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Mexico hit by 7.5 magnitude earthquake, buildings sway in capital

Added: 17.02.2018 0:11 | 25 views | 0 comments

In Mexico City, tall buildings swayed for more than a minute as seismic alarms sounded throughout the city, and tremors were felt as far away as Guatemala to the south.


Why is community radio in Guatemala important?

Added: 14.02.2018 13:48 | 3 views | 0 comments

Despite the legal challenges, Indigenous communities use radio to 'keep their language and culture alive'.

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Guatemala ex-president, ministers arrested over graft

Added: 14.02.2018 10:30 | 6 views | 0 comments

Former president and nine of his ex-ministers suspected of having embezzled funds and committed fraud in 2010.


Oxfam chairman arrested in Guatemala

Added: 14.02.2018 1:09 | 7 views | 0 comments

February 14, 2018 9:09 AM
GUATAMALA CITY (AFP) - The chairman of under-fire British charity group Oxfam International, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, was arrested on Tuesday (Feb 13) in his native Guatemala in a swoop related to government graft allegations, officials said.


Guatemala detains former president, finance minister on corruption charges

Added: 13.02.2018 21:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

Former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom and a former finance minister who is now Oxfam International's chairman were detained Tuesday in a corruption probe.


Chair of Oxfam International arrested on corruption charges in Guatemala

Added: 13.02.2018 16:10 | 20 views | 0 comments

Juan Alberto Fuentes detained over charges relating to his time as Guatemala’s finance minister, in fresh scandal for organisation embroiled in sexual exploitation allegations...

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Man charged in drunken-driving crash that killed Colts' Edwin Jackson

Added: 07.02.2018 16:48 | 10 views | 0 comments

Prosecutors filed felony charges on Wednesday against an immigrant illegally living in the U.S. who is suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and an Uber driver.Manuel Orrego-Savala, who is from Guatemala and has twice been deported from the...


Suspect in Colts player's death faces immigration charge

Added: 07.02.2018 15:48 | 15 views | 0 comments

Federal authorities have filed a new immigration charge against a Guatemalan man who has twice been deported from the U.S. and is now suspected in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man.U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler announced the immigration...


Edwin Jackson death: Illegal immigrant facing charges after alleged drunken driving crash

Added: 07.02.2018 14:26 | 4 views | 0 comments

The twice-deported Guatemalan illegal immigrant who is accused of killing Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and another man in a drunken driving crash over the weekend is now facing four felony charges, prosecutors announced Wednesday.


Teddy Cruz Wins 2018 Vilcek Prize in Architecture

Added: 07.02.2018 11:08 | 6 views | 0 comments

Each year selects American immigrant champions of the arts and sciences. This year the 2018 Vilcek Prize in Architecture was awarded to -born, and now -based, professor and architect . Cruz uses his past experiences, living in Guatemala during its civil war, to focus his academic and professional career on shaping political and socioeconomic forces.


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