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Birdwatch: Technicolor Turkey Sports Iridescent Feathers

The gorgeous ocellated turkey has iridescent green, blue, black and bronze feathers.Credit: Wolfgang Kaehler/LightRocket/Getty Behold the ocellated turkey: a regal-looking bird with iridescent feathers, a blue face, and cranberry-like bumps of red and orange on its head. You won't find the ocellat

LIVESCIENCE.COM - 2017-11-22 19:00:00

How Hollywood Does Guatemala

world's most incredible waterfalls. " src="http://static-entertainment-wus-s-msn-com.akamaized.net/sc/9b/e151e5.gif" animated='1' > The All-American Bucket List: 50 Iconic Adventures for Each of the 50 States When Hollywood A-listers travel, it's not only to Lake Como and Los Cabos. They go off the

MSN.COM - 2017-11-22 16:02:34

Denny's opens first restaurant in Guatemala

Denny's (NASDAQ:DENN) announces the opening of its first restaurant in Guatemala. The new restaurant is owned and operated by Honduras-based franchisee, Comidas Especializadas S. de R.L. The franchise group currently operates five Denny's restaurants in Honduras and one in El Salvador. Denny's now h


Louisiana missionary home after being detained in Guatemala

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A Louisiana man detained by Guatemalan authorities since March while on a church mission trip has returned to the United States. U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson helped secure Zachary Wilson's release. More than 100 friends and family greeted Wilson as he arrived

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2017-11-22 21:41:54

Vigil Held for Stamford Mom Facing Deportation

A Stamford mother ordered to be deported to Guatemala watched from her window as those supporting her fight against being deported held a vigil in front of her apartment. Members of the community showed up with signs in front of Miriam Martinez-Lemus' apartment such as "stop deportation." Members of

NBC CONNECTICUT - 2017-11-22 03:21:38

Children shouldn't be leaving their homeland alone

We've been talking about a specific global controversy for what seems like ages - on TV, the radio, the web, social media and around the water cooler, but it's an age-old problem. And, putting up barriers won't solve the systemic issue causing people to risk their lives to migrate from their homelan

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-22 02:22:00

I Captured The Beauty Of The Volcano Fuego During The Eruption.

Trekking on the volcano Acatenango can be done in one day, but the best thing happen at night. On the first day after about five hours I reached the base camp to watch the volcano activity at night. On the next day I went to the summit of Acatenango to admire the sunrise and other Guatemalan volcano

BORED PANDA - 2017-11-22 16:50:06

Mother of 2 in Stamford ordered back to native Guatemala

HARTFORD (AP) - A mother of two living in Stamford has been ordered to return to her native Guatemala, but her attorney says she won't go. The Hartford Courant reports Miriam Martinez-Lemus' attorney says a stay of deportation was denied, but Martinez-Lemus didn't plan on flying to Guatemala Monday.


How the US outsourced border security to Mexico

In 2014, the Mexican government began a crackdown on undocumented Central American migrants at its southern border with Guatemala. Immediately the number of deportations of Central Americans from Mexico shot up: What this chart doesn't show is America's vested interest in Mexico's border security: m

VOX - 2017-11-21 13:05:02

Supporters of Guatemalan deportee hold vigil in Stamford

Updated 9:10 pm, Tuesday, November 21, 2017 1 / 30 Back to Gallery STAMFORD - The air in Miriam Martinez's tiny living room is thick with heat and nerves. Her husband of 13 years, Raphael Benavides, and their daughters, Brianna and Allison, are looping between the sofa and the kitchen. Her sister

DARIENNEWSONLINE.COM - 2017-11-21 23:59:59

Stay Denied for Stamford Mom Scheduled to Be Deported

The stay a Stamford mother asked for to avoid being deported to Guatemala has beem denied, according to attorney. Miriam Martinez-Lemus turned herself in to officials from Immigration and Customs Enforcement in New Haven to be incarcerated Monday morning while other legal opportunities are explored


Stamford Mother Challenges Deportation In Waning Hours

With hours to go before Miriam Martinez-Lemus is set to leave for her native Guatemala, she made a final plea to remain in the United States - a place she has called home for 25 years. Armed with roughly 700 pages of supporting documents, Martinez-Lemus and her attorney, Glenn Formica, said they hop


Guatemalan mother awaits decision on deportation order

HARTFORD - Miriam Martinez Lemus's future is still uncertain as her lawyer waits for Immigration and Customs Enforcement to rule on another request to stay her deportation. Attorney Glenn Formica presented documentation early Monday morning to ICE hoping to prevent her departure to Guatemala this af


Guatemalan pastor persecuted fighting for indigenous peoples' rights wins Swedish award

(Photo Ola Richardsson / We Effect")Guatemalan Lutheran church leader Rev. Jose Pilar lvarez Cabrera (right) and Anneli Rogeman, We Effect, at the 2017 Lobbyist for Change prize ceremony in Stockholm, Sweden. Guatemalan Lutheran church leader Jose Pilar lvarez has been persecuted, arrested and thre


Crowdsourcing a Vanished View of San Francisco

Sometimes, crowdsourcing works. When it does, it can lead to improbable gatherings, like the one Friday morning in Noe Valley. There were five of us: a legendary lensman, an interior designer, a retired PG&E electrician, an engineer for United Airlines and me, a fan of photography and geography. Aft


Asylum-seeking children need alternative to dangerous border crossing

Getty The Department of State has stopped accepting applications for the Central American Minors (CAM) Refugee Program. President Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOvernight Cybersecurity: What we learned from Carter Page's House Intel testimony | House to mark up foreign intel reform law | FBI can'


Belize Winter Vacations Just Became More Affordable Thanks To Chaa Creek And Some Major Airlines

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Mother of sick child faces deportation

Mar-a-Lago's new season: Red Cross Ball is out, the Trumpettes are in Miriam Martinez and her husband, Luis Raphael Benavides, never enjoy a full night's sleep, as they check every few hours to make sure their 12-year-old daughter's insulin pump is working correctly. Diagnosed two years ago with Typ


The US has a lot riding on the Honduras election

Salvador Nasralla, presidential candidate for the Alliance of opposition political parties, delivers a speech during a march against the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, November 7, 2017.Jorge Cabrera/Reuters Honduras has a presidential election this


2017 SCORE Baja 1000 Results

2017 SCORE Baja 1000 Results - It was another memorable motorcycle battle in this year's running of the SCORE Baja 1000, as the motorcycles left the Ensenada starting line 10 hours before the four-wheel vehicles, and Guatemala's Francisco Arrendondo (the rider of record) paced a five-rider team on t