Study the life and culture of the Highland MayaGuatemala6 undergraduate credits in anthropologyMay 27-July 8, 2010Maury Hutcheson, Ph.D.$2,380 (includes roundtrip airfare) plus VCU tuitionRegistration deadline: March 26, 2010
Dec 15, 2009
Guatemala has one of the highest violent crime rates in Latin America. In 2008, approximately 40 murders a week were reported in Guatemala City alone. While the vast majority of murders do not involve foreigners, the sheer volume of activity means that local officials, who are inexperienced and underpaid, are unable to cope with the problem.
Dec 15, 2009
Dec 16, 2009
Fuente: Americas QuarterlyA senior member of the agency tasked with protecting Guatemalan President Álvaro Colom was shot and killed yesterday in a coordinated attack involving multiple assailants in Guatemala City. The victim, ...
Jan 13, 2010
Lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg accused the Guatemalan president of ordering his murder, in a video released after his own funeral. But the real story, when it finally came to light, was even more incredible
Jan 19, 2010
Today’s NOAA Hazard Mapping System (HMS) Fire and Smoke Product (below) indicates widespread fire activity across Central America and Mexico. Each red dot on the map represents a “hotspot” identified by satellites.
Jan 24, 2010
Guatemalan police on Sunday sought to arrest former president Alfonso Portillo after the United States filed an extradition request to have him answer to money-laundering charges, court sources said.
Feb 5, 2010
Icefi informa que la evasion fiscal en el pais se elevo a US$1 mil 693 millones.
Feb 9, 2010
The number of illegal immigrants in the United States fell by seven percent last year to 10.8 million, coinciding with the country's financial crisis, a Department of Homeland Security report said Tuesday.