Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search

gar Calderón and Henry Morales Arana / AFP - June 7, 2018

GUATEMALA CITY – The threat of fresh landslides forced emergency workers Thursday to suspend a search for victims of a major eruption of Guatemala's Fuego Volcano, the…

Authorities in Guatemala: search for survivors ‘almost impossible’
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Authorities in Guatemala: search for survivors ‘almost impossible’

Edgar Calderón and Henry Morales Arana / AFP - June 6, 2018

Under a grey cloud, rescue teams search for missing people after the powerful eruption of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala, which left at least 69 dead and…

Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered

Henry Morales and Edgar Calderón / AFP - June 4, 2018

Rescue workers pulled more bodies from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least…

5 questions for Guatemalan artist Herssonoe
Weekend Arts Spotlight
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Weekend Arts Spotlight
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5 questions for Guatemalan artist Herssonoe

Elizabeth Lang - May 13, 2018

For the past eight years, the Guatemalan artist Herssonoe has been perfecting the use of vivid colors to create characters with striking imperfections, both in their bodies…

13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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13’30 Restaurant hosts exhibit by Guatemalan artist Herssonoe

Elizabeth Lang - May 4, 2018

13'30 Restaurant, located in Barrio Escalante in eastern San José, also serves as a small gallery space for both national and international artists, designers and musicians. Today…

Former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt dies at 91
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt dies at 91

AFP - April 1, 2018

Former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt died Sunday at 91 years of age. His trial for genocide had been suspended; Ríos Montt was accused of the murder…

New study explores inequality, church influence in Central America’s slums
Poverty
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Poverty
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New study explores inequality, church influence in Central America’s slums

AFP - March 14, 2018

Young people from Central America’s poor neighborhoods bear the brunt of limited opportunities for work and study and unequal distribution of wealth in their countries, according to…

Following Trump, Guatemala begins process to move embassy to Jerusalem
Central America
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Central America
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Following Trump, Guatemala begins process to move embassy to Jerusalem

Edgar Calderón / AFP - December 26, 2017

Guatemala said Monday it is starting the process of moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, after President Jimmy Morales announced the day before that he would…

VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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VIDEO: New Costa Rican documentary explains forced Central American migration

Elizabeth Lang - April 4, 2017

Waves of Central American migration toward the United States have been increasing during the past decade, but the root causes are often misunderstood. To tell the untold stories…

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