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A Bishop's Perspective: Immigration reform urgently needed

...children who have been coming north through Mexico to the United States are mostly from the Central American countries of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. These countries, which are still struggling to overcome the devastating effects of the state...
Two arrested in Guatemala murder of Alaska tourist

GUATEMALA CITY - A Guatemalan prosecutor said two brothers were detained in the...machete-wielding assailants aboard his sailboat in a lake in northeastern Guatemala. His wife Nancy survived the attack. Police used her testimony to compose...
Flynn, Glanville wed

...Posada de Santiago in Santiago, Atitlan, Guatemala. A second wedding was held May 26...Stanford University.The wedding in Guatemala took place at the groom's childhood...childhood home in Juneau and Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. The couple will make their home in...
Anchorage man hacked to death in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY - A U.S. tourist from Alaska...couple's sailboat on a lake in northern Guatemala, the surviving victim told The Associated...the take. "We had a few quetzales (Guatemala's currency), but we had no dollars...
Foreign adoptions by Americans decline sharply

...have prompted the United States to suspend adoptions from several countries in recent years, including Vietnam, Cambodia, Guatemala and Nepal.However, Jacobs said some adoptions from Vietnam - mostly involving children with special needs - were expected...
Guatemalan sentenced in illegal re-entry case

ANCHORAGE - A 40-year-old Guatemala man has been sentenced to two years in prison following his conviction on illegally re-entering the United States after his 2005...
Wambach at 161, Leroux nets 4 as US tops Mexico a free kick from Holiday. Leroux has 42 goals in just 18 games for the U.S. team, including her five-spot against Guatemala in the Olympic qualifying tournament last year.For just a few minutes, the Americans looked like a team that hadn't been...
Coerced into giving up a son, mother gets him back

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Elivia Riveras lost her son to an adoption racket that the lawyer, she said. Riveras, 31, grew up during the turmoil of Guatemala's civil war, and began living on her own at age 11 when her family...
Thank you, Above and Beyond Alaska

...Thank you" to Above and Beyond Alaska, the group's local kayak gear sponsor. The crew recently cycled past Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, and said they certainly wished they had their kayaks! As of Thursday, the group of five Alaskans was cycling down the...
A Trip South: Dear topes

...later, we have now crossed into the mountainous country of Guatemala. We've climbed seemingly infinite stretches of absurdly...learned that the difference between these two countries - Guatemala and Mexico - lies solely in the name; now the bumps are called...


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