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:
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) —
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.
From CIW NEWS Contributor
Amarillo, Texas, United States
United States (US) is estimated to have a population of 325.0 million with a growth rate during 2010-2015 of 0.8% pa.
At the same rate of change, in five years' time its population will increase by 13.2 million.