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  1. Merry Music MakersRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | U.S. Department of Defense

    Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Jerome plays with a child during Continuing Promise 2017 while visiting an orphanage in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, Feb. 6, 2017. The mission provides humanitarian assistance and training to communities in Central and South America.

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  2. Guatemala orders expulsion of abortion ship, crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Stars and Stripes

    Guatemala's immigration office on Friday ordered the expulsion of a ship run by a Dutch nonprofit organization that performs free abortions onboard in international waters. The office said in a statement that it was also expelling the crew of the ship operated by Women on Waves, which travels the globe offering abortion services to women in countries where the procedure is illegal.

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  3. Guatemala expels 'abortion ship' offering procedure offshore in countries where it is bannedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    Rebecca Gomperts, founder of the Dutch organization Women on Waves, speaks with seminarian Gil Hernandez after a press conference at the Pez Vela Marina in the port of San Jose, 120 km south of Guatemala City, on February 23, 2017. Members of the Dutch organization Women on Waves can be seen on the group's "abortion ship" as it visited the Pez Vela Marina on February 23, 2017.

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  4. Guatemala orders expulsion of - abortion ship' and crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | South China Morning Post

    Guatemala's immigration office has ordered the expulsion of a ship run by a Dutch non-profit organisation that performs free abortions on-board in international waters. The office said that it was also expelling the crew of the ship operated by Women on Waves, which travels the globe offering abortion services to women in countries where the procedure was illegal.

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  5. It's either a godsend or a 'boat of death': Dutch abortion ship docks in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Age

    ... news your want direct to your inbox. Washington: Early Wednesday morning, a ship pulled into port in Quetzal, Guatemala. Depending on whom you ask, it's either a godsend or a "boat of death". The vessel, run by the non-profit Women on Waves, travels ...

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  6. US seeks extradition of ex-Guatemalan vice presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Nation

    The United States embassy said Friday it will seek the extradition of Guatemala's former vice president Roxana Baldetti and ex-interior minister Mauricio Lopez on drug trafficking charges. Baldetti and Lopez were indicted in US federal court in Washington on Wednesday on charges of conspiring to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine from January 2010 to May 2015, knowing it would ultimately be imported illegally into the United States.

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  7. Dutch Abortion Ship Detained by Guatemalan MilitaryRead the original story

    Yesterday | PressReleasePoint

    ... purpose. The Guatemalan Constitution guarantees the protection of life from the moment of conception. Abortion in Guatemala is illegal at any moment during pregnancy, except to save the life of the mother. Misoprostol pills, frequently used by Women ...

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  8. Dutch vessel offering abortion services docked in Guatemala. The army seized it.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    A ship and some of its crew have been detained in Guatemala after authorities say they were misled about the purpose of the crew's trip. The Dutch non-profit Women on Waves provides abortion services in international waters to women who live in countries where terminating pregnancies is illegal.

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  9. DHS chief tells Guatemalans US won't have mass deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Yahoo!

    U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said Wednesday on a visit to Guatemala that there won't be mass deportations by the Unites States, but he strongly discouraged any Guatemalans from considering the journey north. The executive orders issued by President Donald Trump on border security and immigration enforcement will result in people trying to enter the U.S. illegally being caught at the border, where they will be "treated fairly and humanely and returned to their home countries," Kelly said.

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  10. Mexico 'Will Not Accept' New US Immigration PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... allowed Pemex to invite foreign investors to participate in projects over the past year. Kelly will stop first in Guatemala on Wednesday to meet with President Jimmy Morales and the ministers of Government and Foreign Affairs, according to DHS, as ...

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  11. Guatemalan navy seizes abortion shipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Spero News

    Naval forces of Guatemala seized a ship belonging to Women on Waves -- a Dutch organization that provides abortions on the high seas. The group was committing abortions on women who were 10 weeks pregnant or less just outside the territorial waters of Guatemala.

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  12. Dutch boat docks off coast of Guatemala to offer abortions in international watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    The boat has the right conditions to provide medical abortions to women who are up to 10 weeks pregnant. Guatemala authorities and a Dutch nonprofit organization are locked in a standoff over a sailboat that has docked off the coast of the Central American country offering to perform free abortions.

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  13. Dutch boat offering abortions to Guatemalans detainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    Guatemala's army on Thursday detained a Dutch boat that intended to help women in the Central American country gain acess to abortions. Women on Waves, a non-profit, offers a way for woman living in countries where the procedure is illegal to get an abortion.

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  14. Guatemala blocks entry to Dutch ship providing abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to end their pregnancies, saying the move was prohibited by the country's constitution. A guard faces members of Women on Waves, a Dutch non-profit that provides abortion services beyond the territorial waters of countries where abortion is illegal, in Puerto de San Jose, Guatemala February 23, 2017.

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  15. Austria looks into broadening Airbus fraud lawsuit to U.S., BritainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    ... arrest for drugs offences that she described as a vendetta that would fail to silence her. PORT OF SAN JOSE, Guatemala Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to ...

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  16. Suicide bomber kills at least eight soldiers in Yemen's ZinjibarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    ... arrest for drugs offences that she described as a vendetta that would fail to silence her. PORT OF SAN JOSE, Guatemala Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to ...

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  17. Blast hits Turkey-backed Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State, monitor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    ... arrest for drugs offences that she described as a vendetta that would fail to silence her. PORT OF SAN JOSE, Guatemala Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women seeking to ...

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  18. The Guatemalan navy has 'detained' a Dutch 'abortion ship' after protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Guatemala's navy on Thursday dispatched a vessel to watch over a Dutch "abortion ship" carrying activists vowing to help women circumvent the country's longstanding prohibition on terminating pregnancies. "The military will not permit this group to carry out its activities in the country," the military said in a formal complaint to the prosecutor's office issued on instructions from President Jimmy Morales.

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  19. Uk's Labour and anti-Eu Ukip face questions after damaging election defeatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Reuters

    ... were filed in court alleging she received money from drug dealers inside the country's prisons. PORT OF SAN JOSE, Guatemala Guatemala's army detained a boat carrying a supply of abortion pills on Thursday and prevented it from picking up women ...

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  20. Guatemala army blocks Dutch boat offering abortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    The Dutch non-profit group, Women on Waves, offers free abortion services to women in countries where the procedure is banned. The Army said it had been instructed by President Jimmy Morales to act, and would defend "human life and the laws of our country" by preventing the group from carrying out abortions.

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