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  • HablaGuate
      Obama’s first trip to Latin America ended Wednesday, having been largely overshadowed by events in Libya andJapan. The U.S. media was both critical and supportive of Obama’s decision to go on the five-day trip, despite the crises in Libya and Japan, but seemed largely underwhelmedby the actual content of the trip. But what was the Latin American media’s response to the trip? Last week we looked at what was being said in the days leading up to the trip, now we focus on the trip itself.    
  • HablaGuate
    This past Wednesday, Goldcorp held its Annual General Meeting in Vancouver.   NISGUA staff and allies from Guatemala, the US and Canada flew in this weekend to kick off a coordinated week of action to protest the company, which owns the Marlin gold mine in the Western Highlands of Guatemala (see media advisory below).
  • HablaGuate
    This podcast discusses what we know about an apparent Zetas massacre of 27 people in Guatemala's Petén, the campaign for Peru's June 5 presidential runoff, and an argument between President Juan Manuel Santos and former President Álvaro Uribe. 
  • HablaGuate
    The blog "Just the Facts" brings you a summary of the week in Latin America.
  • HablaGuate
    We are writing today to give you an update on the October 19, 2012 ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (the Court) on the Case of the Rio Negro massacres versus the State of Guatemala (enclosed). This case, presented by survivors of the Rio Negro massacres, was submitted to the Inter-American Human Rights Commission in 2005 in a petition calling for the Guatemalan State to be held responsible for five massacres that left 445 children, women and men of the Rio Negro village dead due to their opposition to the Chixoy Dam. The Commission accepted the case in 2008. After issuing recommendations to the government of Guatemala and soliciting the required reports, the Commission finally submitted the case to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2011.
  • Six observations about last week's Southern Command "Posture Statement"
    Marine Gen. John Kelly, the commander of U.S. Southern Command since November, gave his first testimonies last week in the U.S. Congress. Before the Senate and House Armed Services Committees, he presented the annual “Posture Statement” for Southcom the “regional combatant command” that manages all U.S. military activity in the Western Hemisphere (excluding Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas).
  • U.S. military exercises in February and March
    Just the Facts brings you stories of how the U.S. military personnel carry out a very regular schedule of exercises and training deployments throughout Latin America. Here, based on official releases and press reports, is a glimpse of these activities in February and March, in alphabetical order by country.
  • Día 21: Juicio por Genocidio en Manos de la Corte de Constitucionalidad
    En la jornada 21 del juicio por genocidio la Jueza Jazmin Barrios indicó que no van a acatar una orden emitida por la jueza de mayor riesgo A, Carol Flores, quien el día de ayer dictó una resolución con la que pretende retrotraer el proceso a una fase ya concluida, lo cual es ilegal. Asimismo, el Tribunal indicó que esperarán a que sea la Corte de Constitucionalidad quien confirme la continuidad del debate, ya que es el único órgano que puede ordenarles. Al finalizar su resolución, la concurrencia en la sala se puso de pie y aplaudió a Tribunal. Posteriormente se realizó una caminata de la Corte Suprema de Justicia a la Corte de Constitucionalidad para exigir que responda prontamente sobre la situación.
  • HablaGuate
    The FAFG (Guatemalan Foundation of Forensic Anthropology) has made a positive identification of 7 individuals exhumed (dug up) from clandestine cemeteries (mass graves) on the Guatemalan Military's Coban Base. To date, over 500 individuals - all victims of repression and genocide in the 1970s and 80s - have been exhumed from the Coban military base. 
  • HablaCostaRica
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 Source: Just the Facts Caribbean In the final segment of the “Tradewinds 2013” ...

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