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  • n. Plural form of Guatemalan.


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  • Clark and Powell do not argue that working conditions in Guatemala are equal to the U.S. But their survey shows that among the options Guatemalans have, export industries are attractive, and if they go out of business, Guatemalans are worse off.

    Big Labor's Yanqui Imperialism

  • Global corporations realized that they could pay Mexican workers less than Americans … and Guatemalans less than Mexicans.

    Think Progress » Anti-Immigrant Group Endorses Massachusetts Senate Candidate Scott Brown

  • "When President Reagan was elected, the Guatemalans wanted to re-establish that military aid so they could increase the counterinsurgency campaign," she said.

    Chronicle of War, Evidence of Crime

  • "We were the party preferred by Guatemalans," Mr. Pérez said in a press conference early Monday morning, adding that he was pleased to be continuing onto a second round.

    Guatemala Presidential Race Heads For Runoff

  • Back in 1997, the immigration community was up in arms over the unequal treatment of different nationalities in NACARA -- a bill crafted by Congressman Lamar Smith that allowed certain Nicaraguans and Cubans to obtain green cards with minimal eligibility requirements, but required Salvadorans, Guatemalans, and other nationalities to go through a much more rigorous and merit based process to obtain green cards.

    Mary Giovagnoli: Like Previous Administrations, Obama Is Using Existing Laws to Improve our Immigration System

  • Guatemalans know how to make their signature * identically* each time -- they would practice this in school according to my wife.

    A Report from the field: Africa

  • Guatemalans have been to the polls to choose between two right-leaning presidential candidates: a former general who promises law and order and a business tycoon turned political populist whose proposals focus on the introduction of more social programs.

    Guatemala likely to choose former general in presidential election

  • This human experiment is applauded while at the same time we have to deal with details of an experiment in the 1940's involving more than 1,300 Guatemalans who were intentionally exposed to sexually transmitted disease.

    Bruce A. Barron: Scientific Breakthroughs

  • This Sunday, Guatemalans will go to the polls in the fourth presidential election since 1996 peace accords ended that country's 30-year civil war, a conflict that claimed the lives of over 200,000 people, mostly indigenous campesinos caught in the struggle between a militarily-weak leftist insurgency and the ruthless scorched-earth tactics of a national army.

    Michael Deibert: Ballots and Bullets in Guatemala

  • It is perhaps little wonder then that Guatemalans long for a commanding figure to take over the reins of this troubled land.

    Michael Deibert: Ballots and Bullets in Guatemala


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