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News Guatemala » Jalapa: Former Soccer Referee, Weight Coach Killed in Guatemala

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Publicated on: Wednesday 03 April 2019

GUATEMALA CITY – A former soccer referee and a strength coach were killed in Jalapa, a city in eastern Guatemala, the National Civilian Police, or PNC, said Sunday. Francisco Antonio Ortiz, a former ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: Dutch vessel offering abortion services docked in Guatemala. The army seized it.

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Publicated on: Saturday 23 February 2019

But in Guatemala, a Catholic country where abortion is banned except ... One teenager, Heidi, who lives with her parents and 11 siblings in a ramshackle house in Jalapa, told the Guardian: “I was ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: Guatemala: Seven human rights defenders killed in four weeks

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Publicated on: onday 11 June 2018

Their bodies bore machete wounds. Four days later, 68-year-old Francisco Munguia, another CODECA community leader, was also hacked to death by assailants with machetes in Guatemala’s Jalapa region. To ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: AMERICA/GUATEMALA - From the Missionary Congress the commitment to "missionary and Samaritan transformation" of parishes

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Publicated on: Friday 23 November 2018

This is a passage from the final Message addressed to the parish communities of Guatemala, disseminated at the end of ... Julio Cabrera, Bishop of Jalapa, President of the Episcopal Commission for the ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: Guatemala needs to do more to stop the killings of indigenous activists

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Publicated on: Wednesday 23 May 2018

I did an official 10-day visit from May 1-10 to Guatemala as part of my tasks as the United Nations ... Campesino (CODECA), was killed in the town of San Luis Jilotepeque, Jalapa, on May 9. The next ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: How Guatemala is sliding into chaos in the fight for land and water

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Publicated on: Saturday 18 August 2018

Land rights protesters demanding the resignation of President Jimmy Morales in Guatemala City in 2017 ... in the modest house near Carrizal in Jalapa state that she and Luis built on a steep hillside ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: Tahoe Announces Kidnapping of 12 Security Contractors in Guatemala; All Contractors Have Now Been Returned Safely

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Publicated on: Saturday 25 August 2018

After several hours of being abducted, injured and held at gun point, the contractors were eventually released and escorted by the Guatemalan Civil National Police (PNC) back to Jalapa where they ... ...

News Guatemala » Jalapa: Who was the first president of Guatemala?

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Publicated on: Friday 07 September 2018

Guatemala officially became an independent country in 1839. Its first president was Mariano Rivera Paz, who served from 1839 to 1842. He died several years later, in 1849, murdered in the Jalapa ...