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- A grant of $100,000 was awarded to the Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean (CERLAC) at York. Officials said CERLAC received the award for its work on the Guatemalan education system. The centre is currently developing an exchange program for faculty in Canada and Guatemala.