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Mayan surprise

Added: 22.02.2018 21:40 | 0 views | 0 comments

Latest technology reveals a network of more than 60,000 structures under Guatemala's jungle.

From: www.bbc.co.uk

Laser technology takes Maya archeologists where they’ve never gone before

Added: 22.02.2018 9:53 | 0 views | 0 comments


With the help of airborne laser mapping technology, a team of archaeologists, led by University of Arizona professor Takeshi Inomata, is exploring on a larger scale than ever before the history and spread of settlement at the ancient Maya site of Ceibal in Guatemala.

From: www.heritagedaily.com

LiDAR Survey Reveals Numerous Ancient Maya Structures in Guatemalan Jungle

Added: 22.02.2018 5:01 | 1 views | 0 comments

An ambitious LiDAR (light detection and ranging) survey of forested areas in Guatemala has revealed more than 60,000 previously undetected ancient structures, including isolated houses, large palaces, ceremonial centers, and stone pyramids. LiDAR technology is able to pierce through thick forest canopy and map features on the Earth’s surface. The maps can often reveal changes [...]

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Laser technology takes Maya archeologists where they've never gone before

Added: 21.02.2018 14:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

With the help of airborne laser mapping technology, a team of archeologists is exploring on a larger scale than ever before the history and spread of settlement at the ancient Maya site of Ceibal in Guatemala.

From: www.sciencedaily.com

Attorney wants confession in Colts player’s death thrown out

Added: 21.02.2018 13:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) A judge is being asked to throw out a confession from a Guatemalan man living illegally in the U.S. who's charged in a drunken-driving crash that killed Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson and his Uber driver.

From: www.foxsports.com

Immigrant Accused Of Guatemalan War Crimes May Be Deported

Added: 15.02.2018 5:04 | 0 views | 0 comments

Last fall, federal officials arrested Juan Samayoa for immigration violations after investigating his activity during Guatemala's civil war. He had been living in Providence, R.I., illegally.

From: www.npr.org

Why is community radio in Guatemala important?

Added: 14.02.2018 9:27 | 0 views | 0 comments

Despite the legal challenges, Indigenous communities use radio to 'keep their language and culture alive'.

Tags: Guatemala
From: www.aljazeera.com

Guatemala ex-president, ministers arrested over graft

Added: 14.02.2018 6:26 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former president and nine of his ex-ministers suspected of having embezzled funds and committed fraud in 2010.

From: www.aljazeera.com

Oxfam chairman arrested in Guatemala

Added: 13.02.2018 20:09 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 14, 2018 9:09 AM
GUATAMALA CITY (AFP) - The chairman of under-fire British charity group Oxfam International, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, was arrested on Tuesday (Feb 13) in his native Guatemala in a swoop related to government graft allegations, officials said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Guatemala detains former president, finance minister on corruption charges

Added: 13.02.2018 19:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

Former Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom and a former finance minister who is now Oxfam International's chairman were detained Tuesday in a corruption probe.

From: rss.cnn.com

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