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Trump announces that Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will receive ‘targeted assistance’
Central America
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Central America
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Trump announces that Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will receive ‘targeted assistance’

AFP and The Tico Times - October 18, 2019

The President of the United States, Donald Trump, said Wednesday that Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras will receive "targeted assistance in the areas of law enforcement and…

Government of Guatemala warns that the country has become a cocaine producer
Central America
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Central America
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Government of Guatemala warns that the country has become a cocaine producer

AFP and The Tico Times - September 19, 2019

Guatemala has become a cocaine-producing country and is no longer used just for transit and storage, Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart said Wednesday, after the country located coca…

After immigration agreement with Guatemala, U.S. provides conflicting information on whether it seeks deal with Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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After immigration agreement with Guatemala, U.S. provides conflicting information on whether it seeks deal with Costa Rica

AFP and The Tico Times - August 7, 2019

The United States's Acting National Security Secretary, Kevin McAleenan, said last week the country will seek migratory agreements with Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras and Panama to…

Opinion: Cutting Northern Triangle foreign assistance, a shot in the foot
Central America
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Central America
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Opinion: Cutting Northern Triangle foreign assistance, a shot in the foot

Mark Wilkins - April 7, 2019

This week, President Trump precipitously cut U.S. foreign assistance to the Northern Triangle countries of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. This is a mistake, plain and simple.…

Trump cuts aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador; threatens to close Mexican border
Central America
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Central America
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Trump cuts aid to Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador; threatens to close Mexican border

AFP - March 31, 2019

The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to cut off aid to three small Central American countries, insisting they weren't doing enough to stop…

Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

AFP - December 25, 2018

An 8-year-old migrant from Guatemala died in government custody on Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said, the second child fatality in U.S. detention this month. The…

Thousands evacuated in Guatemala as volcano erupts, then stops
Central America
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Central America
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Thousands evacuated in Guatemala as volcano erupts, then stops

AFP - November 20, 2018

Guatemalan authorities declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people Monday after the Fuego volcano erupted for the fifth time this year, sending bursts of ash…

Guatemala Fuego eruption is over: officials
Guatemala
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Guatemala
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Guatemala Fuego eruption is over: officials

AFP - October 15, 2018

The most recent eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano ended Saturday, an official source said, with locals escaping a repeat of June's eruption that killed 190. However, mild to…

Guatemalan woman reunites with children in New York
Immigration
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Immigration
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Guatemalan woman reunites with children in New York

AFP - July 3, 2018

NEW YORK CITY - Yeni Maricela Gonzalez Garcia (center) stands with Janey Pearl and Democratic Congressman Adriano Espaillat as she speaks with the news media following a…

Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico
Changemakers
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Changemakers
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Benefit concerts for Guatemala to take place in Costa Rica, Mexico

The Tico Times - June 21, 2018

On Sunday, Costa Rica and Mexico will host simultaneous concerts to benefit the victims of the Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala on June 3, which caused the deaths…

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