US men’s team redeems itself with 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala
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US men’s team redeems itself with 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala

AFP - March 29, 2016

The United States got their flagging 2018 World Cup qualification campaign back on track on Tuesday with a 4-0 thrashing of Guatemala. A shock 2-0 defeat to…

Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier
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Guatemala shocks US with 2-0 win in World Cup qualifier

AFP - March 26, 2016

Guatemala dealt a lackluster United States team a devastating 2-0 defeat in a 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday in Guatemala City. With goals in the first…

Guatemala convicts 2 ex-soldiers for sex slavery, murder in landmark case
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Guatemala convicts 2 ex-soldiers for sex slavery, murder in landmark case

AFP - February 27, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY – A Guatemalan court has sentenced two former soldiers to 120 and 240 years of prison for subjecting at least 15 indigenous women to sexual slavery…

A cup of joe with Joe
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A cup of joe with Joe

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz - February 24, 2016

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet in Washington Wednesday with the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala to work on the Alliance for Prosperity that supports…

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Brother of Guatemala’s ex-VP Roxana Baldetti, 12 others arrested for fraud

AFP - February 23, 2016

https://twitter.com/soy_502/status/702173651030900736 GUATEMALA CITY – The brother of Guatemala's former Vice President Roxana Baldetti and 12 others were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fraud involving contracting an Israeli company…

Honduras gets new anti-corruption commission
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Honduras gets new anti-corruption commission

AFP - February 22, 2016

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – The Organization of American States on Monday established an ambitious new corruption-fighting commission in Honduras aimed at replicating the success of a similar, U.N.-backed body…

Costa Rica’s Solís calls for ‘more substantive’ Central America integration
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Costa Rica’s Solís calls for ‘more substantive’ Central America integration

AFP - February 18, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY – It's time to leave the rhetoric aside, said Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solís as he kicked off a four-day visit to Guatemala Thursday…

Landmark sexual slavery case in Guatemala examines use of rape as weapon of war
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Landmark sexual slavery case in Guatemala examines use of rape as weapon of war

Louisa Reynolds - February 18, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY -- A groundbreaking sexual slavery trial that began in Guatemala on Feb. 1 seeks to expose the systematic rape of indigenous women that prosecutors say…

Two ex-soldiers tried in Guatemala for sex slavery, murder
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Two ex-soldiers tried in Guatemala for sex slavery, murder

AFP - February 1, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY – Two retired soldiers were in court Monday facing charges of murder, forced disappearance, and forcing 11 indigenous women into sexual slavery during Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil…

Guatemala tries 11 ex-soldiers over wartime massacres
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Guatemala tries 11 ex-soldiers over wartime massacres

AFP - January 19, 2016

GUATEMALA CITY – A Guatemalan judge opened a trial Monday of 11 retired soldiers accused of taking part in massacres of indigenous civilians during the country's bloody 1960-1996…