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September 13, 1998 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty years after events in Guatemala propelled a mass exodus of its citizens northward to the United States, a group of Guatemalan American leaders met Saturday in the San Gabriel Valley to take a tentative first step toward establishing a national organization in their adopted country. Immigrant leaders from Miami, Washington and other cities formally established the National Congress of Guatemalan Organizations, a milestone in the history of the rapidly growing Central American community.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 13, 1998 | HECTOR TOBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Twenty years after events in Guatemala propelled a mass exodus of its citizens northward to the United States, a group of Guatemalan American leaders met Saturday in the San Gabriel Valley to take a tentative first step toward establishing a national organization in their adopted country. Immigrant leaders from Miami, Washington and other cities formally established the National Congress of Guatemalan Organizations, a milestone in the history of the rapidly growing Central American community.
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November 29, 1985 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
In the three years since her husband and brother were abducted from the dinner table, Antonia Cortijo has been forced to give up much of the traditional life that her Indian ancestors led for centuries. Labeled "subversives" by the army and some of their own neighbors, Cortijo, her sisters and parents fled the land that generations of their family had worked.
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February 6, 1994 | Victor Perera, Victor Perera, who teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley, is the author of "Unfinished Conquest: The Guatemalan Tragedy" and "Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood," due out in paperback from Mercury House next fall
A new, indigenous opposition is emerging in Guatemala that could determine the fate of President Ramiro de Leon Carpio's anti-corrup tion constitutional reforms, ap proved last Sunday in a referendum that attracted fewer than 20% of the country's eligible voters.
OPINION
February 6, 1994 | Victor Perera, Victor Perera, who teaches at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley, is the author of "Unfinished Conquest: The Guatemalan Tragedy" and "Rites: A Guatemalan Boyhood," due out in paperback from Mercury House next fall
A new, indigenous opposition is emerging in Guatemala that could determine the fate of President Ramiro de Leon Carpio's anti-corrup tion constitutional reforms, ap proved last Sunday in a referendum that attracted fewer than 20% of the country's eligible voters.
NEWS
November 29, 1985 | MARJORIE MILLER, Times Staff Writer
In the three years since her husband and brother were abducted from the dinner table, Antonia Cortijo has been forced to give up much of the traditional life that her Indian ancestors led for centuries. Labeled "subversives" by the army and some of their own neighbors, Cortijo, her sisters and parents fled the land that generations of their family had worked.
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