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United States | Guatemala’s Independence Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States, I congratulate the people of Guatemala on your celebration of 197 years of independence on September 15. The United States remains committed to working together with the Guatemalan people to increase prosperity and improve security and governance in Guatemala. That partnership includes critical … Continue reading United States | Guatemala’s Independence Day

GUATEMALA CITY | Guatemala ups number of missing to 332 in volcano eruption

GUATEMALA CITY — Authorities on Wednesday raised by more than 130 the number of people officially missing from last month’s deadly eruption of the Volcano of Fire. Guatemala’s disaster agency, known as Conred, said the new figure of 332, up from 197 previously, came following a review of nearly 200,000 records and verifying lists of … Continue reading GUATEMALA CITY | Guatemala ups number of missing to 332 in volcano eruption

Guatemala News: FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK, Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry

Guatemala – U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK, age 26, a citizen of Guatemala, pleaded guilty to a one-count bill of information with illegal reentry of a removed alien, in violation of 8 U.S.C. ‘ 1326(a). According to the bill of information, FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK reentered the United States on or about March … Continue reading Guatemala News: FERNANDO PEREZ-YOK, Guatemalan National Pleads Guilty to Illegal Reentry