The New Zealand Herald
Guatemala top court: Local polls on mining legal
Guatemala's Constitutional Court has ruled that municipal governments must respect the results of referendums on whether mining projects can be developed in their towns.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Global Voices Online
Indigenous Guatemalan Q'eqchi Community Faces Ongoing Violations of Their Land and Human Rights
The threatening, violation and denial of the undeniable rights the Q'eqchi [indigenous Maya community] have over the land they acquired by their own means so many years ago, together with the stunning violation of basic human rights by evidence of abuse of force, not possibly rested on legal means, are unacceptable crimes and require immediate ... (more)
Wed Dec 04, 2013
How mobile money fights malnutrition in Guatemala
Customers are seen at mobile money transfers kiosks, known as M-Pesa agents, near Ngong township in the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi July 15, 2013.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Poor disabled children 10 times less likely to go to school than peers- NGO
Boys sing in a bus on their way to an interactive farm in Tecpan, Chimaltenango region, 88 km from Guatemala City, on July 19, 2012.
Using mobile money to deliver aid to communities hit by malnutrition and disasters
The international aid organisation Oxfam and Tigo in Guatemala have signed an agreement to continue to distribute aid using mobile money to people in the areas of the country that are the most affected by malnutrition.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Caribbean deals heat up Cyber Monday
The travel business isn't one to rest on its holiday laurels. Indeed, whether your buying season begins on Black Friday, Cyber Monday or another retail-inspired day of frenzy, travel companies will be there competing for your business.
5 Great Holiday Coffee Blends
The holiday onslaught is officially upon us, and whether you're looking for something new to sip after a gigantic meal, on a sleepy post-gigantic-meal morning, or simply deciding what to pack to survive at your tea-only relatives' house, America's boutique coffee roasters have heard your silent call.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
WZZM-TV Grand Rapids
Paralyzed man walks after just six weeks of therapy
One man, who has spent the last six weeks in West Michigan, is thankful for something many of us take for granted on a daily basis: the ability to walk.
Gobble, gobble! Tons of Turkey Trot races on tap throughout midstate on Thanksgiving
Despite being known as a holiday for gluttony, Thanksgiving is the most popular day for road races .
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Buenos Aires Herald
Morales doubles workers' Christmas bonus
Bolivian President Evo Morales announced yesterday that he will double the Christmas bonus for Bolivia's public employees which will be the equivalent of two months extra salary.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Man found guilty of murder in slaying of Daly City high school freshman
A Guatemalan national was found guilty of murder Wednesday after jurors determined he held down a Daly City high school student as an accomplice who was the "love of his life" stabbed the teen, prosecutors said.
I Sing of Arms, and the Van...
On December 31st they're going to stop making the VW Van. Some factory in Brazil will shut down and bring to an end 63 years of one of the greatest, slowest and most dangerous passenger vehicles ever made.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Ladies Day Out in Red Lion helps village in Guatemala
This can happen through Servants Inc.'s Ladies Day Out shopping event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Chapel Church's parish building, 3050 Cape Horn Road in Red Lion.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Guatemala Police Smash Drug Trafficking Ring
GUATEMALA CITY, Nov 13 -- Guatemalan police have dismantled a drug trafficking ring and re-captured a drug lord believed to control drug trade in the country's north, Xinhua news agency reported.