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How ICE uses Interpol to deport immigrants who could be wrongly accused of crimes

Finger Lakes Times 19 Sep 2021
In 2009, after the discovery of millions of abandoned police records, Guatemala sent a request to law enforcement worldwide to locate Gomez so he could stand trial ... In its judgment against the two convicted officers, the sentencing court in Guatemala said Gomez was "in the company" of other officers when Garcia, the student activist, was detained.
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Mexican city becomes 'prison' for thousands of migrants

Urdu Point 17 Sep 2021
Migrants keep pouring over the border from Guatemala, particularly since US President Joe Biden took office with a promise of a more humane approach to immigration ... Migrants crowd the city's main square, the money transfer offices where they collect funds sent by relatives, sidewalks or wherever they can find respite from the suffocating heat.
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It's National Hispanic Heritage Month. Here are 5 events in Oklahoma to honor it

The Oklahoman 16 Sep 2021
... headwraps from various regions of Guatemala. Produced in partnership with the Office of the Guatemalan Consulate General in Oklahoma City, the textile exhibit is also trilingual, representing the languages of English, Spanish and K'iche', which is native to Guatemala.
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Mexican authorities rescue 22 foreigners kidnapped in a hotel

The Jerusalem Post 15 Sep 2021
Garza's office did not give any details of the rescue or say if any of the foreigners were injured. While most of the rescued foreigners were Haitians and Cubans, earlier there were reports that some Venezuelans were among them, Garza's office said in a statement.
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Trickle Up Names Nathalie Laidler-Kylander as New President

The Salamanca Press 13 Sep 2021
Trickle Up has also successfully scaled its impact through partnerships with governments and international agencies — including the National Rural Livelihoods Mission in India, national governments in West Africa, the World Bank, municipalities in Guatemala and the Office for the ...
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Environmental crisis: High Commissioner calls for leadership by Human Rights Council member states

Reliefweb 13 Sep 2021
In Guatemala my Office has inter alia supported the ratification and implementation of the Regional Agreement on Access to Information, Public Participation and Justice in Environmental Matters in Latin America and the Caribbean, known as the Escazú Agreement, which ...
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Guatemala: Population Movement - DREF Operation N° MDRGT017, Operation Update Report N° 1

Reliefweb 11 Sep 2021
Approximately 4,000 migrants have returned from August 11 to 20 through the northern border of Guatemala with Mexico called El Ceibo ... Migrants do not enter Guatemala at the administrative border offices (migration and customs); they travel through irregular places -blind spots- which makes it difficult to register them.
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Mexico: Mass Expulsion of Asylum Seekers to Guatemala

Human Rights Watch 08 Sep 2021
To corroborate media reports about the expulsions, Human Rights Watch interviewed representatives of Guatemala’s human rights ombudsperson’s office, who have been travelling regularly to El Ceibo and Talismán to witness the expulsions and speak with those expelled.
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Man sentenced to prison for smuggling 126 migrants

LMT Online 08 Sep 2021
A 46-year-old Dallas resident has been sentenced to 77 months in prison for transporting 126 migrants who had crossed the border illegally. Jose Luis Ramos Jr ... On Tuesday, U.S ... Attorney’s Office said ... The migrants were from the countries of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Ecuador and El Salvador, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office ... 6.
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Regional Program Operations and Humanitarian Officer

Reliefweb 08 Sep 2021
Panama (Primarly), Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua or Peru. As a key member of the LAC regional office operations team, the Regional Operations Officer (ROO) provides the Operations team and its Director (DPO) support in the areas of information management, cross-functional and operational support.
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Guatemala's Former Top Anti-Graft Prosecutor Decries Arrest Warrant

InSight Crime 04 Sep 2021
Consuelo Porras, Guatemala’s Attorney General, had abruptly dismissed Sandoval as head of the country's Special Prosecutor’s Office Against Impunity (Fiscalía Especial contra la Impunidad – FECI), citing a lack of confidence in the relationship, though she did not offer details.
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Guatemala’s former anti-corruption prosecutor faces arrest

The Spokesman-Review 04 Sep 2021
GUATEMALA CITY — Guatemalan officials confirmed Friday they are trying to arrest a fired ... government to say in July that it had lost confidence in Guatemala’s commitment to battling corruption and it temporarily suspended cooperation with the Attorney General’s Office.
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Guatemala court ruling could keep corrupt officials free

Beaumont Enterprise 03 Sep 2021
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala's top court has issued a ruling that would could ... Sandoval's ouster had led the United States to say it had lost confidence in Guatemala’s commitment to battling corruption and it temporarily suspended cooperation with the Attorney General's Office.
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Guatemala's former anti-corruption prosecutor faces arrest

Midland Daily News 03 Sep 2021
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan officials confirmed Friday they are trying to arrest a fired ... government to say in July that it had lost confidence in Guatemala’s commitment to battling corruption and it temporarily suspended cooperation with the Attorney General’s Office.
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Border Patrol Collaboration Operations Lead to the Arrest of 56 Migrants

Texas Border Business 01 Sep 2021
EDINBURG, TX – Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol (RGV) agents collaborated with state, county, and city law enforcement officers to disrupt multiple human smuggling events ... With the assistance from the Palmview Police Department, agents and officers apprehended four migrants in a motel room who were illegally present in the United States.
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