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At least 9 dead following Guatemala mudslides

At least nine people have died and two people were missing from a small town near Guatemala City on Wednesday (September 7) after intense rains the night before caused a mudslide, emergency workers…

At least nine people have died and two people were missing from a small town near Guatemala City on Wednesday (September 7) after intense rains the night before caused a mudslide, emergency workers…

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New president takes oath in Guatemala

Jimmy Morales has been sworn in as Guatemala’s new president before the country’s Congress. In his first speech to the nation the 46 year-old former

Jimmy Morales has been sworn in as Guatemala’s new president before the country’s Congress. In his first speech to the nation the 46 year-old former

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Former Guatemalan football chief Jimenez arrested

Guatemalan police have arrested former national football federation president Brayan Jimenez in connection with a corruption probe into the sport’s

Guatemalan police have arrested former national football federation president Brayan Jimenez in connection with a corruption probe into the sport’s

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A former comedian is elected president in Guatemala

A former TV comedian with no previous government experience has won Guatemala’s presidential election. Jimmy Morales cruised to victory winning over

A former TV comedian with no previous government experience has won Guatemala’s presidential election. Jimmy Morales cruised to victory winning over

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Death toll rises in Guatemala landslide

Authorities in Guatemala say there is little hope of finding any more survivors from last Thursday’s landslide which swept down on to a town near the

Authorities in Guatemala say there is little hope of finding any more survivors from last Thursday’s landslide which swept down on to a town near the

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No more survivors expected after Guatemala mudslide

Hopes fade of finding any remaining survivors under the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City. At least 73 people have

Hopes fade of finding any remaining survivors under the rubble of a collapsed hillside on the outskirts of Guatemala City. At least 73 people have

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Guatemala mudslide kills dozens, 600 missing

The collapse of a hillside onto a town at the edge of Guatemala City has killed dozens of people. Officials say at least 600 people are believed

The collapse of a hillside onto a town at the edge of Guatemala City has killed dozens of people. Officials say at least 600 people are believed

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Fatal landslip hits Guatemala

At least seven people have been killed after a rain-soaked hillside collapsed on a neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala’s capital. Deadly

At least seven people have been killed after a rain-soaked hillside collapsed on a neighborhood on the outskirts of Guatemala’s capital. Deadly

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Actor Jimmy Morales into Guatemalan presidential run-off

Popular comic actor Jimmy Morales is the front-runner heading into next months Guatemalan presidential run-off. Newcomer #JimmyMorales leads in

Popular comic actor Jimmy Morales is the front-runner heading into next months Guatemalan presidential run-off. Newcomer #JimmyMorales leads in

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Guatemala vote set to go to run-off

Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to go to a run-off after no clear winner emerged from the three leading candidates in the first round

Guatemala’s presidential election looks set to go to a run-off after no clear winner emerged from the three leading candidates in the first round

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Disenchanted Guatemalans vote for new leader amid graft scandal

Guatemalans are due to vote for a new president, new lawmakers and mayors on Sunday. But the elections were overshadowed all week by a corruption scandal that has forced the president to resign and fu

Guatemalans are due to vote for a new president, new lawmakers and mayors on Sunday. But the elections were overshadowed all week by a corruption scandal that has forced the president to resign and fu

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Guatemala President Perez behind bars amid corruption probe

Guatemala’s former leader Otto Perez is to remain in jail over his alleged role in a bribery scandal that has plunged the country into political

Guatemala’s former leader Otto Perez is to remain in jail over his alleged role in a bribery scandal that has plunged the country into political

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Guatemela's president resigns amid corruption scandal

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned, his spokesman said on Thursday, in the face of a corruption scandal that has thrown the country

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned, his spokesman said on Thursday, in the face of a corruption scandal that has thrown the country

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Guatemalan congress votes to strip president of immunity

The impeachment of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has moved a little closer after the country’s congress voted to strip him of his immunity

The impeachment of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has moved a little closer after the country’s congress voted to strip him of his immunity

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Guatemala's Supreme Court approves bid to impeach president

Guatemala’s Supreme Court has approved a request by the country’s attorney general to impeach President Otto Perez Molina over alleged corruption

Guatemala’s Supreme Court has approved a request by the country’s attorney general to impeach President Otto Perez Molina over alleged corruption

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Guatemala president denies wrongdoing in corruption scandal

A former vice-president of Guatemala, Roxana Baldetti has appeared in court for the first time since her arrest last week on charges of corruption

A former vice-president of Guatemala, Roxana Baldetti has appeared in court for the first time since her arrest last week on charges of corruption

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Meeting of minds: what we can learn from intercultural exchanges

Sometimes we learn more about people from other cultures by meeting them than we do by reading about them. In this edition of Learning World Maha Barada presents three stories that reinforce this idea

Sometimes we learn more about people from other cultures by meeting them than we do by reading about them. In this edition of Learning World Maha Barada presents three stories that reinforce this idea

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World Travel Market 2014 interview – Maru Acevedo, Guatemala

At the World Travel Market 2014 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Maru Acevedo, Vice-Minister of Tourism

At the World Travel Market 2014 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Maru Acevedo, Vice-Minister of Tourism

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Jewish minority forced to flee homes by hostile villagers

Around 200 members of the Lev Tahor community, who practice an strict form of Judaism, have fled their homes in San Juan village near Guatemala

Around 200 members of the Lev Tahor community, who practice an strict form of Judaism, have fled their homes in San Juan village near Guatemala

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Guatemalan court sentences guerrilla commander

A Guatemalan court has sentenced Solano Barillas to 90 years in prison for a massacre committed during the country’s 1960 – 1996 civil war. The

A Guatemalan court has sentenced Solano Barillas to 90 years in prison for a massacre committed during the country’s 1960 – 1996 civil war. The

Culture

The importance of vocational skills

In a Europe of austerity and high unemployment, getting a job is not so easy. Employers are not only interested in the results of academic exams, but

In a Europe of austerity and high unemployment, getting a job is not so easy. Employers are not only interested in the results of academic exams, but

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How health and hygiene go hand in hand with education

As we all know, prevention is better than a cure. So to tackle the problems caused by bad hygiene and sanitation, plus a lack of health awareness

As we all know, prevention is better than a cure. So to tackle the problems caused by bad hygiene and sanitation, plus a lack of health awareness

Culture

Educating the world from top to bottom

Education around the world is changing and flourishing. From some of the best academic institutions with worldwide reputations to the smallest and

Education around the world is changing and flourishing. From some of the best academic institutions with worldwide reputations to the smallest and

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Guatemala cancels atrocity conviction of former dictator

Guatemala will put former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt back on trial. On 10 May he was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity

Guatemala will put former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt back on trial. On 10 May he was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity

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Guatemala court finds former dictator guilty of genocide

Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity. He’s been sentenced to 80 years in

Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity. He’s been sentenced to 80 years in

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Trial of ex-Guatemalan dictator delayed again

The trial of former Guatemalan dictator, Efrain Rios Montt has been delayed until Thursday over the appointment of a new lawyer. Eighty-six year-old

The trial of former Guatemalan dictator, Efrain Rios Montt has been delayed until Thursday over the appointment of a new lawyer. Eighty-six year-old

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Judge in Guatemala halts Montt genocide trial

A judge in Guatemala has suspended the genocide trial of former military ruler Efrain Rios Montt. The 86-year-old was being tried for a

A judge in Guatemala has suspended the genocide trial of former military ruler Efrain Rios Montt. The 86-year-old was being tried for a

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Era ends in ancient Mayan city, but world is spared

What was once the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is now one of the biggest tourist attractions in Central America, especially on the day the Mayans

What was once the ancient Mayan city of Tikal is now one of the biggest tourist attractions in Central America, especially on the day the Mayans

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Deported computer tycoon arrives in Miami

Computer software tycoon John McAfee has arrived in Miami after being deported by Guatemala. The 67-year-old had been hiding there after evading

Computer software tycoon John McAfee has arrived in Miami after being deported by Guatemala. The 67-year-old had been hiding there after evading