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Acting Assistant Secretary Kozak Travel to Mexico and Guatemala

U.S. Department of State Office of the Spokesperson February 3, 2020 Media Note   Acting Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Ambassador Michael Kozak will travel to Mexico and Guatemala from February 4 through 8 to promote regional prosperity, security, and democratic governance. On February 4, Acting Assistant Secretary Kozak will travel to ...
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Promoting Accountability for Human Rights Abusers in Guatemala

U.S. DEPARTMENT of STATE Press Realese Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokeswoman On January 29, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) removed Francisco Cuxum Alvarado to his home country of Guatemala, where he faces charges related to human rights abuses committed during Guatemala’s civil war.  As a member of the Civil Patrol, Mr. Cuxum Alvarado is accused ...
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Visit of Social Security and Federal Benefits Representatives

U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (February 24-28, 2020) Location:    INGUAT (Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo) 7a. Ave. 1-17, Zona 4 – First Floor Event: Visit of Social Security and Federal Benefits Representatives Representatives from the Regional Federal Benefits Unit, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, will visit Guatemala from February 24 to 28, 2020 to ...
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Ken Cuccinelli, Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Special Briefing via Telephone

U.S. Department of State SPECIAL BRIEFING VIA TELEPHONE Ken Cuccinelli Acting Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security January 27, 2020 Moderator:  Greetings to everyone from the U.S. Department of State’s Media Hub of the Americas in Miami, Florida.  I’d like to welcome our participants dialed in from the United States and across the ...
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State of Prevention, Increased Military and Police Presence

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Guatemala City, Guatemala – (January 24, 2020) Location:  Municipality of Villa Nueva, Department of Guatemala Event: State of Prevention, Increased Military and Police Presence The Government of Guatemala has announced a State of Prevention for the Municipality of Villa Nueva.  The State of Prevention is due to the ongoing security situation ...
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