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Texas Trooper Kills Guatemalan Immigrants in Aerial Shooting

Texas Trooper Kills Guatemalan Immigrants in Aerial Shooting

by Jorge Rivas on October 30 2012, 2:41PM

A Texas trooper says he was unaware the truck was carrying passengers. But the Guatemalan Consul doesn’t believe any of it.

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

U.S. Gov. Secretly Infected Thousands of Guatemalans with STDs

U.S. Gov. Secretly Infected Thousands of Guatemalans with STDs

by Jorge Rivas on August 30 2011, 12:33PM

Government scientists infected 5,500 Guatemalans with syphilis and gonorrhea between 1946 and 1948 to study the effects of penicillin, according to recent findings of a U.S. presidential panel.

Topics: Global Affairs

American Science's Racist History Still Haunts the World

American Science’s Racist History Still Haunts the World

by Michelle Chen on October 6 2010, 10:26AM

Yet another example of American science’s horrific history found in Guatemala.

Topics: Global Justice

Man L.A. Cops Shot in Head Was Unarmed, Witness Says

Man L.A. Cops Shot in Head Was Unarmed, Witness Says

by Julianne Hing on September 9 2010, 6:31PM

The L.A. Weekly reports that a witness saw no knife on the Guatemalan immigrant.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Asylum System May Open Door for Femicide Survivors

Asylum System May Open Door for Femicide Survivors

by Michelle Chen on July 21 2010, 9:02AM

A narrow window to humanitarian relief could be opening in the for survivors of femicide in the U.S. asylum system.

Topics: Global Affairs, On Gender

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