Category: Guatemala

Building the Guatemalan Interagency Task Force Tecún Umán:

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In 2013, 22 percent of Central American immigrant families lived in poverty, higher than both all immigrant (18 percent) and native-born families (10 percent). Facts: For what it's worth, Guatemalan Coffee is MakeGoodCoffee.com's favorite coffee of the world. To decrease the likelihood of becoming a victim, do not display items of value such as laptops, iPods, iPads, cameras, or jewelry and refrain from using a cell phone on the street. For Guatemalan and Salvadoran immigrants and their children, it is 61 percent.
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Terror in the Countryside: Campesino Responses to Political

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Cash to Central America, make sure that the bills are new, clean and not torn or it may not be exchanged. $2 bills are considered lucky so bring some for tips. These children are fleeing violence, murder, extortion, rape, and abuse in some of the world’s most violent countries. What we are doing here is logical interventions that are proven to reduce malnutrition. DFS (Federal Security Directorate) administering drug traffic. Within days, roads were cordoned off by mobs of people who set up barricades of burning tires and tree logs.
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Black Carib Household Structure. A Study of Migration and

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In legal proceedings, meanwhile, migrants are rarely provided with adequate representation and interpretation services, and Central American governments often fail to provide adequate consular services. International airspace, controlled by the countries or their agencies, is normally divided into “Flight Information Regions” (FIR), based on ICAO regulations and identified by the controlling authority. On 23 March 1985, Medrano was assassinated. As a result of the aggressive strategy towards organized crime maintained by Mexico over the last seven years, the country's two principal cartels, the Pacific Cartel [an alliance of the Sinaloa Cartel and the Gulf Cartel ] and the Zetas, have moved 90 percent of their US-bound cocaine trafficking operations to Central America.
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The Graffiti of Tikal: Tikal Report 31 (University Museum

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Instead, those institutions' failures and cruelties have only deepened as U. Do not lose this piece of paper as you will need to produce it on departure. Clouds and dense haze totally obscured the volcano for 11 days of the 25-day reporting period (28 April-22 May), and visibility was limited to only a few hours on many other days. When Honduras withdrew from the Union, a three-year civil war ensued.
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A Descriptive Account Of The Republic Of Guatemala, Central

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It received hundreds of foreign and local press corps and is set to be one of the most popular outlets soon. Fort San Fernando (1753 - 1790's ?) built on the north shore of the bay opposite the town, replacing Fort San Felipe. Despite extensive government labor clamp down (including National Guard raid of hospital workers strike), Irving Brown, known CIA and head AFL-CIO's Department of International Affairs, issues report claiming "a shift away from violent repression and an improvement in human rights."
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The Sky Never Changes: Testimonies from the Guatemalan Labor

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The Spanish, around 1750 or so, built a line of stone-walled trenchworks on Aguadulce Hill to protect Panam� City from a westward landward attack. Democratic governments in the region encourage trade and promote increasingly open economic policies. We also encourage readers to copy and distribute our work for non-commercial purposes, provided that it is attributed to InSight Crime in the byline, with a link to the original at both the top and bottom of the article.
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Conquest and Survival in Colonial Guatemala, Fourth Edition:

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Minor traffic incidents can quickly escalate to violence when one or both parties are carrying firearms that they are not hesitant to use. If you are threatened by robbers, stay calm and do not resist: injuries and deaths have occurred when victims have resisted. Guatemala is a stunningly beautiful country where lowland plains and coasts meet rising highlands that characterize most of the terrain. Passport should be valid from 3 to 6 months (depends on how long you allowed to stay there) from the day you enter the country; One blank page in the passport for stamps; Exit ticket from Costa Rica.
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Intra-Site Obsidian Distribution and Consumption Patterns in

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Though Venezuelan cities, for example, have seen a rise in crime over the last couple of years, the bloodiest cities are found in five Central American nations. November through to April is the dry season and in the mountainous central region (Guatemala City, Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango, Cobán and the highlands) it is an ideal climate for outdoor pursuits with average temperatures of 18°C (64°F).
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The Blood of Guatemala: A History of Race and Nation (Latin

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Little girls of five or six years may be seen carrying tiny babies in the same way in order to help out, but seldom are they out of sight of the mother. The highest mountain in the western part is Montecristo (2418 m), which marks the border between El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. In the face of this pressure, Serrano fled the country. The observations here are the author’s alone and do not necessarily represent the views of the U.
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Revolution in the Countryside: Rural Conflict and Agrarian

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Other federal agencies such as the Departments of Agriculture, Labor, and the Treasury have programs either in place or in the planning stages to support specific aspects of the peace accords. With tactics ranging from outright military domination to facilitating competition between subregional powers Guatemala and Nicaragua to ensuring the dominance of the United Fruit Co. in Central American politics and business, the United States used the first several decades of the century to ensure that Central America — and by extension the Caribbean — was under its control.
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