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'A toxic policy with little returns' – lessons for the UK-Rwanda deal from Australia and ...

The Conversation 24 Mar 2023
I have also led anthropological fieldwork projects into similar outsourced asylum measures in regions as diverse as Guatemala, Jordan and Lebanon ... US and Guatemala ... Although the numbers of asylum claims filed to Guatemala’s new National Commission for Refugees is increasing, only 634 refugee visa holders and 1,410 asylum-seekers reside in Guatemala .

Indigenous farmworker leader bids for Guatemala presidency

Wtop 15 Mar 2023
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An Indigenous female farmworker leader hopes to become Guatemala’s next president ... She has a sixth-grade education, which she calls “quite a lot for an Indigenous woman in Guatemala.” ... government has sharply criticized the weakening of anti-corruption efforts in Guatemala, and in 2021 it cancelled the U.S.

Judge orders investigation of Guatemalan journalists

Bowling Green Daily News 01 Mar 2023
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan judge ordered the investigation Tuesday of nine journalists from a newspaper whose president, a prominent government critic, has already been jailed on various charges since last year ... visa of Monterroso’s predecessor Guatemalan Attorney General Consuelo Porras.

Migrant shelters in Guatemala under threat from legal reforms

Al Jazeera 18 Feb 2023
That’s how he found himself with Friar German Tax, walking slowly through Colonia Mezquital, a community 15 km (9.3 miles) south of Guatemala City ... Guatemala has also implemented new visa requirements for citizens of the Dominican Republic after it saw an increase in people arriving from the Caribbean country.

Who are the carnival workers at the Florida State Fair?

Tampa Bay Times 17 Feb 2023
“We were a closed society, it was us against the world ... Planning your weekend? ... Loading ... live fish) ... For most of the past decade, the majority of Wade Shows’ new workers have been seasonal employees from Mexico, and more recently Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, who come to the U.S. on temporary H-2B visas, specifically for non-agricultural workers.

Key tests for Under-17 Reggae Boyz and West Indies Women

Jamaica Observer 11 Feb 2023
On Sunday, Jamaica's Under-17 footballers are to face Cuba in the Concacaf Under-17 Championship in Guatemala as they strive to emulate achievements in 1999 and 2011 by reaching the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals tournament set for Peru from November 10 to December 2 ... The top four teams in Guatemala will qualify for Peru.

U-17 Boyz set for Guatemala arrival

Jamaica Observer 10 Feb 2023
But 14 players from the 20-man squad missed the flight out of Jamaica on Thursday because, although they received visa exemptions to travel through Panama to Guatemala, that exemption letter arrived after the flight out of Montego Bay had already departed.

FACT SHEET: Update on the U.S. Strategy for Addressing the Root Causes of Migration in ...

The White House 06 Feb 2023
Government has promoted accountability through publicly identifying over 150 individuals responsible for undermining democracy or engaging in significant corruption in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua, rendering them generally ineligible for visas to the United ...

Is it possible to visit Russia as a tourist in 2023?

Russia Beyond 03 Feb 2023
Additionally, citizens of some countries in South and Central America – including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Venezuela, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Uruguay, Ecuador – do not need a visa to travel to Russia ... Who can visit Russia WITHOUT a VISA in 2023.

Guatemala to require visa for Dominicans amid spike in migrants

Reuters 24 Jan 2023
GUATEMALA CITY, ... The category B visa, which needs to be acquired at Guatemala's consulates, will grant Dominicans a stay of 90 days in Guatemala. In September 2021, Guatemala announced a similar visa requirement for Ecuadorians, also citing an increase in irregular migration.

Human Rights Concerns for Guatemala’s 2023 General Elections

Human Rights Watch 24 Jan 2023
Guatemala will hold general elections for president, legislators, and mayors in June 2023, in a context of deterioration of human rights safeguards ... What is the political situation in Guatemala?. Guatemala’s democracy is facing a severe crisis ... Gloria Porras fled Guatemala, fearing persecution.

‘We’re getting squeezed out:’ Mackinac Island businesses fight for in-demand migrant labor

Michigan Live 23 Jan 2023
This year, Mackinac businesses requested 1,183 visas for migrant workers, but only 30% are expected to be approved, according to a poll from the Mackinac Island Tourism Bureau ... As part of a diplomatic effort in the Northern Triangle, the administration earmarked the remaining 20,000 visas for nationals of El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Haiti.

Biden administration imposes visa restrictions on 25 Belarusian officials

Politico 17 Jan 2023
International Biden administration imposes visa restrictions on 25 Belarusian officials ... The Biden administration on Tuesday announced new visa restrictions for 25 individuals in Belarus amid that nation’s move to put an opposition leader and other activists on trial for treason charges ... Violent Extremism, Visas, Belarus, Antony Blinken.

Dispatch From Guatemala's Bitcoin Lake, A Bitcoin Community Built On Grassroots Adoption

Bitcoin Magazine 12 Jan 2023
Just a few hundred miles from El Salvador, Guatemala’s Bitcoin Lake contrasts state-led Bitcoin adoption with a promising grassroots model ... Is bottom-up Bitcoin adoption better than the top-down adoption theorized by El Salvador President Nayib Bukele?Exploring Grassroots Bitcoin Adoption In Guatemala.

Other Voices l Friends becoming family

Citrus County Chronicle 25 Dec 2022
Through Mexico, after getting lost a few times, I got all way to the border with Guatemala. There, I discovered I needed some sort of visa stamps in my passport in order to cross the border ... Once again, I needed visa stamps, but this time we were able to get them right at the border after filling out a form.

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