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The Biden Administration Must Do More to Support Survivors of Gender-Based Violence from the Northern Triangle

Reliefweb 26 Oct 2021
In Guatemala, El ... The US government has supported various programs focused on gender-based violence, including funding a family law center, mediation center, and play therapy center (for ) in El Salvador and training police officers on domestic violence procedures in Guatemala.

Girl, 5, killed when driver going for beer hits car in Polk, deputies say

Tampa Bay Times 26 Oct 2021
MULBERRY — A 5-year-old girl was killed Saturday after a drunken and speeding driver crashed into the back of a car she was riding in on State Road 60, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said. Ernesto Lopez Morales, 32, an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala, had no headlights on at the time of the 8.30 p.m.

Federal grand jury indicts woman accused of trafficking 24 people through East Texas

Longview News-Journal 26 Oct 2021
She was stopped by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office deputies around 2 a.m ... The sheriff's office said the passengers came from Guatemala, Mexico, El Salvador and Honduras, and officers said she was taking them from Houston and driving them to Mississippi and Florida in exchange for payment.

Under surveillance, migrant caravan moves through southern Mexico

La Prensa Latina 25 Oct 2021
Huehuetán, Mexico, Oct 24 (EFE).- A new caravan made up of some 6,000 migrants, mostly from Central American countries and Haiti, resumed its slow march through the southern Mexico state of Chiapas on Sunday under the strict surveillance of immigration officers and the National Guard.

Guatemalen Man Illegally In The United States Arrested For Hit And Run That Killed A ...

CBS Sports 23 Oct 2021
(CW44 News At 10)–On Saturday, October 23, 2021 Polk County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 32-year-old Ernesto Lopez Morales here illegally from Guatemala after a hit and run crash that a killed 5-year-old child ... If he had been in Guatemala and not in the United States ...

Guatemalan child allowed into U.S. for urgent cancer treatment, a rare grant of parole

The Los Angeles Times 22 Oct 2021
When Carlitos, a 2-year-old boy from Guatemala, was finally allowed to enter the United States from Tijuana, it was in an ambulance ... They had fled Guatemala due to death threats in June ... Ana, 37, of Guatemala explains her 2-year-old son’s medical condition at Al Otro Lado’s office in Tijuana.

ACLED Regional Overview – Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean (9-15 October 2021)

Reliefweb 21 Oct 2021
In Guatemala, war veterans blocked roads across the country, demanding the payment of compensation for services rendered during the 1960-1996 civil war ... In Guatemala, former military officers blocked roads across 17 departments on 12 and 13 October, demanding compensation for their service during the Guatemalan civil war.

Agents Discover 39 Harbored Migrants

Texas Border Business 20 Oct 2021
18, at approximately 2.00 p.m., RGV agents in coordination with Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office deputies, approached a Penitas, Texas, residence suspected of harboring illegally present migrants. As a result, 26 migrants from Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador were found in a run-down house with limited access to basic necessities.

Guatemalan lawmakers say war veterans who stormed Congress had help

La Prensa Latina 20 Oct 2021
Four journalists and more than a dozen police officers were injured when the group of veterans of Guatemala’s 1961-1996 civil war stormed Congress to press for passage of a bill that would provide ex-soldiers or their families with roughly $15,500 in compensation.

Hundreds of Guatemalan ex-military storm Congress demanding reparations

The Rio Times 20 Oct 2021
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least a dozen police officers and four ...

Guatemala’s growing palm oil industry fuels Indigenous land fight

Al Jazeera 15 Oct 2021
Chinebal, GuatemalaAnibal Agurtia blows into the conch shell tied to a red string around his hand, calling people to the clearing ... The local prosecutor’s office in Morales, in Guatemala’s Izabal department, is in charge of an ongoing investigation into the events of October 31, the national public prosecutor’s office told Al Jazeera.

VN2021/018GT - Deputy Chief of Party / Programme Manager -NOD - Nueva fecha limite : 04.Nov.2021

Reliefweb 15 Oct 2021
Guatemala City, Guatemala ... National Officer, NOD ... The successful candidate will have oversight of the Field Offices, the Research and Knowledge Unit, the Grants and Reporting Unit and Strategic Communications. S/he will oversee and manage Unit heads, as well as Sub-Office coordinators in areas of operation.

International Money Express, Inc. to Release Third Quarter 2021 Earnings

Eagle-Tribune 14 Oct 2021
... and Canada to 17 countries in Latin America, including Mexico and Guatemala, seven countries in Africa, and two countries in Asia ... The Company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida with international offices in Puebla, Mexico, and Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Guatemalan Prosecutor in Landmark Ríos Montt Trial Is Transferred in Blow to Human Rights

Democracy Now 12 Oct 2021
In Guatemala, there has been a shake-up in the Human Rights Prosecutor’s Office ... She will now be working in a new office focused ...