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Additional United Airlines Flights from Guatemala to the United States Announced

June 8, 2020 Location: Guatemala  Event:  The United States Embassy in Guatemala wishes to inform all U.S. citizens that in addition to its ongoing flights to the George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport (IAH), United Airlines has opened additional June U.S.-bound flights with destinations of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD).  The current ...
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Public Designation of Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara of Guatemala Due to Involvement in Significant Corruption

MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 8, 2020 Today, I am announcing the public designation of former Guatemalan Presidential Chief of Staff Gustavo Adolfo Alejos Cambara of Guatemala due to his involvement in significant corruption.  In his official capacity as the Chief of Staff to former President of the Republic of Guatemala Álvaro Colom, Alejos was involved in corrupt acts that undermined rule of ...
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DFC Approves $1 Billion of Investments in Global Development

June 4, 2020 Projects support developing countries reeling from COVID-19 and include first transactions using equity and technical assistance   WASHINGTON – The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Board of Directors has approved $1 billion of investments that will advance development in Africa, Latin America, the Indo-Pacific, and emerging markets across the globe. The investments ...
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DFC Approves a $200 Million Investment for Guatemala

REF# 2020 – 17 June 4, 2020 U.S. International Development Finance Corporation Approves $200 million Investment in Guatemala as part of $1 Billion of Investments in Global Development Investment supports Guatemala as it recovers from COVID-19 The U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Board of Directors has approved a loan of up to $200 million ...
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Health Alert: Increased Reports of Suspicious Activity Associated with Delivery Drivers

June 2, 2020 Location: Guatemala Event:  The United States Embassy in Guatemala has received reports of suspicious behavior associated with food deliveries in Guatemala City.  With the increased movement restrictions and reduced operating hours of many businesses in Guatemala, people are increasingly taking advantage of the varied food delivery services in the capital.  The Embassy advises ...
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