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5 Deadly Illegal Alien Criminal Gangs Thriving in U.S.A.

The presence of illegal alien gangs in U.S. communities is due to decades of failure on the part of our federal government to secure our southern border and policies that allow such criminals to find sanctuary on U.S. soil. From traditional street gangs, prison based gangs, and those that have evolved into transnational ...

- Breitbart - US

Ex-Mexican governor accepts extradition from Guatemala.

The fugitive former governor of Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz has accepted extradition from Guatemala to face some corruption charges.

- FOX News - US

Ex-governor of Mexican state agrees to extradition from Guatemala.

GUATEMALA CITY, June 28 — A former state governor from Mexico's ruling party, wanted on charges of embezzlement and organised crime, agreed yesterday to be extradited to his homeland from Guatemala, where he was arrested in April. Javier...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Guatemala charges five more officials over fire that killed 41 girls.

Guatemala's Public Ministry said five more officials are charged over the deaths of 41 girls in the fire at the government-run Virgen de la Asunción shelter.

- UPI - US

Guatemala police clear access to Tahoe's blocked Escobal mine.

Police have used teargas to clear a public road near the town of Casillas, in south-east Guatemala, of protesters blocking access to Canadian miner Tahoe Resources' controversial Escobal mine, the third-largest silver mine in the world. The TSX- and NYSE-listed miner said in a statement on Friday that the Guatemalan ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

5 people including 3 government officials charged over Guatemalan children's shelter blaze.

41 teenage girls had died in a fire at a government-run shelter in March.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Guatemala: Officials and police charged over girls shelter blaze.

Forty-one teenage girls were killed in a fire at the government-run shelter in March.

- BBC - UK

Guatemala police clears protesters, access to Tahoe's blocked Escobal mine.

Police have used teargas to clear a public road near the town of Casillas, in south-east Guatemala, of protesters blocking access to Canadian miner Tahoe resources' controversial Escobal mine, the third-largest silver mine in the world. The TSX- and NYSE-listed miner said in a statement on Friday that the Guatemalan ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

The week's best photojournalism.

Girls stand in monsoon rains beside laundry in New Delhi, India. | People participate in a yoga class during an annual Solstice event in Times Square in New York. | Firefighters battle a blaze near the village of Sandinha in central Portugal. | A training ship of the Peruvian Navy, part of Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships ...

- The Week - US

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coast.

GUATEMALA CITY " A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast on Thursday, shaking much of the country and neighboring El Salvador. There were no immediate reports of damage.The Geological Survey said the 6:31...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGS.

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 am with its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 46.8 ...

- Yahoo! News - US

No tsunami threat to Hawaii after 6.8 quake near Guatemala

A large earthquake struck near the coast of Guatemala, but there is no tsunami threat to Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Guatemala high court denies bid to probe president in fire

Guatemala's Supreme Court has rejected a request to have President Jimmy Morales' immunity of office lifted to permit an investigation of him in connection with a fire that killed 41 girls at a home for troubled youth.

- FOX News - US

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake recorded off Guatemalan coast

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.8 earthquake has hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast.

- FOX News - US

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala

Tremor is second to hit country in eight days, this time injuring four and damaging homes and roads

- GulfNews - AE

Strong M6.8 temblor hurts four, causes damage in Guatemala

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong ...

- The Japan Times - JP

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala —USGS

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The post 6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala —USGS appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

Powerful 6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Guatemala and El Salvador

A major earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala, shaking buildings and downing trees and causing powerful tremors in neighbouring El Salvador.

- Stuff - NZ

Magnitude 6.8 quake hits off Guatemalan coast

A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off Guatemala's Pacific coast on Thursday, shaking much of the country and neighboring El Salvador. Local officials said there were initial reports of only minor damage.         

- USA TODAY - US

Powerful earthquake shakes Guatemala and El Salvador

A major earthquake struck Central America off the coast of Guatemala on Thursday.

- GMA News - PH

6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days

San Marcos was hit by earthquakes in 2012 and 2014 that left dozens dead.

- Zee News - IN

Powerful quake shakes Guatemala and El Salvador, no casualties reported

GUATEMALA CITY - A major earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala on Thursday, damaging buildings and downing trees as well as causing powerful tremors in neighboring El Salvador. There were no reports of casualties.

- Reuters - US

Shallow 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes off Guatemala's Pacific coast

Residents of Guatemala City report feeling the 8:31 a.m. EDT quake, but there are no immediate reports of what damage it may have caused.

- Global News - CA

US Takes MS-13 Gang Fight to Its Root Countries

The U.S. Justice Department is taking the fight against the Central American street gang known as MS-13 to its home turf – the so-called “northern triangle” countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. With roots among war refugees from El Salvador in Los Angeles in the 1980s, MS-13, also known by its ...

- Voice of America - US

The Militarization of US Policy on Latin America Is Deepening Under Trump

In a high-level meeting Friday, the presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will discuss the region's security with American and Mexican officials. Innocuous enough, you may think. But part of the meeting will be held on a US military base in Miami, Florida - the headquarters of the US Southern Command, the ...

- Antiwar.com - US

UN refugee agency strives to resolve gaps in protection mechanisms in Honduras

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama The protection needs are severe and remain undocumented. Those forced to leave due to violence and crime are not recognized by local authorities or provided with any kind of support. The North ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Five Dead After Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Strikes Western Guatemala

Moderate damage to homes, some landslides and seven injuries were also reported

- TIME Magazine - US

Alimentarse mejor: la labor de Guatemala para controlar la doble carga de la malnutrición

Gracias a las técnicas nucleares, los científicos y los profesionales de la salud de Guatemala están ahora en condiciones de identificar las causas y consecuencias de la malnutrición en los niños del país, lo que permite a los responsables de políticas elaborar estrategias destinadas a combatir la obesidad y el ...

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Urgent help needed for Central American children on the run

As the number of children fleeing gang violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras soars, UNHCR is launching a campaign for US$18 million in vital aid.

- UN - INT

Guatemala: Thousands Face Needless End-of-Life Suffering

Expand The palliative care services at the National Cancer Institute of Guatemala. Guatemala City, August 2015.  © 2015 Human Rights Watch – Thousands of patients with advanced illnesses in Guatemala suffer unnecessarily from severe pain because they cannot get appropriate pain medications, Human Rights Watch said in a ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

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