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Breaking News: Overloaded bus plunges into canyon in Guatemala – leaves 43 dead
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Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2013-09-12 00:10:28 -0700 | travel-news

A bus carrying scores of passengers plunged 100-meters into a canyon in Guatemala and killed 43 persons while another 40 are reported to be injured – the dead included many babies. The destination of the bus was San Martin Jilotepeque...
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Breaking News: Fallout of Mayan Apocalypse - tourists damage an ancient Guatemalan pyramid
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Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2012-12-28 23:43:41 -0800 | travel-news

The world did not end on the Mayan Calendar appointed Doomsday, tourists damaged the Temple II, a pyramid in Guatemala which is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. This pyramid is ancient stone pyramid at Tikal located about 340 miles north...
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Source: BBC

Cardiff :: United Kingdom | updated 2012-05-24 11:07:03 -0700 | disasters-news

Guatemala ex-police chief Marlene Blanco arrested Ms Blanco denies the charges Former Guatemalan police chief Marlene Blanco Lapola has been arrested for alleged involvement in extra-judicial killings in 2009. Ms Blanco and several others are accused of belonging to a...
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Source: BBC

Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2012-03-13 20:31:08 -0700 | political-news

Guatemala congressman Valentin Leal shot dead Mr Leal had received death threats since the elections A Guatemalan congressman and his brother have been shot dead in Guatemala City, a day before the new government is due to take office. Valentin...
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Source: The independent

Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2012-01-11 14:42:30 -0800 | political-news

A right-wing former army general was poised to become Guatemala's next president last night, as the public cast its votes in an election which has been dominated by spiralling crime and drug-related violence. Otto Perez Molina was leading rival Manuel...
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Source: Newyork Times

Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2011-12-21 01:40:50 -0800 | political-news

In a muted ceremony at the National Palace in Guatemala City, Mr. Colom turned to Mr. Arbenz's son Juan Jacobo and asked for forgiveness on behalf of the state. That day changed Guatemala and we have not recuperated from it...
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Source: Reuters

Mexico City :: Mexico | updated 2011-12-19 09:07:16 -0800 | green-news

Analysis & Opinion Aerial view of the Samala river swollen by heavy rains and the Castillo Armas bridge undergoing repair work, in the south of Guatemala, October 15, 2011. Torrential rain in Central America this week that forced thousands to...
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Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2012-07-27 18:08:55 -0700 | travel-news

A total of at least 26 persons have been killed in the violent storm that has caused widespread havoc in Mexico and other parts of Central America. The deaths as reported are 15 in Guatemala, 5 in Mexico and remaining...
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Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

New York City :: NY :: USA | updated 2011-12-10 21:33:01 -0800 | political-news

Cristobal Sanchez, 26, died of blunt force trauma to the head, trunk and extremities when he walked in front of a car in the 2500 block of East Carson Street at around 1:30 a.m...The Allegheny County medical examiner's office had...
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Source: BBC

Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2011-08-08 19:13:41 -0700 | political-news

Headless bodies found in Guatemala drug region The decapitated bodies of 25 men and two women have been found near Guatemala's border with Mexico. The bodies were discovered at a ranch in Peten province, 500km (310 miles) north of the...
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Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2012-04-17 21:33:53 -0700 | travel-news

History of a glorious metropolis have become increasingly sought-after destinations in the United States return to travel. Machu Picchu holds up to 1 million tourists a year, and that number is said to be growing as much as 6% per...
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Breaking News: APNewsBreak: Spain court issues warrant for Guatemalan massacre suspect held in Canada
Source: Macleans

Calgary :: Canada | updated 2011-06-05 15:30:44 -0700 | political-news

A Spanish court has issued an international arrest warrant seeking the extradition of a former Guatemalan soldier suspected of involvement in a brutal 1982 massacre during Guatemala's civil war. A court official said Monday that Judge Santiago Pedraz ordered the...
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Source: Macleans

Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2010-11-16 22:15:11 -0800 | political-news

An ex-Guatemalan soldier who admitted to throwing a baby down a well in a 1982 massacre was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in U.S. prison for lying on citizenship forms about his military service and role in the killings. Gilberto...
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Guatemala City :: Guatemala | updated 2012-07-27 20:52:14 -0700 | travel-news

A 1600-year old tomb of a Mayan King discovered beneath the El Diablo pyramid in the city of El Zotz was found packed with bones and teeth of at least six children who had probably been sacrificed during the funeral....
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