Day 1 After International Women’s Day – Still Celebrating, Still Advocating

At only 17-yr old, Malala Yousafzai was the youngest recipient, at the time in 2014, as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate for her courageous advocacy of girls education in her home region of Swat District, Pakistan. Blogged for BBC as early as 11-yr old and almost died from being assassinated by a Taliban soldier when … More Day 1 After International Women’s Day – Still Celebrating, Still Advocating

Guatemalan Authorities Rescue 3 Girls from Sex Traffickers

Posted on Latino Daily News on February 28, 2014— “Security forces rescued three Guatemalan girls who were about to be taken into Mexico by sex traffickers, authorities said Thursday. The girls were freed on Wednesday in the southwestern province of San Marcos, which borders on Mexico, police spokesman Pablo Castillo told reporters. The girls, about … More Guatemalan Authorities Rescue 3 Girls from Sex Traffickers

MEXICO CITY: INM Detained 1,438 Migrants, Mostly Guatemalan, Last Week

Posted on http://infosurhoy.com on March 4, 2014— “Agents of the Armed Forces and National Migration Institute (INM) detained 1,438 undocumented migrants, the majority of them Guatemalan, during an operation in the southern state of Chiapas, officials said on March 2. “Operation Soconusco II,” which occurred from Jan. 17 to Feb. 14 in Chiapas, also led … More MEXICO CITY: INM Detained 1,438 Migrants, Mostly Guatemalan, Last Week

Guatemala Court Rules to Curb Crusader

By ELISABETH MALKIN on February 6, 2014— “Guatemalan politics were thrown into disarray on Thursday after the country’s highest court ruled that the crusading attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz, must step down in May, seven months before her four-year term was to end. The ruling on Wednesday by the Constitutional Court was condemned by … More Guatemala Court Rules to Curb Crusader