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Guatemala

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  • Central American amputees, once migrants, seek help in Mexico

    Central American amputees, once migrants, seek help in Mexico
    TAPACHULA, Mexico — The last time Norman Varela made an unauthorized crossing into Mexico, he was headed to the United States, in search of a job, riding atop the infamous northbound freight train known as La Bestia — the Beast.
  • A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets

     A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In almost every sense, Emilio Vicente is an American success story. He grew up a shy kid in the North Carolina mill town of Siler City. His parents, who moved there when he was 6, had little formal education and worked long,...

    Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX

    Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX
    Paramedics met a Delta Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to treat nine teenagers who apparently became ill after consuming food before boarding in Guatemala City, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman...

    Ex-Guatemalan soldier linked to massacre gets 10-year sentence

    Ex-Guatemalan soldier linked to massacre gets 10-year sentence
    A former Guatemalan special forces officer convicted of failing to disclose on immigration documents his part in a massacre during the country's civil war was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison and will be stripped of his U.S. citizenship....

    Finding a Guatemalan village -- in Germany's book mecca

    Finding a Guatemalan village -- in Germany's book mecca
    Frankfurt is a thriving financial center on the Main River that some Germans have taken to calling “Bankfurt,” but the locals take greater pride in their literary culture. Among other things, the father of German letters, Johann Wolfgang von...