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Brazil and Guatemala Strengthen Ties

March 15, 2006 Cyril Mychalejko 0

Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva hosted a meeting Monday with Guatemala President Oscar Berger. The two countries reached a defense agreement that will allow the exchange of technology, intelligence and personnel (for training […]

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Guatemalan Community’s Search for Justice Continues

March 1, 2006 Ellen Moore 0

In July of 1982, Guatemalan government forces marched into the small community of Plan de Sánchez, forced community members into a house, and tossed a grenade in after them. They raped young women and girls, destroyed crops, and looted and burned homes with the inhabitants inside, leaving the charred remains of the victims behind.


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Guatemala Seeks Military Aid

February 22, 2006 Cyril Mychalejko 0

The Guatemalan government wants U.S. helicopters, radar equipment and U.S. agents to help expand its anti-narcotic operations. Colombian president Alvaro Uribe expressed support for Guatemala’s request for "anti-drug" aid during a one-day visit. The two […]

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