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Guatemalan Man Sentenced to Prison for Illegally Reentering the United States After Prior Deportation

Attempted to enter Meskwaki Casino using fraudulent identification Tuesday, March 12, 2019 A man who illegally returned to the United States after being deported was sentenced today to almost four months in federal prison. Victor Morales-Suar, age 42, a citizen of Guatemala illegally present in the United States and residing in Marshalltown, Iowa, received the ...
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Launching: Foreign National Student Intern Program (FNSIP) for Embassy

The purpose of the FNSIP is to offer foreign national students accepted into the program the unique opportunity of experiencing a foreign affairs work environment.  It is designed for students who are non-U.S. citizens seeking internships with U.S. Embassies outside the U.S.  This program benefits both the U.S. Embassy and students by providing the non-U.S. ...
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Visit of Rear Admiral Peter Gautier of the U.S. Coast Guard

Ambassador Luis Arreaga and Rear Admiral Peter Gautier of the U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Northwest met with representatives of the Guatemalan Army to discuss the benefits of a safe and prosperous maritime environment and the commitment of US support to the Guatemalan Navy for its continuous development. International collaboration plays an important role in anti-narcotics ...
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Inauguration of the Access and SEAL programs

More than 500 students from the departments of Huehuetenango, Quetzaltenango, Chichicastenango, Sololá, Cobán, Chiquimula, and Guatemala started classes in the Department of State-sponsored English Micro-scholarship Access and SEAL program, with which they will acquire tools to strengthen their capacities and increase their skills to create prosperity. The parents of the students participated in the inauguration ...
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USAID’s “Dynamic Leaders Closing Gaps” Forum on International Women’s Day

In commemoration of International Women’s Day, Ambassador Luis Arreaga participated in the forum “Dynamic Leaders Closing Gaps” that celebrates advances and contributions from the U.S. and its development partners in favor of women and their efforts for a more inclusive society with prosperity, security and good governance in Guatemala. “The efforts have been positive, but ...
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