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United States crime immigration


Guatemala has be wracked by ethnic conflict since at least the 1960s. 41% of the population are Mayans, 41% are Mestizo and the rest are Criollo (of European descent). As with Mexico, migration to the US from the country functions as a social safety valve.

ABC 7 Amarillo:


Eleven people from Guatemala have been apprehended by authorities in Amarillo after they were pulled over and ran from authorities.

According to the Amarillo Police Department, this happened around 2:15 a.m. Friday when officers tried to pullover a 2010 Toyota van for traffic violations near I-40 and S. Grand.

APD said the driver refused to stop and continued driving until pulling into the parking lot of the Best Western at 4600 E. I-40.


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