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Record Amount of Refugees Are Fleeing Violence From Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala

Added: 23.05.2018 4:19 | 20 views | 0 comments

The United Nations said there was an alarming rise in the number of refugees and asylum seekers who are fleeing violence and persecution across Central America, according to The Guardian. The UN called on the international community to rise up and help meet the "huge needs" facing the crisis. The number of those fleeing increased from only 18,000 in 2011 to almost 294,000 at the end of 2017, noting how the number grew by 58% last year alone. The UN's refugee agency UNHCR said the number of Central American applications for refugee status also rose as shown by out of 350,000 applications between 2011 to 2017, almost 40% were filed last year. Central America had four of the world's 50...

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Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

Added: 21.05.2018 13:57 | 19 views | 0 comments

JERUSALEM (AP) — Paraguay has opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of the United States and Guatemala. President Horacio Cartes dedicated the...

Immigrant living in church leaves sanctuary for surgery

Added: 18.05.2018 13:15 | 3 views | 0 comments

A man living in a Massachusetts church as he tries to avoid deportation to his native Guatemala was forced to leave the sanctuary for the first time in months to have his appendix removed.


Following U.S. lead, Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

Added: 16.05.2018 13:06 | 22 views | 0 comments

Guatemala festively opened its new embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the second country to do so after the United States, and giving Israel a diplomatic boost as it faces international criticism for the deadly violence on the Gaza border.
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales dedicated the...


Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, two days after U.S. move

Added: 16.05.2018 10:48 | 11 views | 0 comments

Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the United States inaugurated its new site in the contested city in a move that infuriated Palestinians and drew international condemnation.


Why All The Debate? Haspel Was Born To Lead The CIA

Added: 14.05.2018 12:33 | 27 views | 0 comments

Article by WN.Com Correspondent Dallas Darling I remember well visiting Dos Erres, a small village in the Guatemalan countryside where more than 160 people were killed, including 65 children who were tied to a rope so their heads could be smashed on rocks. This welcome to a Guatemalan hellhole had been preceded by a labor activist who was wanted by the government because he was a labor activist, and a massive protest in Guatemala’s Central Plaza that was brutally crushed by the police and Guatemalan army, with U.S. military advisors looking on. Meanwhile, and as President Ronald Reagan was meeting with Gen. Efrain Rios Montt, the president of Guatemala and one of the principal architects of...


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