Papal Visit Attended By Several Central American Presidents

Posted by Editor
27/01/2019

Presidents from El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, and Panama were all in attendance during Pope Francis’s visit in Panama City. Unsurprisingly, President of Nicaragua Danny Ortega did not make the pilgrimage. “Our trip was very long but it was worth it because we came here to Panama City because of our faith, our Christian …

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Central American US-Asylum Seekers To Be Sent Back To Mexico Today

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25/01/2019

After making several threats to do so, the Trump administration today will begin shipping Central American US-asylum seekers back to Mexico. This move is especially important to the White House amidst the ongoing record-breaking government shutdown in the United States, where the predominant issue is the President’s $5.7bn border wall. Officials from Mexico’s foreign ministry …

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Exporting Pollution? How Automobiles from the United States are”recycled”

Posted by Editor
24/01/2019
Posted in Guatemala, USA

As is the case in many developing countries, environmental regulations are considerably more lax than in richer countries. And as a result, it’s not uncommon for rich countries, like the United States, to ‘donate’ used buses or other automobiles with expired utility to developing countries, like Guatemala, which lack either the financial, infrastructural or industrial …

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US Legislators Urge Action Against Guatemala

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18/01/2019
Posted in Guatemala, USA

The constitutional crisis taking place in Guatemala is rapidly worsening, and legislators in Washington are taking notice. 47 US Dems ask Trump to sanction Guatemala government WASHINGTON (AP) — A group of 47 Democratic members of Congress urged President Donald Trump on Thursday to impose sanctions on corrupt officials in the government of Guatemala and …

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