A pregnant 19-year-old migrant from Guatemala died after trying to climb over a border fence in Texas, authorities said on Thursday. Doctors were not able to save her child. United States media, quoting a statement from Guatemala’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reported that the woman, Miriam Estefany Giron Luna, fell[…]
Ana de Leon lost everything when Guatemalan military forces arrived in the Maya Ixil region during the country’s decades-long civil war. More than 200,000 people, including de Leon’s brother and three children, were killed. Another 43,000 were forcibly disappeared. More than 80 percent of victims were indigenous Mayan people. “They[…]
Guatemala’s foreign minister says her country’s decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem is final, urging the international community to “respect” this commitment. “It’s a decision that has been made … It is not going to be reversed,” Sandra Jovel told journalists on Friday, according to a report[…]
Three of the nine countries that voted against the UN General Assembly’s motion to reject the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel had been American colonies and are still partly governed by mutual agreements with Washington. The UN resolution was backed by 128 states, while 35[…]
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