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Guatemala safe third country agreement is pretty much dead

Added: 14.08.2019 16:45 | 6 views | 0 comments

Roughly one month ago, the White House announced that we were closing in on a safe third country agreement with Guatemala, scoring what was perceived as a major win on immigration for President Trump. At the time, we noted that there were several serious flaws in the plan which might prevent it from coming to fruition. One was the fact that the deal was being cut with a lame-duck president who was on his way out (Jimmy Morales) and we didn't know who the next leader would be or what...

Next Guatemala leader seeks better U.S. migrant deal, hindered by split Congress

Added: 13.08.2019 1:09 | 3 views | 0 comments

Guatemala's incoming president Alejandro Giammattei has vowed to seek better terms for his country from an unpopular migration deal agreed with Washington last month, but any room for maneuver is seen as likely to be hampered by weakness in the national Congress.

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Guatemala's new president could give Trump a huge headache on immigration

Added: 12.08.2019 17:40 | 4 views | 0 comments

Guatemala has a new president-elect -- and Donald Trump should probably pay attention. Alejandro Giammattei has been outspoken in his opposition to a migration deal that his predecessor signed with the United States last month.

Guatemala's new president could give Trump a huge headache on immigration

Added: 12.08.2019 14:23 | 3 views | 0 comments

Guatemala has a new president-elect -- and Donald Trump should probably pay attention.

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Guatemala elects president who called Trump immigration deal 'bad news'

Added: 12.08.2019 7:03 | 3 views | 0 comments

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei has swept aside his centre-left rival in Guatemala’s presidential election and inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed with the Trump administration that could severely test his country. With preliminary results from over 95% of the polling stations counted on Sunday night, the electoral tribunal declared...

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Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

Added: 12.08.2019 4:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed under duress with the Trump administration that could severely test his country.

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Guatemala election winner hopes to change Trump migrant deal

Added: 12.08.2019 4:36 | 2 views | 0 comments

Alejandro Giammattei, winner of Guatemala's presidential election, said on Sunday he hoped he could still make changes to a divisive migration deal the Central American country signed with the Trump administration last month.

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Guatemala conservative wins presidential election: electoral tribunal

Added: 12.08.2019 4:01 | 4 views | 0 comments

Guatemala's Electoral Tribunal on Sunday declared conservative Alejandro Giammattei of the Vamos party winner of the presidential election over his center-left opponent, former first lady Sandra Torres.

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Guatemala center-left candidate concedes defeat in presidential election

Added: 12.08.2019 3:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

Guatemalan center-left candidate and former first lady Sandra Torres has conceded defeat to her conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei in the country's presidential election on Sunday, an official for her campaign said in a news conference.

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Guatemala Sends More Migrants to the U.S. Border Than Any Other Country. Will Sunday’s Elections ...

Added: 11.08.2019 11:42 | 7 views | 0 comments

In theory, the winner of Guatemala’s Aug. 11 elections will have the power to tackle the serious problems that make the Central American country the primary source of the thousands of migrants showing up at the U.S. southern border each week. Many voters in Guatemala are looking for solutions to the lack of jobs, high rates of violence and food scarcity that drove so many of their fellow citizens to leave the country in 2018. (Some 116,000 Guatemalans were apprehended last year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol—a quarter of total apprehensions.) Another major voter concern, according to a July Gallup poll, is the endemic corruption that cripples the state’s...

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