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Guatemala arrests former top cop for killings


March 24th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Former police director Marlene Blanco and two ex-cops were arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to carry out extrajudicial executions, said a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Thieves target reporters covering Guatemalan president


March 17th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) A van-load of Guatemalan journalists covering President Otto Perez Molina's visit to the northern province of Baja Verapaz had their equipment stolen Friday.The theft took ... Read more...

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Priest gunned down in Guatemala


January 28th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) A Catholic priest in the southeastern Guatemalan province of Santa Rosa was fatally shot Friday after a road accident, authorities said.The Rev. David Donis died ... Read more...

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Gunmen kill eight at Guatemala disco


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) At least eight people were killed and more than 20 others wounded when gunmen opened fire at a disco in Villa Nueva, a city in ... Read more...

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Politician slain in Guatemala


January 14th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 14 (IANS/EFE) Congressman Oscar Valentin Leal and his brother were murdered here Friday on the eve of retired Gen. Otto Perez Molina's inauguration as Guatemala's president.The slain ... Read more...

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Divorce opens way for Guatemalan first lady’s presidential bid


April 9th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A Guatemalan judge announced Friday that she has granted the divorce petition of President Alvaro Colom and wife Sandra Torres, clearing the way for the ... Read more...

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Guatemala first lady announces presidential bid


March 9th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 9 (IANS/EFE) Guatemala's first lady Sandra Torres has announced that she will run for president in September's general elections, though the country's constitution bars close relations of ... Read more...

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