Guatemala Reported To Be Holding Referendum on Belize

The Guatemalan Congress has reportedly voted that the referendum will be held on Sunday,...

Marimba to be Declared Cultural Heritage of America

CENTRAL AMERICA  - The Organization of American States (OAS) will declare Guatemalan marimba (variety...

Australian Backpackers Kidnapped in Guatemala Live To Tell Their Story

(Q24N) Two young Australian backpackers have told their horror account of being kidnapped, assaulted...

‘La Patrona’ Escape from Guatemala Prison Spotlights Institutional Corruption

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - A former mayoral candidate turned criminal leader in Guatemala has escaped...

Four Central American cities among the most violent

San Salvador and San Pedro Sula have improved, although they remain among the most...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

(Q24N) For years, the set of countries known as the Northern Triangle –Guatemala, El...

Lost Mayan ‘Mega Cities’ Discovered Under Jungle in Guatemala

Researchers have uncovered more than 60,000 structures, including pyramids, palaces and causeways through the...

Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been...

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to...

Guatemala Proposes to Legalize Gay Marriage

Q24N - Congressmen of various political parties in Guatemala are preparing an initiative that...

Surge in US immigration comes from Northern Triangle

The number of immigrants in the United States from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras...

Number of Violent Deaths has Risen to 1,374 in Guatemala

(Prensa Latina) The National Institute of Forensic Sciences in Guatemala (Inacif) has reported a...

US Ambassador to Guatemala Calls Congressmen “Idiots” for Hiring Firm to Improve US Relations

(Q24N) United States Ambassador to Guatemala Todd Robinson openly criticized Congressmen in Guatemala who...

Another Setback for Mining in Guatemala

The Constitutional Court has confirmed the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice, which...

U.S. Asks Guatemala To Extradite Former Vice President Over Drug Trafficking Charges

The United States has asked Guatemala to extradite former Vice President of Guatemala Roxana...

More than 700,000 Children Work in Guatemala, Says Report

CENTRAL AMERICA - (Prensa Latina) A total of 702,000 children between seven and 17...

Guatemala becomes world’s largest melon exporter

Guatemala has taken over Spain's position at the top of the world ranking of...

Guatemala President Halts Promise to Donate 60 Percent of His Salary amid Legal Issues

(Q24N) Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has announced he will no longer be donating 60...

Guatemala business leader wanted for graft seeks U.S. asylum

(Reuters) - Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Manuel Baldizon, who is wanted on graft charges,...

Guatemala’s Mafia State

Q24N - Insightcrime.org  - Former Guatemalan Interior Minister Mauricio López Bonilla -- a decorated...

Guatemala US$95 Million for Educational Infrastructure

The government of Guatemala plans to start renovation works on 160 schools nationwide in...

Guatemala Hands Over Another Narco Leader to US

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- A high-ranking member of a powerful criminal organization in Guatemala...

How to resolve the territorial conflict between Belize and Guatemala

On Sunday, April 15, Guatemala held a referendum to determine whether it’s willing to...

Children Having Children

QFEATURED (By Linda Forsel) Last year I was told the story of a man...

Guatemalans Score Win Versus Canada Mining Firm

Q24N - A group of Guatemalan men who faced the brutal suppression of their...

Amid Elite Crime Scandals, Central America Continues Anti-Gang Focus

QCostarica via InsightCrime - Authorities in Central America have arrested hundreds of suspected gang...

More than 60% of Guatemalans are Poor

QCOSTARICA - Over 62 percent of Guatemalans are poor, stated today the United Nations...

Uber Launches in Guatemala, with Taxi Drivers Prepared to Fight Back

Q24N - The controversial transportation company made the announcement on its website this week,...

Guatemala Business Tycoon Busted for Tax Fraud

One of Guatemala's most important business figures has been arrested for tax evasion, as...

Guatemalan Newspaper Calls Out US For Contradictory Stance on War against Drugs

Guatemala’s most influential newspaper, Prensa Libre, published a strong criticism of the United States’...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from...

The Never Ending Problem of Tax Refunds

Guatemalan businessmen claim that their operations are being affected by delays up to three...

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