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Guatemala City hospital 'gang attack' leaves seven dead.

Suspected gang members open fire while trying to free a jailed leader who was in hospital.

- BBC - UK

Border Patrol Agents Rescue 60 Migrants from Refrigerated Trailer.

Border Patrol agents working in South Texas arrested a Guatemalan national truck driver who allegedly attempted to smuggle 60 illegal aliens through an inland checkpoint in a refrigerated trailer.

- Breitbart - US

Former US envoy Bushnell still tormented by Nairobi blast.

Ms Bushnell served as US ambassador to Guatemala from 1999 to 2002.

- Daily Nation - KE

Guatemalan immigrant seeks sanctuary in Manhattan church.

NEW YORK " A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. entered a church in Manhattan with her three children on Thursday to seek refuge from immigration authorities.Amanda Morales, who has lived illegally...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

El Salvador, Guatemala lawmakers pass bans on child marriageĀ .

El Salvador and Guatemala have joined a trend in clamping down on child marriage by passing legislation that would outlaw marriage with minors. The post El Salvador, Guatemala lawmakers pass bans on child marriageĀ  appeared first on Inquirer News.

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

US court delays deportation of immigrant in Connecticut.

HARTFORD, Conn. " A U.S. appeals court has delayed the deportation of an immigrant from Guatemala with no criminal record who lives in Connecticut with his wife and two young children.Democratic U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Seven dead in gang attack on Guatemala City hospital.

Seven people died and at least 12 were injured in a Guatemala City hospital shootout after a criminal gang tried to break out a hospitalized member, police say.

- UPI - US

Violent risks intelligence bulletin ā€“ 18 August 2017.

Americas Argentina - 16 August 2017: Workers' union umbrella CGT confirmed it will stage a protest march against the government's policies on 22 August in Buenos Aires. Guatemala - 17 August 2017: President Jimmy Morales said his government expected the Electoral Court to carry out a national

- Jane’s - US

Guatemalan immigrant seeks sanctuary in Manhattan church.

A Guatemalan immigrant with no authorization to live in the U.S. entered a church in Manhattan with her three children on Thursday to seek refuge from immigration authorities.

- WRAL.com - US

Trial for Guatemala ex-officials in deadly youth home fire.

GUATEMALA CITY " A judge in Guatemala has ordered two ex-officials to stand trial in connection with the death of 41 girls in a fire at a state-run home for troubled youth.The judge ruled Wednesday that Carlos Rodas and Anahi...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At least 7 dead as gunmen storm Guatemala hospital to free imprisoned gang member.

'I was in the emergency room when I felt a stray bullet hit my foot. I saw a man hit in the face by another bullet. It was terrible. Everyone ran for cover.'

- National Post - CA

Gunmen attack hospital in Guatemala's capital killing 6, inuring 12

An armed gang attacked on Wednesday Hospital Roosevelt located in the capital of Guatemala, killing at least six people and injuring 12 others, Sputnik reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Guatemala Ex-officials to Stand Trial in Deadly Youth Home Fire

A judge in Guatemala has ordered two ex-officials to stand trial in connection with the death of 41 girls in a fire at a state-run home for troubled youth. Ā  The judge ruled Wednesday that Carlos Rodas and Anahi Keller will face charges of mistreating minors, dereliction of duty, abuse of authority and manslaughter. They ...

- Voice of America - US

U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence

NEW YORK - The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval.

- Reuters - US

Shipping movements

The following ships are expected in Malta: The MV Eurocargo Venezia from Catania to Genoa , the Sainty Vogue from Sfax to Annaba and the Rio Blanco from Port Tangier to Alexandria today. The Daniel from Tunis to Algiers , the CMA CGM Callisto from Suez to Valencia and the Fas Dammam from Algiers tomorrow. The MV Eurocargo ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Trial for Guatemala ex-officials in deadly youth home fire

A judge in Guatemala has ordered two ex-officials to stand trial in connection with the death of 41 girls in a fire at a state-run home for troubled youth.

- FOX News - US

20 immigrants found locked in a semitrailer in West Texas

SIERRA BLANCA, Texas " Border Patrol agents have found 20 immigrants crammed into a locked semitrailer at a checkpoint in West Texas.A Border Patrol spokesman said the immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala were...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

At least seven dead in suspected gang attack at Guatemala hospital

GUATEMALA CITY - At least seven people were killed and 12 others injured on Wednesday after suspected gang members attacked a hospital in the capital in a bid to free a jailed associate who went there under police supervision for a checkup, officials said.

- Reuters - US

U.S. ends program for Central American minors fleeing violence

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security terminated a program on Wednesday that allowed minors fleeing violence in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to settle in the United States, ending travel hopes for more than 2,700 children awaiting approval. In a notice published in the Federal Register that goes into effect Aug. ...

- Yahoo! News - US

At least seven dead in gang attack on Guatemala hospital

Attackers stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals with guns blazing to free an imprisoned gang member.

- Stuff - NZ

At least 7 dead in alleged gang attack on Guatemala hospital

Gunmen stormed one of Guatemala's largest hospitals and opened fire early Wednesday in an assault staged to free an imprisoned gang member, officials said. At least seven people were killed and five were arrested.

- The Daily Star - LB

At least 2 killed in attack on Guatemala hospital

At least two people were killed and five arrested early Wednesday when alleged gang members shot up one of the country's largest hospitals to free a prisoner, officials said.

- FOX News - US

Mexican tip-off leads Texas police to find 17 undocumented immigrants locked in trailer

Nine of the immigrants, who hailed from Romania, Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, required medical attention.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Guatemala: Migrants can now call home for free in El Ceibo

Article | The ICRC, in coordination with the Guatemalan Red Cross and local institutions, offers migrants in transit the service of free phone calls at the house of one of the locals.

- ICRC - INT

Guatemala: migrants can now call home for free in El Ceibo

Article | The ICRC, in coordination with the Guatemalan Red Cross and local institutions offers migrants in transit the service of free phone calls at the house of one of the locals.

- ICRC - INT

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