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Guatemala City is currently converting to a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system, where intercity buses bringing in riders from other parts of the country drop them off at different stations at the periphery of the city, and the privately-owned municipal bus system brings them to their respective destinations within the city. Card 1971 (29 October 1974) Samuel Bonis, Instituto Geografico Nacional, Guatemala; Richard Stoiber, Dartmouth College, USA. Martens, Former member of embassy's political section said, "it really was a big help to the army....

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The drug trafficking, organized crime and violent street crime that had been present before the coup also escalated following it, leading to Honduras’ designation as the world’s murder capital. The most common mode of transportation in Guatemala, and the cheapest, is the Chicken Bus. The National Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Guatemala (IENPG) has invited Sandi Thompson-Royer to help Guatemalan women develop leadership skills. Foreigners are often targets of robbery, carjacking, armed assault, sexual assault and rape.

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Wander where you shouldn’t after dark, and you’ll put yourself at risk. Belize’s Barrier Reef is the 2nd longest in the world. S. shares "anti-narcotics intelligence" with Haitian military. Humid swamps and lowlands extend along both the west and east coasts, but four-fifths of Central America is either hilly or mountainous. The remote department was the site of the May 2011 massacre in which 27 people were beheaded. You don't have any trips in your bucket list!

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I held my breath when exiting Guatemala at Technica two and a half months later. Food is attractively priced, too, with a meal in an inexpensive restaurant coming in under $4, with street food even cheaper and half a liter of beer from the market costing around $1. It received hundreds of foreign and local press corps and is set to be one of the most popular outlets soon. Due to long, slow cooking and hours of constant stirring, this dish is so time-consuming to make that it is only eaten once a year, during the Christmas holidays.

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Although Guatemala’s tropical beaches are little known, they are some of the most peaceful locations to have a perfect rest. A small earthquake was felt for about 3 seconds in Antigua at 1305 on 7 September, and a much larger, magnitude 5.5 (mb) event, 67 km WNW of Fuego, was felt there at 1724 on 10 September, continuing for nearly 1 minute. Wealthy Ladinos often provide elaborate houses close to their own homes as wedding presents for their sons and daughters.

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Guatemalans have a history of emigrating legally and illegally to Mexico, the United States, and Canada because of a lack of economic opportunity, political instability, and natural disasters. It is the largest mountain range in Central America and runs over 600 km from northwest to southeast, along the Central American Pacific coast. Honduran military participated in the execution. In early January, incandescent tephra ejection was visible from Antigua, 18 km NE.

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Activity peaked during 13-14 September 2012 with a VEI 3 (Volcanic Explosivity Index; where 3 is considered moderate (Newhall and Self, 1982)) summit eruption and SW-directed pyroclastic flow. After New Spain achieved independence from Spain in 1821 becoming the First Mexican Empire, the former Captaincy General remained annexed to it, but soon seceded from Mexico to form the Federal Republic of Central America, which lasted from 1823 to 1838. N. launched an investigation into human rights violations committed during the war, which was published in the 1993 report, “From Madness to Hope: the 12-year war in El Salvador.” As with the human rights investigations in Guatemala, the people of El Salvador and the international community had hoped the report would shed light on the tumultuous 1980s and lay the groundwork for a more just postwar society.

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Uxmal dates back to the late classic period, having been built by the Xiu tribe. Just imagine how bad conditions have to be for parents to send their children alone on a dangerous journey in search of safety. Dear mom, please bring me chipotle to the airport, this is not a joke. Trained on domestic security, interrogation. Lies of our Time 3/1994, pp. 6-9 El Salvador, 1980-89. Image of Fuego eruption taken on 8 January around 1200.

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When the song was over, the generator stopped working. The Latin American Library includes an extensive collection of modern maps of Central America, but this exhibit includes five representative examples. A perfect example of this overlap can be seen in the new Guatemalan Inter-Agency Task Force based in Tecun Uman, San Marcos, which includes both army and police. Puerto Rico has Latin music fused with rhythms from West African percussion.

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Operation Solo — a planned coup against a leftist government did not occur — but it was based on Operation Gladio. The archaeological site of Kaminal Juyú is located within this capital city, which according to specialists, is a city buried under one of the most commercial areas of the city, comprising Zona 7 and Zona 11. Between 1915 and 1930, bright red incandescent material was ejected. 14 November: Steaming during the morning, succeeded by intermittent ejection of dark gray and black ash in the afternoon. 15 November: Steam emission from the summit crater, and clouds of steam from the upper portion of a canyon on the E flank, possibly from a fresh hot avalanche deposit. 16 November: Weak felt earthquake at 1455, accompanied by noise. 17 November: Intermittent bursts of dark gray and black ash from the main crater visible during the morning.

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