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Indigenous Movements and Their Critics: Pan-Maya Activism in

Indigenous Movements and Their Critics: Pan-Maya Activism in

Kay B. Warren

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Given the rising concern regarding the insecurity felt in their countries by local populations, a number of Latin American regional leaders have recently met to establish policy in their neighboring territories in order to collectively tackle security and related issues. Neither damage nor injuries were reported. The Washington VAAC reported that an eruption began at Fuego on 8 January 2003 around 0500. Commission on Truth to release report on crimes committed against civilians in Salvador's 12-year civil war.

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The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed Bishop Gerardi?

The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed Bishop Gerardi?

Francisco Goldman

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Escuintla, one of the larger Guatemalan... The Kaibiles, sometimes referred to as trained “killing machines,” were responsible for a number of the most horrific massacres in the 1980s; numerous recent cases reveal the participation of ex-Kaibiles in other gruesome acts of violence, including massacres in Petén, Tamaulipas and Tabasco. (9) A declassified DEA document from 2005, titled “FYI on Kaibiles,” documents evidence of an alliance between the Kaibiles and the Mexican drug gang, the Zetas.

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Pen Pictures of the Mexico and Guatemala Missions (Classic

Pen Pictures of the Mexico and Guatemala Missions (Classic

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S. border must be in communication with ATC and on a discrete squawk code. Honduras ordered the army on to the streets of its cities in March; El Salvador did the same last September. With breathtaking mountains, volcanoes and the amazing Lake Atitlan setting the landscape, Guatemala is a perfect place to get out and explore some stunning natural scenery. INGUAT’s PROATUR division has 24-hour/seven days per week direct telephone numbers for tourist assistance and emergencies.

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Brief Statement: Supported by Original Documents, of the

Brief Statement: Supported by Original Documents, of the

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He was acquitted in May 2010, by a panel of judges that threw out some of the evidence and discounted certain witnesses as unreliable. [128] The Guatemalan Attorney-General, Claudia Paz y Paz, called the verdict "a terrible message of injustice," and "a wake up call about the power structures." You can also see the forest from a series of hanging bridges. Migrants traveling through Mexico to reach the U. The result is an effort by federal and state entities to coordinate and direct government investment in infrastructure and other economic development projects in Mexican states near the southern border.

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Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their

Jungle of Stone: The True Story of Two Men, Their

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The country’s GDP grew at 2.8% in 2010 and is projected to top 3,0% for 2011. The Spaniards brought this to Europe and the rest is history. Since October, 52,000 children have come to the US without an adult. Reflecting Guatemala's colonial and post-colonial history, encounters with multiple global art movements also have produced a wealth of artists who have combined the traditional primitivist or naive aesthetic with European, North American, and other traditions.

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Tramping Through Mexico; Guatemala and Honduras - Scholar's

Tramping Through Mexico; Guatemala and Honduras - Scholar's

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This means there are no televisions or phones in the rooms. Our Guatemala adventure tours also visit Rio Dulce where we stay in cabins right on the water, and can take a boat tour to Livingston, experiencing some of the most beautiful scenery imaginable, to this lively little town with its Caribbean atmosphere. To get a better sense of the map's details and features, click on the thumbnail images below. From liaison service CIA station gets full name, date and place of birth, parents names, address, place of work, etc. and id photos.

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Teotihuacan and Kaminaljuyu: A Study in Prehistoric Culture

Teotihuacan and Kaminaljuyu: A Study in Prehistoric Culture

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Guatemala City boasts retailers and shopping malls catering to basic and exclusive tastes, such as Simán, the largest department store from El Salvador, Carrion, which operates 9 department stores and is from Honduras, and Sears, which operates two stores. However, we have been told that the plan is to roll it out to the other international airports as well (MRPV, MRLB, MRLM) over the coming months. Satellite imagery often detected hotspots. A wild card in Central American casino gambling is Mexico which has huge potential but due to various factors has not achieved this.

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Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Maya

Motul de San José: Politics, History, and Economy in a Maya

Kitty F. Emery

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Author’s Note: I would like to thank the Latin American and Caribbean Center at Florida International University for a grant which made the field work in Central America for this research possible. Common trees in the southern part of the ecoregion include Bombacopsis quinatum, Calycophyllum candidissimum, Casearia arguata, Chomelia spinosa, Croton reflexifolius, Enterolobium cyclocarpum, Eugenia salmensis, Erythroxylon havanense, Eugenis salmensis, Guazuma ulmifolia, Jacuqinia pungens, Tabebuia ochracea, T. rosea, Thouinidium decandrum, Trichilia colimana, and Zanthoxylum setulosum (Hartshorn 1983).

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Maguey Journey: Discovering Textiles in Guatemala

Maguey Journey: Discovering Textiles in Guatemala

Kathryn Rousso

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Despite the accusations against street gangs made by police and politicians, the exact extent to which the maras have increased insecurity and crime is unclear. Today, it is commonplace for elementary-school-aged children to be apprehended by U. Today, children ages 12 and under are the fastest growing group of children arriving alone at the border, and almost half the children coming are girls. Airports are classified in three categories: civil airports open for public use, military airports and private airports not open to the public.

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Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, III:

Excavations at Seibal, Department of Peten, Guatemala, III:

Robert L. Rands, Edward V. Sayre

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However in 1838, Chief of State Braulio Carrillo withdrew and proclaimed Costa Rica a Sovereign State. Honduras remains the deadliest country in the world (90.4 murders per 100,000). There are no roads or cars here - walking or water taxi are your only transport options. We avoided the famous islands of Utila and Roatan, however, and visitors to the islands would most likely also average similar costs, as the mainland is considerably cheaper than these popular diving isles. You might like to take a boat or kayaking tour of the lake.

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