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Month: April 2021

U.S. Policy Toward Central America Continues Legacy of Displacement (disponible en español)
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U.S. Policy Toward Central America Continues Legacy of Displacement (disponible en español)

Para leer este artículo en español, haz clic aqui.  This piece was edited prior to the start of the GSOC, UAW Local 2110 strike. I had just arrived to Ilom, Chajul in June 2019 when I heard the news that the Minister of Governance had signed an agreement with the Trump administration to make Guatemala a safe third country. I felt disoriented. Speaking with an elder from Ilom, he told me about the women and children who had migrated within the past year, others who were recently deported, and those that still planned to go. It is a three-hour bus trip on a muddy and bumpy dirt road from the town center of Chajul to Ilom. A little past half-way, one sees the construction of the Xacbal Delta dam and the fully operational Hidro Xacbal hydroelectric plant. Both are located on the coffee fin...
U.S. Policy Toward Central America Continues Legacy of Displacement (disponible en español)
Espanol

U.S. Policy Toward Central America Continues Legacy of Displacement (disponible en español)

Para leer este artículo en español, haz clic aqui.  This piece was edited prior to the start of the GSOC, UAW Local 2110 strike. I had just arrived to Ilom, Chajul in June 2019 when I heard the news that the Minister of Governance had signed an agreement with the Trump administration to make Guatemala a safe third country. I felt disoriented. Speaking with an elder from Ilom, he told me about the women and children who had migrated within the past year, others who were recently deported, and those that still planned to go. It is a three-hour bus trip on a muddy and bumpy dirt road from the town center of Chajul to Ilom. A little past half-way, one sees the construction of the Xacbal Delta dam and the fully operational Hidro Xacbal hydroelectric plant. Both are located on the coffee fin...
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National Inventory of Dams | FEMA.gov

The National Inventory of Dams (NID) documents all known dams in the United States and its territories that meet certain criteria. It is designed to provide a variety of users the ability to search for specific data about dams in the United States and serves as a resource to support awareness of dams and actions to prepare for a dam-related emergency. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is responsible for maintaining the National Inventory of Dams and works in close collaboration with federal dam regulating agencies, including the FEMA and federal and state dam regulating agencies, to obtain accurate and complete information about dams in the database. The database contains information about a dam’s location, type, size, purpose, uses and benefits, date of last inspection, o...