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Ten things to know about drug trafficking in Guatemala

Recently, the National Commission on Drug Policy Reform in Guatemala produced a preliminary report detailing the current situation in the country and some initial recommendations as to what reforms may actually curb rising violence and deal with issues of production, trafficking, and consumption within Guatemalan borders. 1,065 more words

Central America

Love Lost, Los Angeles, and a Return to the Road

THE last time I was on the road was two years ago. I left the U.S. with few formal plans in September 2012 to travel throughout Southeast Asia. 769 more words


The Botanical Garden Francisco Javier Clavijero, Mexico- Diploma in Horticulture

The Botanical Garden Francisco Javier Clavijero in Mexico is hosting a horticultural Diploma from the 16 October of 28 November covering all aspects of horticulture. For more information contact: … 45 more words

FOSS Around the World: Latin America

Too often coverage of free/open source software news and commentary tends to focus on either developments and activities in North America or in Europe. While much of the news is made on these two continents, there’s a wider world out there where folks are doing some substantial things, and promoting FOSS in their own way in their own areas. 215 more words


Mexico Makes Route Tougher for Migrants | By PAULINA VILLEGAS and RANDAL C. ARCHIBOLD | SEPTEMBER 21, 2014

TIERRA BLANCA, Mexico — Soon after crossing from Guatemala into Mexico last week, the group of Honduran migrants spotted the police swarming the freight train known as “The Beast” that has dangerously but reliably ferried tens of thousands of people north, clumped atop and hanging off box cars. 1,215 more words


Another Continent, Another City - Panama City

After having breakfast one last time with Daniel, Anna, Davide and Vera it was time to say our farewells and head to Panama City, our next destination. 532 more words


The Road to San Miguel

The mid morning sun radiated blistering heat on the dirt road from La Paz to San Miguel. The kerchief hung around my neck “Gringo” style, soaked in a river of sweat. 902 more words