Latest News for: Guatemala office


Hundreds of donations collected for migrant children housed in Michigan during border surge

Michigan Live 10 May 2021
A total of 22,264 migrant children are being housed in 200 facilities across 22 states, according to a release from the Office of Refugee Resettlement ... Unaccompanied children are often trying to meet with family members in the United States, according to the Office of Refugee Resettlement.

Mexico’s president criticizes US aid policy hours before meeting with Kamala Harris

Finger Lakes Times 08 May 2021
... diplomatic emissary on the migration issue — and disrupting the Biden administration strategy just a month before her first trip to Latin America, specifically to Mexico and Guatemala. Harris’ office did not comment on the late wrinkle and whether it would change her strategy.

Trees, visas and graft feature in Harris migration call with Mexico

Metro USA 07 May 2021
Together, we must fight violence, we must fight corruption and impunity,” Harris said, at the start of call with Lopez Obrador prior to a June 7-8 visit to Guatemala and Mexico, her first foreign trip as vice president ... relief in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.

Latin America rights groups face growing threats, attacks: Bachelet

Beijing News 07 May 2021
Incidents reported to the UN Office of the High Commissioner (OHCHR) in the past two years have covered Bolivia, Chile, El Salvador and Haiti, along with Guatemala and Mexico, where there were attempts "at the State level" to remove the head of the independent rights office in those countries.

VN2021/017 Senior Human Resources Assistant

Reliefweb 07 May 2021
National Program Officer ... Under the general guidance of the Chief of Mission and the Resources Management Officer, and the direct supervision of the National Program Officer, (Human Resources) the incumbent will be responsible for assisting the HR department for El Salvador, Guatemala and partially Honduras.

VN2021/015 SV Sub-regional Economic Reintegration Officer

Reliefweb 06 May 2021
Sub-regional Economic Reintegration Officer ... Under the direct supervision of the Senior Regional Programme Coordinator in IOM El Salvador, the Subregional Economic Reintegration Officer will coordinate the implementation of the project activities in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, and Belize.

Guatemalan children and refugees deserve a compassionate response

Independent Record 05 May 2021
El Salvador 1st, Guatemala 3rd, Honduras 7th ... One half of the unaccompanied minors in 2020 came from Guatemala ... While in office President Trump shut down the international anti-corruption investigation, Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), which charged the current President of Guatemala, Jimmy Morales, with fraud.

US Vice President Says She Will Visit Guatemala, Mexico June 7-8

Urdu Point 05 May 2021
Since Biden assumed office in January, migrants predominantly from the North Triangle countries - Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras - have flocked to the United States hopeful for relaxed entry and immigration procedures in stark contrast to the practices by the Trump administration.

Quimbaya Latin America Taps youtip for Digital Tipping of Tour Guides

News-Press Now 05 May 2021
"We are thrilled to be in partnership with Quimbaya Latin America and have the opportunity to introduce the world's leading travel agents and tour operators to digital tipping via youtip," said Doug Miles, youtip Chief Operations Officer ... Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Argentina, Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama.

International Money Express, Inc. Announces Double-Digit Growth in Transactions, Revenues, and ...

Omaha World-Herald 05 May 2021
Also, for the first quarter of 2021, Intermex realized a 19.6% market share up from 19.4% for 2020, in our core markets of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras ... The Company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida with international offices in Puebla, Mexico, and Guatemala City, Guatemala.

‘Sitting ducks for organized crime’: How Biden border policy fuels migrant kidnapping, extortion

Stars and Stripes 01 May 2021
border officials have carried out more than 630,000 expulsions under the policy, some 240,000 since Biden took office in January, according to a Times analysis of the latest government data ... And unlike Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, which Biden ordered stopped on his first day in office, officials are expelling them with no U.S.

Panhandle fire departments donate gear to be used in Guatemala

Sandhills Express 30 Apr 2021
The Potter, Sidney, Dalton and Gurley all donated equipment to be used in Guatemala through AMEDICAusa ... From there, items are sorted, packed, shipped and distributed amongst fire companies in Guatemala ... medical care and education support in rural Guatemala.


Reliefweb 30 Apr 2021
is recruiting an experienced professional to join the organization to serve as for the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Office. The position could be based in Panamá, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, or Peru.

Kamala Harris said America isn't a 'racist country,' but warned the nation shouldn't 'ignore the ...

Business Insider 29 Apr 2021
Vice President Kamala Harris holds a virtual bilateral meeting with His Excellency Alejandro Giammattei, President of the Republic of Guatemala in the Vice Presidents Ceremonial Office in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on Monday, April 26, 2021 in Washington, DC ... She had responded to Sen ... "Hear me clearly," Scott said ... I know them ... ....

It’s Biden’s speech, but Harris and Pelosi also made history

Wtop 29 Apr 2021
President Biden’s remarks focused on his first 100 days in office, the sweeping infrastructure proposals he’s unveiled and the January 6 attacks at the U.S ... Office of Nancy Pelosi ... Her office is working on details of a highly-anticipated trip to Mexico and Guatemala in June that is expected to be her first international trip in the role.