The Guatemala Failed State Is a Failed Society

This horrible story seems to be about a Guatemala Failed State, though it doesn’t use that term: Exhaust fumes from the old, poorly maintained cars traveling beside us infuse our cab. We pass shanty towns — settlements of poorly constructed, one-room houses; often nothing more than crumbling, lopsided walls with tin roofs. There are guns everywhere: Soldiers on the sidewalks, civilians guarding storefronts, young men in the backs of old pickup trucks. Everything is behind walls, protected, isolated. We Read more […]

The U.S. Government Could Get Guatemala and Mexico to Shut Off Immigration Tomorrow, if They Wanted to Do So

What you have here is clear evidence of two nations collaborating to increase the influx of illegal immigrants into the United States. Remember, these are two nations who undoubtedly receive gobs and gobs of “foreign aid” from the United States. Via Google Translate: “Starts the President Enrique Peña Nieto South Border Program.” The President, Enrique Peña Nieto, with the President of Guatemala, Otto Perez Molina, today launched the Southern Border, whose purposes protect and safeguard Read more […]

Taxpayer Dollars to Study 5,000 Yr Old Mortuary, Male Prostitution, Ecotourism in Guatemala and More

Remember the dreaded earth shattering economy ending blight known as Sequestration?  President Obama, Vice President Biden, Sen Reid and Rep Pelosi all predicted gloom and doom if sequestration went into effect, which it did back in March.  The Democrats claimed that we didn’t have enough money to pay for many important and necessary things like Border Patrol, Customs Agents, or even White House tours.  A number of federal employees will be losing up to 2 weeks of pay due to forced furloughs. Yet Read more […]