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Offbeat  (tags: Guatemala, reparation, population, hydro electric dam, Chixoy dam, massacre, Mayans, Maya Achi )

Milca
- 223 days ago - internationalrivers.org
US Congress Votes to Provide Reparations for Chixoy Dam Affected People in Guatemala and Block US Involvement in More Overseas Large Dams.
Earliest Mayan Calendar Shows No Hint of 'World End'
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Maya calendar, Maya calendar, culture, ancient culture, Mayan culture, world's end, hieroglyphs, 2012, december 2012, Maya Codices, Guatemala )

Victoria
- 837 days ago - uk.news.yahoo.com
The earliest known Mayan calendar has been found in an ancient house in Guatemala and it offers no hint that the world's end is imminent. The hieroglyphs date back to the ninth century, making them hundreds of years older than the Maya Codices calendars.
Conservation Projects in Guatemala and Nepal Win UN Environment Prize
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, UNPD, Sasakawa Prize, Guatemala, Nepal, forest conservation, sastainable development, AFISAP, MDI-Nepal, green growth, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

Naoko
- 1283 days ago - un.org
A forest conservation initiative in Guatemala and a sustainable development project in Nepal are the recipients of this year's Sasakawa Prize, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNDP) annouced today.
Mayan Culture Lives on...in Colorado
Offbeat  (tags: Mayans, Mayan culture, Colorado, Alamosa, Q'anjob'al Indians, Guatemala )

RC
- 2379 days ago - denverpost.com
Fascinating and informative piece about a community of Q'anjob'al Indians from Guatemala transpanted to Alamosa, Colorado.
   

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