Category: Guatemala

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Oct
2020

Few Migrants Reverse Course After Guatemala’s President Threatens Detention, DeportationFew Migrants Reverse Course After Guatemala’s President Threatens Detention, Deportation

Only a few dozen Honduran migrants reversed course after the Guatemalan government threatened detention and deportation as hundreds have continued to press toward Mexico with hope of reaching the U.S., the Associated Press reported Friday. The migrant caravan split into two routes, with around 700 boarding vehicles headed north while another 400 went west by […]

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Oct
2020

Guatemala Says It Will Detain Around 2,000 Migrants Bound For The USGuatemala Says It Will Detain Around 2,000 Migrants Bound For The US

Guatemala says it will detain and return a migrant caravan of around 2,000 that entered the country from Honduras on Thursday, the Associated Press reported Friday. Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei vowed the caravan would be sent back to Honduras over concerns about coronavirus, the AP reported. The caravan overpowered Guatemalan border guards who reportedly made […]

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Apr
2020

50 Migrants Deported From US Tested Positive For COVID-19, Guatemalan President Says50 Migrants Deported From US Tested Positive For COVID-19, Guatemalan President Says

April 20, 2020 1:08 PM ET The Guatemalan government is saying that dozens of migrants deported to its country tested positive for coronavirus, adding that it’s sparking a spread within its country. Fifty migrants deported from the United States have tested positive for COVID-19, Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said Sunday, according to Reuters. The accusations […]

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Apr
2020

Guatemala Is Accusing The US Of Sending Back Deportees With CoronavirusGuatemala Is Accusing The US Of Sending Back Deportees With Coronavirus

April 15, 2020 11:20 AM ET Guatemala’s health minister said the majority of migrants on a single deportation flight to his country carried COVID-19, and blamed deportation flights for a spike in cases. Seventy-five percent of the migrants on an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) repatriation flight to Guatemala tested positive for coronavirus, Health Minister Hugo […]

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Mar
2020

Guatemala Reverses Decision, Will Allow Deportation Flights From US To ContinueGuatemala Reverses Decision, Will Allow Deportation Flights From US To Continue

March 19, 2020 12:58 PM ET The Guatemalan government is accepting deportation flights from the United States, reversing a decision it made in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Guatemala, a small Central American country that is home to a large bulk of illegal aliens detained in the United States, is once again allowing Immigration and […]

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Mar
2020

Guatemala’s Ban On US Arrivals Not Stopping ICE Deportation FlightsGuatemala’s Ban On US Arrivals Not Stopping ICE Deportation Flights

March 17, 2020 1:33 PM ET Update: The Guatemalan government announced on Tuesday that it is temporarily suspending deportation flights to its country, citing concerns posed by the coronavirus. This suspension includes the deportations of Guatemalan nationals, and also deportations carried out under the asylum cooperative agreement it reached with the U.S.   The Guatemalan […]

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Feb
2020

Guatemalan Air Force Pilot Flies Narco Jet Off Of Dirt Runway In Incredible VideoGuatemalan Air Force Pilot Flies Narco Jet Off Of Dirt Runway In Incredible Video

February 12, 2020 11:58 AM ET A Guatemalan pilot with guts made of steel flew a narco jet right out of the jungle. According to BreakingBelizeNews.com, Guatemalan military officials “discovered a narco-jet, two vehicles that transported the drugs and firearms” in the area of Peten back at the end of January. Among the vehicles were […]

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