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  • McAfee Fights Return to Belize to Face Questioning

    McAfee Fights Return to Belize to Face Questioning
    Guatemala City -- The next stop for software pioneer John McAfee could be Belize after Guatemalan authorities rejected his bid for asylum. Authorities there want to talk to him about the November 11 shooting of his neighbor, American businessman...
  • Coffee roasters operate small company in Hampton

    Coffee roasters operate small company in Hampton
    Many people enjoy a good cup of coffee, or two, in the morning. But Will Cury's love of coffee takes a far more intensive approach. Several nights a week, often after a long day at Newport News Shipbuildingwhere he works as an engineer, Cury retreats to...
  • Commentary: On Easter, we should ask what we've sacrificed

    I spent the first two weeks of Lent in Antigua, Guatemala, where during the "Cuaresma" (Lent) everything changes. Purple banners hang on the outside of churches, shops and even homes. On Fridays, the people flock from all over to fill the churches eager...
  • Top Ten less-crowded Mayan ruins and sites

    Top Ten less-crowded Mayan ruins and sites
    While there is little debate that the Mayans had an amazing knowledge of numbers and astronomy, many of us hope their calculations regarding December 2012 being the end of the world are a bit off. However, if there are only a few months left, we should...
  • In Guatemala, the lost world of Tikal

     In Guatemala, the lost world of Tikal
    TIKAL NATIONAL PARK, Guatemala — The woman in the shorts shrieked, grabbed her ankle and crumpled to the ground as though she'd been shot. And in a sense she had. "A bullet ant," surmised Josť Elias, our unflappable guide. "If they sting you,...
  • 7.5 Quake Rattles Central America

    A 7.5-magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Guatemala, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It happened around 10:35 Wednesday morning, local time. It was centered just offshore, about 100 miles from Guatemala City. There is no tsunami...
  • Strong Earthquake Jolts Guatemala, Killing at Least 3

    Strong Earthquake Jolts Guatemala, Killing at Least 3
    A powerful earthquake hit Wednesday off the coast of Guatemala, killing at least three people, officials said. About 100 people were reported missing, 15 were reported trapped under rubble and the death toll could rise, President Otto Perez Molina said,...
  • Death Toll in Guatemala Quake Now at 52

    Death Toll in Guatemala Quake Now at 52
    CHAMPERICO, Guatemala -- It was the first time that 6-year-old Giovanni went to "work" at the local sand quarry near his home in southwestern Guatemala. The school year had ended, and the boy was bored. He begged his mother to let him accompany his...
  • Man smashes police precinct doors so he can 'go home' to Guatemala

    Man smashes police precinct doors so he can 'go home' to Guatemala
    A man shattered the glass doors the Seattle Police Department's North Precinct on the 10000 block of College Way North about 10:40 p.m. Thursday. A witness waiting outside the precinct saw the man as he arrived on the scene carrying a large rock,...
  • Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush

    Argentine singer killed in Guatemala ambush
    Reporting from San Salvador and Mexico City -- Argentine songwriter and singer Facundo Cabral, an icon of Latin American folk and protest music, was shot to death early Saturday by unknown gunmen who intercepted his car in Guatemala City and pumped it...
  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
  • Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!

    Win the FOX Rocks Lunchbox!
    Sign up to win the Fox Rocks Lunchbox! K-Mack announces a new winner every Monday and Thursday at 10am drawn from all entries. We visit the winner at work and deliver the coveted FOX ROCKS LUNCH BOX, filled with great prizes every Tuesday and Friday...