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- The Week - US

Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41.

The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries.

- FOX News - US

Death toll in Guatemala shelter fire rises to 41.

GUATEMALA CITY " The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter has risen to 41 after another girl died of her injuries.The attorney general's office said Friday the girl died after being transferred for treatment...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Koshe Disaster: What Causes Garbage Landslides?.

The tragedy isn't the first of its kind, according to a piece on the disaster in the American Geophysical Union's Landslide Blog, but it is the deadliest such incident in years. "Garbage landslides are particularly horrible events," Dave Petley, a blogger and geoscientist at the University of Sheffield in the United ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Report of sexual assault at border heightens concern about immigration agent abuse.

We are human beings and we are also children.'I n this June 19, 2014 photo, a Central American migrants emerge from side streets to crowd onto the tracks, as a northbound freight train arrives in the station in Arriaga, Chiapas state, Mexico. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rebecca BlackwellThe American Civil Liberties Union has lodged ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Illegal immigrant sisters allege they were sexually assaulted by border agent.

Two teenagers trekking toward the U.S. from Guatemala in claim they were sexually assaulted by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent who they flagged down for help in July 2016.

- FOX News - US

ACLU alleges border patrol officer sexually assaulted two teenage immigrant sisters.

After more than a decade away from their mother, two teenage sisters fled their violent surroundings in Guatemala in hopes of reuniting with her in Fresno, California. They traveled more … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

A Border Agent Took My Sister and Me Into a Closet and Sexually Assaulted Us.

We fled Guatemala looking for a safer and better life. What happened to us after crossing the border changed our lives. This piece originally appeared on ACLU of Northern California's Blog. Warning: This piece contains descriptions of sexual abuse experienced by the author by a U.S. immigration officer. I had heard rumors ...

- ACLU - US

Un Oficial de Inmigración Nos Metió a Mi Hermana y a Mí en Un Armario y Nos Agredió Sexualmente.

Nos fuimos de Guatemala buscando una vida pacífica. Lo que paso después que cruzamos la frontera nos cambió la vida. Advertencia: Este escrito contiene descripciones de asalto sexual sufridos por la autora por un oficial de inmigración. Había oído rumores sobre los retos a enfrentarse en la frontera de Estados Unidos, ...

- ACLU - US

Sisters from Guatemala allege they were sexually assaulted by US Border Patrol agent.

The ACLU has filed a claim against the Department of Homeland Security on behalf of the two sisters.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala horror home.

When firefighters entered the home for troubled youth, they discovered more than two dozen girls on the floor of a locked room, most of them dead.

- The Daily Star - LB

Guatemala arrests 4 current, ex-lawmakers in corruption case

GUATEMALA CITY " Four current and former Guatemalan lawmakers have been detained on suspicion of selling phantom jobs in congress.Prosecutors say lawmakers Cesar Fajardo and Manuel Marcelino Garcia Chuta were taken into custody...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire GUATEMALA CITY — When firefighters entered the home for troubled youth, they discovered more than two dozen girls … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fire

When firefighters entered the home for troubled youth, they discovered more than two dozen girls on the floor of a locked room, most of them dead.

- FOX News - US

Murderous Guatemala gang attacks police after storming of detention center

One of Guatemala's most-feared gangs, Barrio 18, has launched a wave of murderous attacks on police across the country following the storming of a detention center overrun by its jailed members, officials said Tuesday. Police are on “maximum alert” after at least nine assaults on police stations that have killed ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Guatemala youth detention center riot ends with 4 guards dead

Guatemala's Interior Minister Francisco Rivas said security forces have taken control and rescued guards at the Etapa II youth detention center after a riot.

- UPI - US

Three killed, eight wounded in gang attacks on Guatemalan police

Three policemen were killed and seven officers wounded in attacks on police across Guatemala, authorities said, hours after a bloody gang riot in a juvenile detention centre was put down in the Central American nation.

- Stuff - NZ

Three killed, eight wounded in attacks on Guatemalan police

GUATEMALA CITY, March 21— Three policemen were killed and seven officers wounded in attacks on police across Guatemala yesterday night, authorities said, hours after a bloody gang riot in a juvenile detention centre was put down in the Central...

- The Malay Mail - MY

2 Killed, 9 Wounded in Attacks on Guatemala Police

Two policemen were killed and eight wounded in attacks on police across Guatemala on Monday night, authorities said, hours after a bloody riot in a juvenile detention center was put down in the Central American nation. A civilian was also injured in the attacks, according to authorities. Eight attacks were carried out ...

- Voice of America - US

Police in Guatemala rescue 4 from rioting jail inmates

The youth detention centre inmates killed two guards during the riot.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Death toll rises to 3 from inmate riot at Guatemala prison

Another guard died Monday from injuries sustained when gang members rioted at a Guatemalan prison for juveniles and adults, raising the death toll to three, officials said.

- FOX News - US

Death toll rises to 3 from inmate riot at Guatemala prison

GUATEMALA CITY " Another guard died Monday from injuries sustained when gang members rioted at a Guatemalan prison for juveniles and adults, raising the death toll to three, officials said.President Jimmy Morales tweeted that...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Guatemala police rescue hostages from rioting youth jail inmates

Police regain control of the jail, but one of the guards rescued has died and two others are injured.

- BBC - UK

Two guards killed in riot at Guatemalan youth detention center

Guatemala's Interior Ministry said forces have taken control of 80 percent of the Etapa II youth detention center, where two guards were killed after a riot.

- UPI - US

US officials interview asylum-seekers at Australian Pacific island

March 20, 2017, 10:50 AM US officials have begun interviewing and taking fingerprints of asylum seekers in an Australian-run camp in the Pacific island of Nauru, who seek resettlement in the US. President Obama agreed to accept 1,500 refugees held by Australia in Papua New Guinea and Nauru. In return, Canberra agreed to ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

The US may be restarting an asylum agreement with Australia that Trump blasted as a 'dumb deal'

REUTERS/Joshua RobertsCANBERRA/PERTH - U.S. officials began taking fingerprints of asylum seekers in an Australian-run camp on the Pacific island of Nauru on Monday, signaling that vetting of applicants for resettlement in what U.S. President Donald Trump called a "dumb deal" has restarted. Australia agreed with former U.S. ...

- Business Insider - US

2 Dead, Several Injured in Riot at Guatemala Prison

A riot erupted Sunday at a prison for juveniles and adults, and authorities said two jail monitors were killed and several other people suffered injuries. The incident came two weeks after unrest at a state-run shelter for children resulted in a fire that killed 40 girls. The National Civil Police confirmed that two ...

- Voice of America - US

2 dead and several injured in Guatemala prison riot

The National Civil Police said the riot took place at the Central Correctional Stage II prison in San Jose Pinula.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

2 dead, several injured in riot at Guatemala prison

GUATEMALA CITY — A riot erupted Sunday at a prison for juveniles and adults, and authorities said two jail monitors were killed and several...

- Townhall.com - US

1 dead, several injured in riot at Guatemala prison

Officials in Guatemala say a riot at a prison for juveniles and adults has resulted in the death of a jail monitor and injuries to several other people.

- FOX News - US

2 dead, several injured in riot at Guatemala prison

GUATEMALA CITY " A riot erupted Sunday at a prison for juveniles and adults, and authorities said two jail monitors were killed and several other people suffered injuries.The incident came two weeks after unrest at a state-run...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

One dead, several injured in riot at Guatemala prison

Officials in Guatemala say a riot at a prison for juveniles and adults has resulted in the death of a jail monitor and injuries to several other people. Sunday's incident came two weeks after unrest ...

- The Hindu - IN

Alleged Attacks on Online Media Follow the Tragic Death by Fire of Young Women in Guatemala

A local media outlet that published testimonies of some of the victims of the shelter fire suffered a DDoS attack.

- Global Voices - US

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and Caribbean that were published in the last week. In Guatemala, people … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Guatemala Mourns Dozens of Girls at a Children's Shelter Left to Die in a Fire

The girls rebelled and set fire to their mattresses so they would be allowed out of their rooms.' But they weren't.

- Global Voices - US

Vigil held for Guatemalan girls killed in children's home fire

Dozens gathered at Sather Gate Monday to mourn the lives of 40 Guatemalan girls who were killed when a government-run children's home caught fire, reportedly set in protest against abuse at the center.

- UC Berkeley - US

Oxfam demands justice for the victims of the Virgen de Asunción Home for girls and adolescents in Guatemala

Oxfam demands justice for the victims of the Virgen de Asunción Home for girls and adolescents in Guatemala10 March 2017Oxfam expresses its solidarity with the families of the 35 girls and adolescents who lost their lives, as well as those still hospitalized.

- Oxfam International - UK

Oxfam demands justice for the victims of the Virgen de Asunción Home for girls and adolescents in Guatemala

Oxfam demands justice for the victims of the Virgen de Asunción Home for girls and adolescents in Guatemala10 March 2017Oxfam expresses its solidarity with the families of the 35 girls and adolescents who lost their lives, as well as those of the children who are still hospitalized with serious burns, following the

- Oxfam International - UK

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