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  1. Tri-City dentist finds beauty, adventure, purpose in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Tri-cityherald.com

    Dr. Bart Roach, owner of Three Rivers Dental in Kennewick, poses with primary students at La Gomera school, Escuintla, Guatemala. Editor's note: Tri-City dentist Bart Roach recently returned from a weeklong trip to Guatemala - his seventh visit to the Central American country.

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  2. Hospitalito Atitlan's Indiegogo Campaign to Raise $7,000 for Ambulance Will Save Lives in GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2012 | 24-7 Press Release

    Hospitalito Atitlan a small, private nonprofit hospital in the highlands of Guatemala has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $7,000 for an ambulance that will allow it to save lives -- bringing patients to the hospital for treatment and/or transporting them to intensive care. HA serves 43,000 Maya in the Lake Atitlan area.

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  3. Ap Photos: Editor selections from Latin AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... for a trial against a former military officer and a former paramilitary fighter accused of sexual violence during Guatemala's civil war in Guatemala City. Military forces are accused of subjecting indigenous Q'eqchi women to systematic sexual and ...

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  4. Elder Cook visits Central America and reports missionaries are safe, members strengthening homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Deseret News

    ... Ochoa and Sister Rebeca Alonso, are providing incredible service." The leaders visited El Salvador, Costa Rica and Guatemala. In addition, Elder Cook traveled to Belize and and portions of the Coban Mission in Guatemala - visiting Latter-day Saints ...

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  5. UPDATE 1-Guatemala sees slower GDP growth this year, mulls bond issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Reuters

    Feb 4 Guatemala's government sees economic growth slowing this year to between 3.2 percent and 3.9 percent, below last year's expansion of 4 percent, Finance Minister Julio Hector Estrada said on Thursday. The country is also mulling an international bond issue later this year if market conditions permit, Estrada told journalists, which could help the newly-elected government plug away at the budget deficit.

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  6. Virginia mother battling Zika virus after mission trip to GuatemalaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Mail

    Brain fog, body aches, all kinds of little things: Virginia mother battling Zika after aid trip to Guatemala talks about her eight weeks and counting struggle with the virus Mother-of-three said she contracted it during a trip in November to Zacapa through what she thinks was a bite from an infected mosquito She said she has shared her story with the hopes of 'educating, raising awareness and preventing the spread of this virus' A Virginia mother battling the Zika virus following a mission trip to Guatemala has spoken out about her eight-weeks-and-counting struggle with the virus.

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  7. Pro Immigrant Groups Protest Immigration RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | San Fernando Sun

    ... border illegally. In response, we took a number of actions in collaboration with the governments of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, and the numbers declined dramatically. In Fiscal Year 2015, the number of apprehensions by U.S. Border ...

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  8. Comalapa Journal: Violence sends its victims northRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Harbor Times Soup

    San Juan Comalapa, Department of Chimaltenango, Guatemala - A few days ago a man who lives right around the corner from where I am staying was killed when delincuentes robbed the bus he was riding. No one knows exactly what happened, but it is thought the man may have resisted demands to turn over his money.

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  9. Marbel goes to the pacaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The 'Paca' is an institution in Guatemala , where field workers work for less than $5 a day and people subsist on a dollar a day. What is it? Under cover from the weather, in dilapidated sheds are piles of used and donated clothing, shoes and such, shipped from the US in hundred pound plastic bags and resold to those who can only afford second hand clothes, such as shirts for $1.50.

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  10. the volcano they call FuegoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... Antigua, Ciudad Vieja and further inland. By late afternoon streets, houses and cars were dusted, as far inland as Guatemala City, where the main airport was closed. This wasn't a friendly dust but a gritty abrasive that squeaked when touched. It ...

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  11. a I knew something was wrong,a Virginia mother contracts Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Haiti. But she put the helping on hold while she raised three children. Then in 2014 she made two trips to Zacapa, Guatemala, to help missionaries and special needs children. She made the trip again in 2015. Then three days after her returning to ...

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  12. Cage Wars 24 headlined by Miller-Morales boutRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    ... background in Bellator and World Series of Fighting as reasons for an exciting matchup. Morales was born in Guatemala and has developed a large following in his home country. Since then, he's trained with Wand Fight Team in Las Vegas as he prepared ...

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  13. A Site Where Traditional Artisans Can Sell Their Works To The WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... to the Mayan kingdom thousands of years ago. Part of what makes Chavez's story so interesting is that he survived Guatemala's long civil war and spent a harrowing period as a prisoner. "When the war ended here in Santiago, I was able to come out and ...

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  14. Guatemalan Women Forced Into Sexual Slavery Finally Have Their Day In CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | ThinkProgress

    An indigenous woman hides her face behind a scarf on the first day of hearings for a trial against a former military officer and former paramilitary fighter accused of sexual violence during Guatemala's civil war in Guatemala City, Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. In 1982, a group of Mayan men in the small Guatemalan village of Sepur Zarco filed for legal titles to win rights to the land they had famed and lived on for years.

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  15. Held up in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Examiner.com

    We'd left the moderately sized farming town of Salama a little before mid-morning and traveled west on what Guatemala calls Highway 5. On the previous day we'd followed the red-dotted lines on the map that indicated that it was 'under construction' but the better description would've been 'destruction' as it was a hellish route. There'd been a double espresso for me and breakfast for JR and the captain, at the town's only decent place for coffee charmingly called 'Deli-Donuts.'

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  16. Guatemala high court refuses to lift lawmaker's immunity for alleged human rights violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Jurist

    [JURIST] The Supreme Court of Guatemala on Thursday rejected a request to strip a member of congress of his immunity from prosecution for allegedly overseeing grave human rights violations during the country's civil war. Edgar Justino Ovalle is a top ...

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  17. The trouble shooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... 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 ...

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  18. CU student fundraising to create craft brewery GuatemalaRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 31 | CU Independent

    University of Colorado graduate student Nicholas Politte, 29, is breaking new ground by bringing craft beer out of the United States and into Central America. His hope is to raise enough capital to fund the start-up of Chelatenango, his craft brewery in Guatemala.

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  19. Guatemala high court refuses to lift lawmaker's immunity for alleged human rights violationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Jurist

    [JURIST] The Supreme Court of Guatemala on Thursday rejected a request to strip a member of congress of his immunity from prosecution for allegedly overseeing grave human rights violations during the country's civil war. Edgar Justino Ovalle is a top ...

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  20. Second case of Zika found in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Daily Mail

    ... Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Cape Verde, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guadalupe, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Martinique, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Martin, Samoa, Suriname, and Venezuela. Canada and Chile ...

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