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The remains of 31 Ixil Mayans killed more than three decades ago during the height of Guatemala's civil war were laid to rest Wednesday in the country's western highlands amid the sounds of a violin and wafts of incense.
A musician yawns during a pause, while playing during the funeral of 31 victims of a civil war massacre in Santa Maria Nebaj, Guatemala, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
As president and founder of the South Florida Girl Up, a club of teenage activists in Florida for the Girl Up Campaign of the United Nations Foundation, I want to add my voice to that of other activists with whom I've collaborated to create and support the first clubs in Mexico, Ecuador, and Colombia.
"The establishment is the establishment for a reason," says talk radio host Laura Ingraham, reflecting on her 2014 endorsements of long-shot Republican challengers to incumbent politicians.
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Guatemala's National Coffee Association, or Anacafe, announced the existence of a new variety of coffee plant immune to roya, a fungus that causes coffee rust and which damaged crops on 70 percent of Guatemalan plantations in 2012 and 40 percent in 2013.
For some of the many migrant children from Central America streaming across the U.S. border in recent months, Sheba Velasco is a comforting voice at the other end of a phone line.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:22 pm
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