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Posted: November 6, 2009 18:22   Comments: 0
Guatemala’s children languish from malnutrition

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Guatemala’s children languish from malnutrition

Nearly half of the children in Guatemala are malnourished. Most suffer from chronic malnutrition, which means that while they are getting enough calories, their food is severely lacking in vitamins and protein. This poor nutrition affects not only their bodies, but their future.

Posted: October 8, 2009 12:17   Comments: 9
Tune in: Radio show on “Guatemala: Behind the famine”

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Tune in: Radio show on “Guatemala: Behind the famine”

In our weekly radio show, Martin Savidge explores the causes behind Guatemala's chronic malnutrition and escalating narco war. He hosts a panel of guests to discuss the remnants of war and genocide and land rights. Anita Isaacs, Stephen C. “Carlisle” Johnson and Samuel Lowenberg join the conversation. LISTEN NOW!

Posted: October 7, 2009 14:26   Comments: 9
Chronic malnutrition fatigues Guatemala’s children

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Chronic malnutrition fatigues Guatemala’s children

Samuel Loewenberg of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is currently in Guatemala producing a couple Worldfocus signature stories. He writes about his visit to the Bethania clinic, where he encountered the young victims of Guatemala's rampant malnutrition.

Posted: April 16, 2009 13:02   Comments: 6
Guatemalans shed tears of frustration over U.S. immigration

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Guatemalans shed tears of frustration over U.S. immigration

Samuel Loewenberg of the Pulitzer Center is currently in Guatemala producing a couple Worldfocus signature stories. He writes about the experience of Guatemalan migrants to the U.S.

Posted: March 31, 2009 10:44   Comments: 5
Street gangs target and kill bus drivers in Guatemala

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Street gangs target and kill bus drivers in Guatemala

Samuel Loewenberg of the Pulitzer Center is currently in Guatemala producing a couple Worldfocus signature stories. He writes about the ongoing violence instigated by street gangs in Guatemala. Approximately 33 bus drivers have been killed so far this year.

Posted: March 30, 2009 09:24   Comments: 3
Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

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Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

For years now, immigration into the United States from Mexico has been a huge issue in American politics. But Mexico is facing similar problems on its southern border, as Central Americans in search of higher-paying work pour into the country.

Posted: February 10, 2009 16:00   Comments: 11
Birth is deadly for Guatemalan women

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Birth is deadly for Guatemalan women

Every minute, a woman dies of complications related to pregnancy and childbirth, and Guatemala has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in Latin America.

Posted: December 2, 2008 14:12   Comments: 7
Guatemalans cross Mexico’s other border

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Guatemalans cross Mexico’s other border

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines Mexico's southern border and immigration from Guatemala.

Posted: October 20, 2008 10:32   Comments: 0
Countries pass torch to celebrate independence

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Countries pass torch to celebrate independence

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua celebrate the anniversary of their independence from Spain in 1821.

Posted: September 15, 2008 17:44   Comments: 1

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