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Guatemala Newswire

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  1. Central FC beaten in CCL againRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Comunicaciones celebrates after scoring against visiting Central FC in a Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League game on Thursday in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Photo: Juan Meono GUATEMALA CITY-Wilson Lalin scored in the first half as Comunicaciones recorded a 1-0 Group D win over T&T Pro League and Caribbean Football Union Club Champions Central FC in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League on Thursday night at the Estadio Cementos Progreso.


  2. Pics: Protesters urge Perez to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Otto Perez, who has refused to quit in the face of accusations by his attorney general that he was involved in a lucrative customs racket. Carrying banners proclaiming, "Guatemala has no president," demonstrators staged marches from the capital to the regions while businesses ranging from McDonald's restaurants to brewery Cerveceria Centro Americana closed in support of the protest.


  3. Guatemala national strike demands president linked to corruption and mass murder step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Boing Boing

    Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina talks to reporters after an event in Zacapa, in this handout photograph released to Reuters by the Guatemala Presidency on August 21, 2015. Democracy Now did a great interview today with journalist Allan Nairn , on the unprecedented protests taking place today in Guatemala.


  4. U.S. Geothermal Short Interest Down 5.9% in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... acquisition, development and utilization of geothermal resources in the Western United States and the Republic of Guatemala. The Company constructs, manages and operates power plants that utilize geothermal resources to produce energy. The Company ...


  5. Top Guatemala prosecutor urges Perez to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Silicon Alley Insider

    Guatemala's top prosecutor urged President Otto Perez to resign due to corruption charges against him, to keep the country stable amid widespread anti-government demonstrations. The prosecutor general of the nation "recommends that the constitutional president of the Republic of Guatemala offer his resignation to stave off the inability to govern that national instability could cause," said a statement from the office, which acts as representative of the state in legal affairs.


  6. Columbus Exploration Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire Organic Food Company Agricola Nuova TerraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Market Wire

    Columbus Exploration Corporation is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive share exchange agreement with an effective date of August 19, 2015 to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Agricola Nuova Terra Guatemala, S.A. , a private Guatemalan-incorporated, leading producer of organic and conventional produce. Peter Gianulis, CEO of Columbus Exploration, commented: "Signing of the definitive agreement is the culmination of an extensive negotiation and due-diligence process that involved a comprehensive independent financial audit and in-depth evaluation of Agricola's business.


  7. Former Guatemalan dictator to face genocide retrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 |

    ... Ixil Maya areas as the government sought to stamp out rural support for leftist guerrilla groups at the height of Guatemala's 1960 to 1996 civil war. "He waged a genocide against our people. Many people died. They burned our houses and our animals. ...


  8. Guatemala's ex-VP ordered to stand trial for corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Guatemala's former Vice President Roxana Baldetti attends a court hearing in Guatemala City, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.


  9. Guatemala corruption scandal leads to political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | The Day

    Guatemala City - Street demonstrations, the resignation of cabinet ministers and the arrest of his former vice president have pushed Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina into a corner. Protesters demanding Perez Molina's resignation blocked roads on the outskirts of Guatemala City on Tuesday, the same day a judge was expected to rule on allegations that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti accepted $3.7 million in bribes as part of a scandal that forced her from office.


  10. Elections will not save democracy in GuatemalaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Buenos Aires Herald

    A corruption scandal reaching up to outgoing President Otto Prez Molina threatens to derail democratic rule in Guatemala ahead of the presidential election scheduled for September 6. Having announced on national television that he will not resign, Prez Molina is resisting popular protests demanding that anticorruption reforms be passed before the next election is held. Sadly for the impoverished Central American nation, the spotlight during the campaign season has been on the corruption scandals rather than on what candidates will do to reduce poverty and increase opportunities in the country with the largest indigenous population share in Latin America.


  11. Guatemala: unrest follows president's refusal to resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Spero News

    The embattled president of Guatemala has refused to step down, despite multiple calls from within and without his party. Economy Minister Sergio de la Torre and Education Minister Cynthia del Aguila resigned on August 22, while former Vice President Roxana Baldetti is now under arrest.


  12. Guatemala presidential race narrows as independent gains - pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | The Star Online

    Guatemala's presidential race has tightened in the final stretch with opposition candidate Manuel Baldizon's lead under pressure from an independent as corruption scandals batter the political establishment, opinion polls showed on Thursday. Baldizon, runner-up in the 2011 vote, is being chased hard by independent contender Jimmy Morales, a television presenter who has benefited from public anger over corruption allegations that have shaken the government.


  13. Opposition 11: Who will Arabe Unido start against D.C. United in the...Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Black And Red United

    It can be pretty difficult for MLS clubs to scout their non-Liga MX opponents in the CONCACAF Champions League, but hopefully D.C. United will have done whatever they can before tonight's game against Arabe Unido. La Furia Colonense is a perennial CCL qualifier and have occasionally made it through to the knockout round.


  14. The trouble shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 |

    ... ruffled the pine trees, the sky was a turquoise shade of blue and we were in what once was a large gravel pit. Guatemala is a country awash in weapons, perhaps a legacy of the twenty year plus civil war and the later influx of narco-traffickers and ...


  15. Cenote discovered under 1,000-year-old Mayan temple in Chichen Itza in MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Daily Mail

    ... of a mysterious king in the early days of the Mayan empire has been discovered in ancient ruins in the jungle of Guatemala. The 1,600-year-old tablet, known as a stela, is covered in hieroglyphic writing and dates from a time of great political ...


  16. 10 cool places to for cocktailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | St. Augustine Record

    Visitors to the San Sebastian Winery participate in a tasting in the barrel room at the end of their tour. [email protected] Charred oak barrels, once used to made whisky, contain fermenting wine, in the barrel room of San Sebastian Winery.


  17. Rebecca Minkoff x The Honest Company CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 |

    Well-known designer Rebecca Minkoff has teamed up with The Honest Company , co-founded by actress Jessica Alba , on a new collection. The Rebecca Minkoff x The Honest Company collection was inspired by and sourced in Solola, Guatemala in collaboration with FINCA.


  18. Medina's Tom Borror earns statewide Kiwanis awardRead the original story

    Friday Aug 14 | The Medina Gazette

    ... recognized for his charitable work in the Medina community, as well as his humanitarian efforts in the Republic of Guatemala. Locally, he's affiliated with Feeding Medina County, Medina Creative Housing, the Society for Handicapped Citizens and Camp ...


  19. Fashionable causes: Rebecca Minkoff x The Honest Company CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 |

    Rebecca Minkoff and Jessica Alba's The Honest Collection are collaborating on a capsule collection using textiles handmade in Guatemala. Rebecca Minkoff is proud to announce the launch of her new collection created with Jessica Alba 's The Honest Company .


  20. Rebecca Minkoff Just Launched A Collection With The Honest CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 |

    ... institution serving low-income entrepreneurs in developing countries." All of the fabric was sourced in Guatemala and woven on foot loom as in the Mayan tradition. With the purchase of these products, Rebecca Minkoff and The Honest Company will help ...