Category: Guatemala

Travel, Research and Teaching in Guatemala and Mexico: In

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As a result, Quintana Roo is less a zone of migrant transit than a migrant destination. Although some residents reported unpleasant exchanges at checkpoints and commented on agents’ frequent arrogant behavior, we did not hear about reported incidents of excessive abuse. I plan to go with Caravan Tours next year.” “I LOVED the meals at all the hotels. This semester intertwines personal growth with adventure, service, and a greater awareness of the global community as you...
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"Strange Lands and Different Peoples": Spaniards and Indians

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After coup of 1979, Orden and Ansesal officially disbanded. To reduce the burden of CVD in Mesoamerica by establishing a Center of Excellence to carry out research, training, and capacity-building for prevention and management of CVD and related risk factors. Division and overlap of police forces’ roles appears to present yet another set of problems. Within Central America the citizens of each country are affectionately known by a nickname of which they are proud, but which is sometimes used disparagingly by others, much like the term "Yankee."
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Images from the Underworld: Naj Tunich and the Tradition of

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The 3.7 tons of cocaine interdicted throughout Mexican territory between December 2012 and July 2013 was less than half the full-year seizure totals reported by Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, and Venezuela. Though the region is more violent than both Mexico and Colombia, Central America receives much less American aid. Article, El Buki's Tale — Murder of Michael Devine. Their pool was huge, modern, and even had a swim-up bar — but it was closed for construction, sadly.
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Engendering Mayan History: Kaqchikel Women as Agents and

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Licensing fees and availability vary by the type of usage, so please provide information on how you'd like to use it. I’ve got some cool soccer stories for you. Mexico’s grand casino expansion came crashing down after the gangland fire-bombing of Monterrey’s Casino Royale in August 2011 which killed 53 people and many casinos have closed, it looks like gambling in many forms will not be expanding any time for many years to come.
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Coban and the Verapaz: History and cultural process in

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Central America is an isthmus, or land bridge, that unites the two continents of North and South America. However, Lobo's methods for confronting crime have not led to a reduction in homicide rates and some government opponents are concerned about what they see as an increase in repression. Published 2010-10-17 -- Reductions in malaria have been recorded in two of the most malaria endemic municipalities in Guatemala thanks to the work of LEPRA Health in Action. It was so fun that I stayed two months instead of one.
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Story of Antigua Guatemala

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Despite the modest nature of two-way trade, Australian companies are taking advantage of niche opportunities to provide professional services throughout the region. The montane ecoregion of northern Central America exists as more than 40 relatively small habitat islands extending from southern Mexico to the southeast through Guatemala then into El Salvador and Honduras. With the wealth of information they share on their popular website RetireEarlyLifestyle.com, they have been helping people achieve their own retirement dreams since 1991.
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Chan: An Ancient Maya Farming Community (Maya Studies)

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The five regions carry on as independent nations. Carrera intervened several times in the internal politics of El Salvador and Honduras, and in 1857 Guatemalan troops played a major part in ousting a U. Special instruction and attention are required for dishes that have been handed down within the family and are usually prepared only on special occasions. As of February 2014, the State Department reported that the Mérida Initiative has allocated $112 million in technology for border security, “including non-intrusive inspection equipment, improvement of infrastructure, and personnel training in the areas of border security.” An unknown, likely smaller, additional amount—much of it for Mexican Navy / Marine facilities and training—has come from the Defense Department’s counter-drug budget.
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Latest correspondence between Mexico and Guatemala, with the

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He’s been in San Pablo for 23 years and is the only gringo in town (known affectionately as Estuardo). CIA gave Colonel Alpirez a "final payment" of $44,000 at about time of Bamaca's murder. The investment you need to make in this country to retain that water and to transform these areas is not there yet." The Colón Free Trade Zone (CFZ), linked to the canal on the Caribbean coast, is the world’s second largest free trade zone after Hong Kong and may be attractive to companies looking to access Central America, the Caribbean and northern South America.
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Remarkable Remains Of The Ancient Peoples Of Guatemala

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Baltimore Sun, 6/15/1995 Honduras, Israel. He’s been better than when he first got sick, but is still incredibly weak and tired. Mexico’s southern border states account for less than 5 percent of its population, and Guatemala’s border states are about 20 percent. At the hands of both narco and gang activity, people are dying at a higher rate today in Guatemala and El Salvador than during those countries’ civil wars. And it results in situations—like the 11 checkpoints along one 140-mile stretch of highway—that hinder commerce, invite abuse, and fail to curb illegality.
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NIGHTMARE OR REALITY (Thela Latin America)

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On 24 September 2007, moderate and strong explosions occurred, accompanied by ash plumes extending up to 900 m above the crater, and constant degassing sounds for periods of up to 20 min. Tehuantepec (far to the north), Nicaragua and Panama (to the south of Central America proper) each present, however, the anomaly of low passes through which a transcontinental railway, a river and an interoceanic canal cross, respectively, between the Atlantic and the Pacific.
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