring. More than half the nation's sixteen million citizens live in poverty.

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  19. Wanted: muchachasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... we all knew people, back in Antigua , who had and the stories weren't pretty. I had the latest (2014)map of Guatemala , which was still stiff to unfold. Reid was driving his fairly new little Chevrolet that he'd driven down from Chicago a few months ...

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  20. The Rotary Foundation receives Guatemala's highest honorRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2013 | Rotarian

    RI President-elect Gary C.K. Huang and his wife, Corinna , meet with Guatemala's president, Otto Perez Molina. RI President-elect Huang learns how the mechanical cow at Proximos Pasos, a school in Santa Maria de Jesus, Guatemala, produces soy milk.

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