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2010-05-03 06:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- La Doctora Aliza, editor in chief of VidaySalud.com and expert health commentator for the Univision network, will be honored with the prestigious Latino Spirit Award by the Latino Legislative Caucus during a special Assembly floor session at the California Capitol in Sacramento. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100503/SF97192 ) "Doctor Aliza Lifshitz has made an enormous contribution to the public health of the Latin American community in...

2009-02-19 23:01:00

Young People Across the U.S. Documenting Service Projects DENVER, Feb.

2006-07-24 17:19:17

By Mica Rosenberg GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan president Oscar Berger said on Monday his Central American nation is closer to getting the votes needed to beat U.S. antagonist Venezuela for a seat on the United Nations Security Council.

2006-07-07 18:36:19

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A Spanish judge on Friday ordered the arrest of two former Guatemalan military rulers for genocide, torture, illegal arrest and terrorism during the central American country's civil war.

2006-05-29 00:34:53

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Former Guatemalan dictator Romeo Lucas Garcia, accused of human rights atrocities during a 36-year civil war, has died in exile in Venezuela at the age of 81, his family said on Sunday.

2005-10-11 16:16:36

By Catherine Bremer TACANA, Guatemala (Reuters) - Villagers mourned their dead on Tuesday and sprinkled lime over the mass graves of hundreds buried in huge mudslides, putting a seal on the latest tragedy to hit Guatemala's Maya Indians.


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