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Large Scale Police Operations

September 11, 2017 The Guatemala media reports that large scale operations are currently underway in Guatemala focusing on arrests of local gangs.  Crime in Guatemala is a serious concern and retaliation against the Guatemalan police by transnational gangs remains a possibility.  U.S. citizens should remain vigilant, review personal security plans, and remain aware of your ...
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On the Anniversary of the 9/11 Terror Attacks

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 11, 2017 Today we remember the victims of the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, and honor the heroes who valiantly saved many lives that day, even sacrificing their own. Their courage on that day remains an example of the character of the American ...
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Inauguration of Model Police Station in San Cristóbal, Alta Verapaz

The Model Police Station in San Cristóbal, Alta Verapaz, was inaugurated with the participation of the Director of Bureau of Intl. Narcotics & Law Enforcement (INL) Guatemala, Hugo Guevara, the mayor of San Cristóbal, Allan Otoniel García Xona, and the Deputy Director General of Operations of the National Civil Police of Guatemala, Rony Espinoza. The Model Commissaries ...
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Access alumni develop training for English teachers in Sololá

The Language Center of Universidad del Valle de Guatemala initiated an alliance with the Departmental Direction of the Ministry of Education to give courses and workshops of English for academic teachers in Sololá, developed by alumni of the English Access Microscholarship Program. For the 144 teachers who are fluent in English, a series of training sessions are taking ...
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