Guatemala

Tahoe Resources cuts another 200 workers at Escobal mine in Guatemala

Tahoe Resources (TAHO +1.1%) says it has laid off another 200 workers at its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala, citing the ongoing delay in a decision …

Tahoe

Tahoe Announces Additional Workforce Reduction in Guatemala

VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--<p><b>Tahoe Resources Inc.</b> (“Tahoe” or the “Company”) (THO.TO) (TAHO) regrets to announce a further reduction …

Tahoe

Novella family insists 'Diego is not the devil'

Cape Town - The family of convicted murderer Diego Dougherty Novella says he is not the "devil" or the "playboy billionaire the media has made him …

Cape Town

Uprooted in Central America and Mexico | UNICEF

In the countries of northern Central America – El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras – and in Mexico, gang-related violence, organized crime, …

Central America

From comedians to pop stars, some world leaders take office with little or no political experience

Generally speaking, a prerequisite for becoming a world leader is political experience. But not always.<p>Over the years, presidents, prime ministers and legislators have come from all walks of life. In their previous careers some were musicians, athletes or celebrities — even comedians.<p>Take former …

Imran Khan

How Guatemala is sliding into chaos in the fight for land and water

At 9am on 9 May, Luis Arturo Marroquín walked out of a shop in the main square of the small town of San Luis Jilotepéque in central Guatemala. Eyewitnesses say a black Toyota Hilux pick-up then drove up and, in full view of passersby, two men wearing hoods shot Marroquín repeatedly in the back.<p>The …

World News

The U.S. Funds Guatemalan Abuse

Washington ignores gross human-rights violations carried out with taxpayer money.<p>The illegal incarceration of Max Quirin and five other former executive-board members of Guatemala’s national health-care institute sounds like banana-republic justice. But much of the responsibility for the state …

Human Rights

To solve the southern border crisis, look past the border

As the Trump administration struggles with the consequences of its cruel, chaotic family separation policy at the southern border, the Senate …

Immigration

Judge tells U.S. officials, ACLU to come up with asylum plan for migrants

SAN DIEGO — A federal judge on Friday called on the U.S. government and the American Civil Liberties Union to come up with a plan to address the rights of parents and children separated at the U.S.-Mexico border to seek asylum.<p>The request was made during a hearing a day after U.S. District Judge …

News (U.S.)

Monsoons, Baby Turtles, and Meteors: 14 Stunning Photos From Around the World This Week

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>From historic wildfires to deadly flooding to conservation efforts, these photos show why it’s more important than</i> …

National Parks

Mexico union boss victory exposes crack in top graft cases

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Mexican court ruling allowing an ex-union boss to walk free of money laundering charges laid bare a serious flaw in a host of other high-profile corruption trials, officials and experts say, and underscored the challenge facing the incoming government.<p>FILE PHOTO: Elba …

Corruption

Ra'Von Bonner found inspiration off the field during mission to Guatemala

Sophomore running back Ra’Von Bonner had a unique opportunity after graduating from high school last year, but he wasn’t sure if it was meant to …

Central America

One Guatemalan Family's Journey To Be Reunited After Being Separated At U.S. Border

Under court order, the government has been working to reunify all children separated from parents at the border, but the biggest challenge has been finding parents already deported.<p>Transcript<p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:<p>The U.S. government has been gradually returning hundreds of separated migrant kids to …

News (U.S.)

The Other Americans: Migration in a Changing Climate

×<p>Jeff Abbott<p>Farmer Aldana García looks over his ailing corn plants, struggling in Guatemala’s forty-day drought. Irrigation for many small …

Liberal View

How Michael Avenatti helped a 9-year-old Guatemalan boy make it back to his mother

<b>Guatemala City, Guatemala (CNN) —</b> Antony Ortiz walked into the courtroom in Houston wearing a light gray hoodie, khakis and black tennis shoes with red laces. He looked his age, but he didn't act it. He didn't smile or fidget. He sat up straight and waited patiently.<p>The 9-year-old was filled with …

U.S. Politics

Backpacking Guatemala Travel Guide

Guatemala is a special place. Torn apart by civil war from 1960 to 1996, Guatemala is slowly recovering, and is now becoming a must-visit destination …

Central America

A Cycle of Hardship and Danger Puts Many Migrant Children at Risk

Pastor Arnold Linares is director of Puerta a las Misiones, a UNICEF-supported youth outreach center in Rivera Hernandez, a dangerous neighborhood in …

UNICEF

Guatemala's oldest colonial city Antigua bans plastics

The city of Antigua said the measure was "in the national interest" and to boost the historic city's conservation efforts. Citizens will have six …

Palm Oil

HealthCare.com Named to the 2018 Inc. 500 of Fastest Growing Private Companies in U.S., Moving to #351 on the List

Today <i>Inc. Magazine</i> awarded HealthCare.com with the distinction of being named #351 to its 2018 Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the U.S. …

Health Care

Ben Stiller: "We Need to Do More to Stand in Solidarity With Refugees" (Guest Column)

I had no idea getting to Guatemala City from my safe, comfortable home in New York was as easy as flying to the Bahamas. A nonstop flight just long …

Central America

Michael Avenatti rejects claim he interceded in Texas child separation case for publicity

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her lawsuits against President Trump, denied Tuesday that he was weighing into …

Michael Avenatti

13 Oakton baseball players to continue playing at 4-year colleges

Several players from Oakton's championship baseball team plan on continue their playing careers at four-year institutions.<p>After Oakton Community …

Baseball

Cities of the World Where You Don’t Need AC or Heat, Mapped

Living in a "temperate zone" often means cold winters and hot summers, with short interludes of perfect temperatures in between. While that breaks up …

Guatemala City

Vienna is named the world's most liveable city knocking Melbourne into second place (and London and New York aren't even in the top 40)

Vienna is the most liveable city in the world, according to a new survey.<p>The Austrian capital came out on top of a ranking, forcing former most …

Money (UK)

Here's Why the World's Hottest New Rum Brand Hails From Guatemala

By Jared Paul Stern Aug. 14th, 2018<p>House Spirits<p>You may not have heard of Casa Magdalena yet. But if you like rum it’s only a matter of time. Casa …

Whiskey

Michael Avenatti, best known as Stormy Daniels' lawyer, in Houston for child separation case

The 9-year-old boy sat quietly in front of Judge Chris Brisack in Houston's downtown immigration court Tuesday.<p>It had been nearly three months since Anthony last saw his mother, and he celebrated his birthday alone in a federal shelter for immigrant children last week. Michael Avenatti, the …

Immigration

Stormy Daniels' lawyer appears in Houston immigration court

The attorney taking on President Donald Trump over his alleged affair with an adult film actress has appeared in Houston immigration court to try to secure the release of a 9-year-old boy from Guatemala.<p>A judge on Tuesday denied Michael Avenatti's request to dismiss the case against the …

Stormy Daniels

'Alarming' diabetes epidemic in guatemala tied to aging, not obesity

Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes found in 25 percent of the large indigenous population in Guatemala<p>PHILADELPHIA - The diabetes epidemic in Guatemala …

Diabetes

'Alarming' diabetes epidemic in Guatemala tied to aging, not obesity: Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes found in 25 percent of the large indigenous population in Guatemala

Type 2 diabetes and pre-diabetes found in 25 percent of the large indigenous population in Guatemala<p>The diabetes epidemic in Guatemala is worse than …

Diabetes

Chile Cobanero is the best spice you've never heard of

Finding edible treasures of the world only available in their home regions is becoming increasingly rarer, thanks to today’s global economy lush with …

Guatemala City