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Persecution:
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Changing world
- A refugee's story
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50 years of refugees
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Persecution: Slideshow: 50 years of refugees
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Turmoil in Central America
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Turmoil in Central America
One of almost 50,000 Guatemalan refugees who fled to Mexico following the slaughter of thousands of indigenous people. More than 2 million people were displaced from Guatemala, Nicaragua and El Salvador during three separate civil wars in the 1980s.
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