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12 hrs ago | CBC News

Robbed on a Guatemalan roadside, Calgary man videotapes scary ordeal

A Calgary man and his British girlfriend who were robbed at gunpoint in Guatemala captured the entire frightening ordeal on camera and posted it to YouTube.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Open letter: Violations of Garifuna human rights in Honduras

To: The Honorable Presidents Barack Obama, United States of America Juan Orlando Hernndez, Republic of Honduras Otto Perez Molina, Republic of Guatemala Manuel Ortega, Republic of Nicaragua To: The Honorable Prime Ministers Ralph Gonsalves, St Vincent and the Grenadines Dean Barrow, Belize.

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Related Topix: Honduras, World News, Central America, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Nicaragua,

Army Times

Soldier dies during exercise in Guatemala

A soldier from the 56th Signal Battalion died Tuesday in Guatemala while participating in an exercise called Beyond the Horizon.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Cambridge Evening News

VIDEO: Watch shocking moment a Cambridge woman was robbed at gunpoint ...

Heidi Burton and Dan Landsborough Robbed at gunpoint on the road between San Pedro La Laguna and Santiago Atitlan.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Cambridgeshire County, England, Pedro, Electronic,

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Samsung's $862 Million Chemical Plant in Bolivia Largest Investment in Country's History

The urea and ammonia plant being built by South Korea's Samsung in central Bolivia will begin operating in 2016, President Evo Morales said.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

South China Morning Post

Guatemala earns another Guinness for largest religious carpet

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.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Seattle Times

Gabriel Garcia Marquez: More than magical realism

The great Colombian novelist, who died Thursday, called Mexico City home for much of his life, and it was there that I met him, at a chi-chi Mexican restaurant where he agreed to a sitdown with a half-dozen Los Angeles Times foreign correspondents and editors in 2004.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Colombia Travel, Travel, Journalism, Arts, Literature,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Mayan corn connection in Chilliwack

A cultural fashion show held at St. Thomas Anglican Church April 26 aims to broaden our knowledge and appreciation for Mayan culture.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Canada.com

Members of Lev Tahor Jewish sect who fled Canada to appear in Guatemala court

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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Martina McBride's fundraising organization giving fans chance to watch country star's soundcheck at upcoming Alabama concert

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- Here's your chance to experience a private mini-concert by one of country-music's biggest stars and most powerful female voices - and, while doing so, help some kids with odds stacked against them.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Israel-Guatemala, a surprisingly close friendship

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

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Related Topix: World News, Israel, Middle East, Opinion

Tue Apr 08, 2014

AlertNet

Guatemalans Affected by Coffee Rust, Barely Make Ends Meet

The Coffee Rust Crisis is hitting households economies in the small village of La Conquista.

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Related Topix: Central America, World News, Agriculture, Science

Hispanically Speaking

Zeta Boss Captured in Guatemala

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.

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NWAonline

Guatemala Trip Gives Northwest Arkansas Teens New Perspective

Courtesy the Benton County Boys & Girls Club Victoria Golden, 18, holds a child in a Guatemalan slum.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The East Hampton Star

'Who Is Ede Lopez?'

A Riverhead man who East Hampton police say fooled them and the courts his first time through the local justice system is facing a felony charge of forgery.

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Caribbean News Now!

Guatemala to host ACS sustainable tourism meeting

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The Directorate of Sustainable Tourism at the Association of Caribbean States , in collaboration with the Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo , has announced its upcoming event, the 25th meeting of the Special Committee on Sustainable Tourism from 22nd to 23rd May, 2014, which will be held in the colonial city of La Antigua ... (more)

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Patch.com

More Than a Decade Later, Man Who Stabbed High School Classmate to Death Gets Life in Prison

By Bay City News Service: A man found guilty of murdering a high school classmate in 2001 when he was 19 was sentenced to life without possibility of parole in a Redwood City courtroom Tuesday.

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