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Guatemala Congress Rejects Lifting Immunity For President Morales

Added: 12.09.2017 5:13 | 24 views | 0 comments

Guatemala's Congress voted on Monday to preserve President Jimmy Morales' immunity from prosecution after the attorney general previously submitted a request to investigate him over suspected finance irregularities during his 2015 election campaign, according to Reuters. The vote to protect Morales from possible prosecution went in his favor with only 25 of the 158 members of Congress voting to remove Morales' of his legal protections. Presidential immunity can only be lifted with the backing of at least two-thirds of the chamber which would be at 105 members. Supporters of Morales say that they were voting to stabilize the Central American nation by voting to stop the probe from moving...

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Guatemala congress rejects lifting Morales' immunity

Added: 12.09.2017 2:08 | 5 views | 0 comments

Investigators had hoped they could bring President Jimmy Morales to trial over alleged campaign-finance abuses.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Administration Swore It Wouldn't Arrest Undocumented Immigrant – Then Did Just That

Added: 11.09.2017 19:10 | 18 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump’s actions have once again proven why immigrants don’t trust the president himself nor the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, Raw Story reported Monday. According to The Santa Fe New Mexican, an undocumented Guatemalan immigrant named Gari was contacted by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and told they had located his brother on the Mexico/Arizona border. They asked he take over guardianship, even though the two brothers hadn’t seen each other for over 10 years, the report said. But in order for Gari to do that, he would have to provide his personal information to the government, alerting U.S. officials he was undocumented, Raw Story...

Death Toll Rises After Magnitude 8.2 Earthquake Strikes Mexico

Added: 08.09.2017 20:10 | 29 views | 0 comments

MEXICO CITY (AP) - One of the most powerful earthquakes ever to strike Mexico has hit off its southern Pacific coast, killing at least 32 people, toppling houses, government offices and businesses while sending panicked people into the streets more than 650 miles (1,000 kilometers) away. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake hit off Chiapas state near the Guatemalan border with a magnitude of 8.1 - slightly stronger than the magnitude 8 quake of 1985 that killed thousands and devastated large parts of Mexico City. Oaxaca state Gov. Alejandro Murat told local news media that at least 23 people had died in his coastal state. Civil defense officials said at least seven died...

Earthquake Hits Off Coast Of Mexico

Added: 08.09.2017 14:47 | 5 views | 0 comments

A massive 8.1 magnitude earthquake has struck near the Guatemala-Mexico border. Reporter Nic Wirtz has an update from Guatemala City.

From: www.npr.org

Massive Earthquake Hits Mexico

Added: 08.09.2017 10:15 | 6 views | 0 comments

A massive earthquake hit just off the Mexican coast near Guatemala overnight. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with reporter Emily Green from Mexico City.

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Earthquake hits off the coast of southern Mexico, killing at least 2

Added: 08.09.2017 8:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

A strong earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico, near the border with Guatemala, the USGS Geological Survey (USGS) reported Friday. A tsunami threat is being evaluated by the Tsunami Warning System, in the wake of the temblor

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Mexico quake triggers tsunami warning: Live updates

Added: 08.09.2017 7:01 | 3 views | 0 comments

A strong earthquake hit off the coast of southern Mexico, near the border with Guatemala, the US Geological Survey reported Friday.

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