Latest News for: Guatemala office


Images show 33 migrants crammed into U-Haul amid 100-degree heat in Texas

New York Post 17 Jun 2021
The people, who were from Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras, were all ... Harris, who visited Guatemala and Mexico last week as part of her first foreign visit in office, was dogged for her entire trip by questions about going to surveil the situation at the US-Mexico border in person.

Veering from democracy, Nicaragua defies U.S. rebukes

Reuters 17 Jun 2021
President Joe Biden has placed strengthening democracy in Central America at the heart of his $4 billion plan to curb migration flows from the ‘Northern Triangle’ countries - Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador ... State Department's Office of Western Hemisphere Affairs, said ...

President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Nine More Individuals to Serve as Ambassadors

The White House 15 Jun 2021
In April, President Biden announced his intent to nominate nine career foreign service officers as ambassadors ... Department of State.  She was previously Director of the Office of Japanese Affairs at the Department.  She has served as Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S ... embassies in Portugal, Guatemala, Zambia, Ghana and Denmark.

Police Notebook: 06-15-2021

The News Banner 15 Jun 2021
Officers responded ... Officers responded ... Officers responded ... Officer collected the pack for disposal ... The driver of the car, identified as Norma Yanet Ramirez Barrios, 50, address not listed, told the officer she did not possess a driver’s license and handed the officer a Republic of Guatemala Consular Identification card instead.

Moment U.S. Border Patrol agents detain more than 100 migrants who were held by smugglers ...

The Daily Mail 14 Jun 2021
The undocumented individuals were identified as natives of Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Mexico ... Kitchen area inside a multi-room residence in south Laredo, Texas, where more than 100 migrants were found by a team of law enforcement officers led by U.S.

Korean folk tales now in Guatemala's public school textbooks

Korea Times 13 Jun 2021
Lim Jong-sik, right, superintendent of the Gyeongsangbuk-do Office of Education, and Guatemalan Ambassador to Korea Marco Tulio Chicas Sosa, hold a textbook for elementary school students in Guatemala, at Lim's office in Andong, North Gyeongsang Province, June 7. Courtesy of Gyeongsangbuk-do Office of Education.

VP Harris has another tense exchange as border visit pressure mounts

New York Post 11 Jun 2021
Harris, who visited Guatemala and Mexico this week as part of her first foreign visit in office, was dogged for her entire trip with questions about going to surveil the situation at the US-Mexico border in person ... Guatemala — 1,308 miles away from the US-Mexico crossing.

The Biden Administration Is Routinely Sending Mexican Children Back to Danger, Report Finds

The Intercept 11 Jun 2021
The report, published by Amnesty International on Friday, comes just days after Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first foreign trip since entering office, visited Guatemala and Mexico, where she told would-be migrants and asylum-seekers not to come to the U.S.

Guatemalan president blames Biden immigration policy for border crisis

New York Post 10 Jun 2021
Demonstrators protest in front of the National Palace in Guatemala after a meeting between Vice President Kamala Harris and Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, in Guatemala City, Monday, June 7, 2021.AP Photo/Oliver de Ros Migrants from Guatemala follow an officer as they ...

‘They have to understand’: Cuellar urges Biden, Harris to visit southern border

Politico 10 Jun 2021
The comments from the congressman, whose district at the southern tip of Texas borders Mexico, come as Vice President Kamala Harris concludes her first overseas trip since assuming office ... southern border, ramping up pressure on the White House as Harris continues to face bipartisan criticism for remarks made in Guatemala on her first foreign trip.

This encounter with the Guatemalan police was a real gas | Mulshine

NJ dot com 10 Jun 2021
TECUN UMAN, GUATEMALA – When Vice President Kamala Harris was in the country earlier this week, she talked a lot about corruption ... You need one if you want to drive the highways of Guatemala ... That required a drive of about 250 miles, not a big deal on America’s freeways but a grueling ordeal in Guatemala.

Texas Democrat slams Biden-Harris response to illegal immigration crisis

New York Post 10 Jun 2021
Harris, who visited Guatemala and Mexico this week as part of her first foreign visit in office, was dogged for her entire trip with questions about going to surveil the situation at the US-Mexico border in person. Migrants inside a US Customs and Border Protection temporary overflow facility in Donna, Texas.Office of Congressman Henry Cuel.

Illegal border crossings rise for the FOURTH month in a row: Biden's migrant crisis gets ...

The Daily Mail 10 Jun 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Guatemala and Mexico earlier this week to discuss the root causes of migration with the countries' leaders ... The task force progress report submitted to the president last week shows only seven children have successfully been reunited since Biden took office.

Texas Democrat calls on Biden, Harris to visit border

The Hill 10 Jun 2021
Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) on Thursday called on President Biden and Vice President Harris to visit the southern border amid a spike in border crossings and criticism over remarks Harris made about immigration during a trip to Guatemala ... during her trip to Guatemala, and garnered criticism from progressives when she said “Do not come.

Biden administration points to lower migrant border crossings as it works to clean up Trump ...

The Independent 10 Jun 2021
... the number of families and unaccompanied minor children from the “Northern Triangle” region of Central AmericaGuatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador – who were encountered by Border Patrol officers last month fell by 31 per cent and 23 per cent compared with April 2020 totals.