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Rally Planned for New Fairfield Dad Fighting Deportation to Guatemala

A rally will be held today for a New Fairfield father who has been fighting deportation to Guatemala today. Joel Colindres, 33, had been ordered to leave the United States in August, and was at the airport, when he received the news that a temporary stay was granted. Now family and friends are again

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2018-01-18 15:32:19

Why the U.S. Considers Parts of Mexico as Dangerous as Syria, Somalia

The U.S. Department of State (DoS) rolled out a level-based warning system and issued "do not travel" advisories to five Mexican states-all for cartel violence. A level down, DoS advised travelers "reconsider" (level 3) Central America's Northern Triangle states, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador

BREITBART - 2018-01-18 15:28:59

La Quinta Holdings Inc. Common Stock Quote & Summary Data

Our system-wide portfolio, as of December 31, 2016, consisted of 888 hotels representing approximately 87,200 rooms located predominantly in 48 states across the U.S., as well as in Canada, Mexico, Honduras and Colombia, of which 322 hotels were owned and operated and 566 were franchised. We also ha

NASDAQ - 2018-01-18 18:03:00

Shocking Irregularities in Screening Aliens for Terror Ties

An audit on the screening practices of known or suspected terrorists made by Immigration and Custom Enforcement (ICE) showed non-compliance with proper protocol in every file that was checked, The Washington Free Beaconreported. The audit was made by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as a fo

CLARIONPROJECT.ORG - 2018-01-18 10:41:41

He came to America and worked construction and housekeeping. Then he found his purpose

No one will ever confuse the doors of Corado Fitness in Dallas for the pearly gates. But it is a fitness heaven, thanks to a man they call "El Diablo," the devil. "Absolutely," one gym member said. "He is El Diablo." "He knows how to kick our butts a certain way," another added. "He is relentless,"

WFAA - 2018-01-18 13:33:31

How a Honduran Kid's Soccer Team Taught Me About Life

Laura Chung Back in December 2015, I went to tila, a tiny bay island off the shore of Honduras, on a diving trip. The plan was to catch a flight from San Pedro Sula to Guatemala. My friend Brooke, who I was traveling with, suggested we reach out to her friend Ramiro, who was in El Progreso for Chr

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2018-01-18 00:08:05

Scientists may finally know what caused the mysterious epidemic that killed millions of Aztecs

In the 16th century, an epidemic wiped out approximately 80% of the Aztec population in when Central and South America. The horrific epidemic known as "cocoliztli" was responsible for killing millions of people in Mexico, Guatemala, and even as far as Peru. Those infected would experience severe vom

YAHOO! - 2018-01-17 20:01:07

One Firearm Seized Every Two Hours in Guatemala

Since 2014, there have been more firearm seizures than homicides committed with guns in Guatemala. Guatemala's National Police (Policia Nacional Civil - PNC) has identified some of the routes used to transport the guns to and within the country, but they seem to know little about who owns them and

INSIGHTCRIME.ORG - 2018-01-17 16:34:29

ICE To Carry Out Massive Immigration Sweep In 'Sanctuary State' California

U.S. immigration agents are planning to detain and deport more than 1,500 illegal immigrants in a massive California operation meant to send a clear message to the so-called sanctuary state, the Houston Chronicle reported Wednesday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials declined to com

THE DAILY CALLER - 2018-01-17 13:32:53

Largest known underwater cave on Earth discovered in Mexico; holds clues to Mayan civilization

A scuba diver looks at an animal skull at Sac Aktun underwater cave system during exploration as part of the Gran Acuifero Maya Project near Tulum, in Quintana Roo state, Mexico February 12, 2014. (Jan Arild Aaserud/Courtesy Gran Acuifero Maya Project [GAM]/Handout via REUTERS) A team of experts i

FOXNEWS - 2018-01-17 09:49:51

Going to visit our sisters in Guatemala

Mayan ruins are seen in Tikal, Guatemala, in this 2011 file photo. (CNS/EPA/Sandra Sebastian) I'm traveling to Guatemala for nine days to meet with our sister community there, Sagrada Familia (Holy Family). The group I am going with is made up of five Loretto members, a high school senior and her

NCRONLINE.ORG - 2018-01-17 08:00:00

New Hampshire man vanishes during swim in Guatemalan lake

Justin Booska is an avid swimmer. So much so, his brother said, that he used to routinely paddle in his parents' pond to rivers and lakes wherever he roamed. That's why when Justin Booska mysteriously vanished earlier this month while attempting to swim across a crater lake in Guatemala, Benjamin


The intoxicating charm of match day in Guatemala

Dom Wilson wins our weekly Just Back travel writing contest - and 250 - with this tale of joining passionate football fans in Antigua, Guatemala. The truck weaves sharply through the rough cobbled streets, and I'm riding in the cargo area, adorned in green and white. Match days in Antigua, Guatemala


Facebook's attempt to counter fake news is helping spread it

While it may not be immediately apparent, the 2 billion people who use Facebook will soon be logging into to a very different platform. The social network is constructing what will be the largest News Feedoverhaul in years-one that prioritizes friends and family over content from publishers. But as


Tahoe Resources cuts ~250 employees at Escobal mine in Guatemala

Tahoe Resources (TAHO-3.4%) is lower after saying yesterday that it will lay off ~25% of employees at its Escobal silver mine in Guatemala because of uncertainty over whether the company will have its mining license for the site reinstated. The Escobal license was provisionally suspended by Guatemal


In Seeking to Stop Fake News, Facebook Killed Real News

In mid-October Pgina Siete, Bolivia's third-largest news site, had a problem. Its Facebook traffic - like many publishers, one of the largest sources of traffic for the site - was falling off a cliff. Pgina Siete thought perhaps it had become the target of pro-government hackers, angered by what the


Crews search for New England native missing in Guatemala

Provided by Hearst Television, Inc. Crews in Guatemala are searching for a New Hampshire native who has been missing for more than a week. [image id='bab151a3-9869-4436-86cd-804ef8de3961' mediaId='3f844048-9d2a-4038-a530-a45460c4ec6c' align='center' size='medium' share='true' caption='' expand='' c


New Hampshire Man Missing In Guatemala

BOSTON (CBS) - A New Hampshire man who was vacationing in Guatemala has been missing for more than a week. Justin Booska, 27, was last seen on January 6 swimming in a lake called the Laguna de Ayarza. Booska, who went to Brandeis and works in Waltham, was traveling with a friend and his friend's fam


'Abundant bleeding' epidemic in 16th-century Mexico might have been Salmonella

A mysterious epidemic that killed millions of people in 16th century Mexico may be linked to a rare strain of Salmonella, a new DNA analysis reveals. The discovery is the best clue yet to the cause of a devastating infection that killed up to 80 percent of Mexico's native population between 1545 and


Sen. Rand Paul: President Trump Cares 'Deeply' About Haiti, Financed Medical Mission Trip

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) told NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday that charges of bigotry against President Donald Trump remain unfounded because the president previously financed a 2014 medical mission to Haiti. Paul said on Meet the Press, "I think it's unfair to sort of paint him, 'oh well, he's a racist