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Guatemalan police find 54 Haitian migrants in truck trailer (Al Jazeera)

Police in Guatemala have found 54 Haitian migrants, including 14 children, travelling towards Mexico in a truck trailer with the hope of reaching the United States, according to officials.

Two Guatemalans suspected of driving the truck were detained, police spokesman Jorge Aguilar said in a statement on Tuesday.

Guatemalan police find 54 Haitian migrants in truck trailer | Migration News | Al Jazeera

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Guatemala

Guatemala’s growing palm oil industry fuels Indigenous land fight (Sandra Cuffe, Al Jazeera)

The Guatemalan palm oil industry, world’s six largest, faces resistance from Indigenous people demanding land rights.

Guatemala’s growing palm oil industry fuels Indigenous land fight | Indigenous Rights News | Al Jazeera