Chiquimula (Guatemala)

Type: City
Name: Chiquimula (Guatemala)
Country: Guatemala
Latitude: 14.8
Longitude: -89.550003
population: 40,669
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

CABEI supports Guatemala in the emergency caused by heavy rains

Tegucigalpa, October 15, 2014 -The Central American Bank for Economic Integration (CABEI), provided a grant aid to the Government of Guatemala for US$ 250 thousand dollars in response to the declaration of a state of emergency in the departments of Jutiapa, ... [Published Central American Bank for EI - 6 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala: It’s World Food Day but people here are starving [Video]

Source: Save the ChildrenCountry: Guatemala The world produces enough food for everyone - but not everyone has enough food. We all understand the unfairness of starvation in a well-fed world. Yet still it happens. I’m currently in Chiquimula, Guatemala, ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala: Worse drought in 40 years puts more than 2 million people in Central America at risk

Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua In view of the the harsh draught which has plaqued Central America, five of ECHO's regional humanitarian partners have come together to jointly ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 11 2014]
Entities: Drought, Guatemala, Honduras
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Central America Is Drying Up

CHIQUIMULA, GUATEMALA— At first glance, the forests seem lush and beautiful here in the mountains of eastern Guatemala. But look more closely and you’ll see a different side of paradise: dry patches of land riddled with dead corn and rocks.It’s not just ... [Published Vocativ - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Conservation Community Criticizes GOB Over Caracol Incident

Oct 1, 2014The callous execution of Special Constable Danny Conorquie at Caracol remains an issue of huge national importance tonight. Citizens and activists converged on the western border on Tuesday to protest the continuous incursions onto Belizean ... [Published Channel 5 Belize - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemalan journalists attacked after their paper accuses government of spying

In the latest display of government hostility towards the elPeriódico daily, security agents roughed up two of its journalists, reporter Pavel Vega and photographer Alex Cruz, during Vice-President Roxana Baldetti's news conference yesterday [18 September ... [Published Ifex - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala - Two journalists attacked during vice-president's news conference

In the latest display of government hostility towards the elPeriódico daily, security agents roughed up two of its journalists, reporter Pavel Vega and photographer Alex Cruz , during Vice-President Roxana Baldetti's news conference yesterday at ... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 2 reports

Latin American Herald Tribune - Five Hurt During Second Day of Protests in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY At least five people were injured and two demonstrators were arrested Thursday on a second day of protests by Guatemalan peasants demanding passage of a law to promote comprehensive rural development.Police sent to clear roadblocks from ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Justice and the Creation of a Mafia State in Guatemala

It took 40 minutes for the interview to officially start, but it never really began. The judge, a veteran of decades in the judicial sector who had held positions in every courthouse except the Supreme Court, spent most of his time with me answering phone ... [Published InSight Crime - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala: Central America and Caribbean Food Security Outlook Update September 2014

Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua Poor rainfall in the region expected to impact harvests Key Messages Poor households and small farmers in the dry corridor of Honduras and El Salvador ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Guatemala: State of Emergency, 200,000 families at risk

Source: Missionary International Service News AgencyCountry: Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina declared a state of emergency on Monday in 16 of its 22 provinces, which have been affected by one of the country’s worst droughts that is threatening over ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 2 reports

Guatemala: Guatemalan Red Cross Annual Report 2013 (MAAGT002)

Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Guatemala This report covers the period 1 January 2013 to 31 December 2013 Overview According to the last Human Development Index, Guatemala has improved by 35 per ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 05 2014]

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"Police attempted to prevent the protest and there was a brawl" Pascual said. "A Maya Chariti woman was injured by bullets."
"Criminal networks co-opted the justice system so that they would receive protection, so that they would receive alerts, and so that they wouldn't be prosecuted" Rivera Claveria told me

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CABEI supports Guatemala in the emergency cause... [Published Central American Bank for EI - 6 hours ago]
Guatemala: It’s World Food Day but people here ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Guatemala: Worse drought in 40 years puts more ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 11 2014]
Central America Is Drying Up [Published Vocativ - Oct 07 2014]
Conservation Community Criticizes GOB Over Cara... [Published Channel 5 Belize - Oct 02 2014]
Guatemalan journalists attacked after their pap... [Published Ifex - Sep 25 2014]
WNU #1234: 8 Guatemalans Killed in Dispute Over... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 23 2014]
Guatemala - Two journalists attacked during vic... [Published Reporters Without Borders - Sep 19 2014]
Latin American Herald Tribune - Five Hurt Durin... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
5 Hurt during a second day of protests in Guate... [Published Fox News Latino - Sep 18 2014]
Justice and the Creation of a Mafia State in Gu... [Published InSight Crime - Sep 18 2014]
Guatemala: Central America and Caribbean Food S... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Guatemala: ACT Alliance Alert: Drought in Guate... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Guatemala: State of Emergency, 200,000 families... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 26 2014]
World: Central America and Caribbean Seasonal M... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 16 2014]
Guatemala: Guatemalan Red Cross Annual Report 2... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 05 2014]
Guatemala: Guatemala: Red Cross Annual Report 2... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 04 2014]
Haiti: Central America and Caribbean Seasonal M... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - May 28 2014]
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Guatemala: It’s World Food Day but people here ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 16 2014]
Source: Save the ChildrenCountry: Guatemala The world produces enough food for everyone - but not everyone has enough food. We all understand the unfairness of starvation in a well-fed world. Yet still it happens. I’m currently in Chiquimula, Guatemala, ...
Guatemala: Worse drought in 40 years puts more ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 11 2014]
Source: European Commission Humanitarian Aid departmentCountry: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua In view of the the harsh draught which has plaqued Central America, five of ECHO's regional humanitarian partners have come together to jointly ...
WNU #1234: 8 Guatemalans Killed in Dispute Over... [Published Weekly News Update on the Americas - Sep 23 2014]
Issue #1234, September 21, 2014 1. Guatemala: 8 Die in Cement Factory Dispute 2. Honduras: Mine Opponents Report New Threats 3. Mexico: Cananea Toxic Spills Continue 4. Chile: Alleged Anarchists Arrested in Bombing 5. Links to alternative sources ...
Guatemala: Central America and Caribbean Food S... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 17 2014]
Source: Famine Early Warning System NetworkCountry: El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua Poor rainfall in the region expected to impact harvests Key Messages Poor households and small farmers in the dry corridor of Honduras and El Salvador ...
Guatemala: ACT Alliance Alert: Drought in Guate... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: ACT AllianceCountry: Guatemala Geneva, 27 August 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact Today a State of Public Calamity was declared for the departments of: Jutiapa, Chiquimula, Santa Rosa, Quiché, El Progreso, Huehuetenango, ...
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