Modernization of Guatemala – China Relationship

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- There is an imperative need for Guatemala to table a clear strategic relationship with...

Indigenous Women Summit in Guatemala Revives Hopes

(Prensa Latina) The 8th Indigenous Women of the Americas Summit concluded in Guatemala, hoping to renew and continue...

Guatemalan security forces capture gang members carrying improvised bombs

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- Guatemalan police are cracking down on gang members who use explosive devices to carry...

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 the next item on...

Guatemala: 11 killed, 12 wounded in 12-hour period

GUATEMALA CITY – At least 11 people were killed and at least 12 were injured in violent crimes...

Guatemala No Rise on Tariffs on Chicken Imports

QCENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Following the doubts raised after the circulation of a document related to the topic,...

Business Doing Well Despite Politicians

Q24N - Guatemala´s handling of a serious political crisis through legal means and confidence in the incoming government...

Small-Scale Drug Trafficking Spreads Throughout Guatemala

Q24N -  A Guatemalan anti-narcotics prosecutor announced that the sale of drugs not only persists in the metropolitan...

Guatemala-Honduras Border: Corridor of Violence

A new report by the International Crisis Group (ICG) details how inadequate measures to combat drug trafficking helped...

Panama Papers Reveal Offshore Account of Guatemala Drug ‘Queen’

(Q24N) The Panama Papers data leak exposed an offshore account belonging to a Guatemalan drug trafficker and money...

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

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

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’ recent comments about fighting drugs. The...

Guatemala Rejects Differentiated Treatment to Cuban Migrants

Q24N (Prensa Latina) The government of Guatemala rejected the differentiated treatment pretended for legal Cuban migrants stranded in...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

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

‘La Patrona’ Escape from Guatemala Prison Spotlights Institutional Corruption

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

Explosions of Fuego Volcano in Guatemala Increases

Fuego volcano intensified its explosions to moderate and strong, which generated alarm in the Guatemalan population located 35km...

Why Did the US Release One of Guatemala’s Biggest Drug Traffickers?

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Records show that the United States quietly released Guatemala kingpin Otto Herrera nearly a...

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 figure of 1,374 deaths...

Too Many Dollars in Guatemala

(Q24N) In the first nine months of the year the Bank of Guatemala has intervened in the exchange...

Guatemala’s Interior Minister Denies Luxuries at Zavala Jail

Q24N - (Prensa Latina) Guatemala''s Interior Minister, Eunice Mendizabal, denied that the prison where former President Otto Perez...

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

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

Audio Reveals Details of Guatemala Fire that Killed 40 Girls

(Q24N) Recordings of three survivors from a massive fire in Guatemala that killed 40 has been released by...

Guatemala Elites Busted in Customs Fraud Ring

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Authorities in Guatemala have arrested two high-level current and former government officials -- as...

Guatemala Extortion Generates $61 Mn A Year

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Authorities in Guatemala estimate criminals make around $61 million a year from extortion, a...

Guatemala Judge Flees Country Fearing Own Judiciary Colleague

(Q24N via Insightcrime.org) A Supreme Court magistrate in Guatemala has allegedly pressured a judge handling her son's case,...

Australian Backpackers Kidnapped in Guatemala Live To Tell Their Story

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

Guatemala Telcos Return Phone Lines to State

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - In response to approval of a new tax of us$0.65 per telephone line, operating...

Children Having Children

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

Jimmy Morales is Strongly Criticized in Guatemala

  QCOSTARICA (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is the target of heavy criticism due to attitudes, silences or...

Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, US to Review Joint Plan

(Prensa Latina) Foreign Minister Hugo Martinez, confirmed that representatives of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador will hold a...

27 Dead In Guatamala Rains, More than 50.000 Affected

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- (Prensa Latina) A total of 27 dead, 22 injured and thousands of victims have...

Guatemala To Host Regional Meeting on Cuban Migrants

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Guatemala will host a regional meeting on Jan. 20 to discuss the issue of the...

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Is It Time To Renew Your Costa Rica Driver’s License?

If you are among the thousands of drivers whose driver's license expires in the coming months, leaving it to the last minute and the...

Protesters Claim Secular Status for Costa Rica

While thousands of demonstrators across the United States marched in support of female empowerment and denounced President Donald Trump's views on immigration, abortion, LGBT...

Air Surveillance Service Made More Official Transport Flights Than Patrols

The Servicio de Vigilancia Aérea (SVA)- Air Surveillance Service - of the Ministry of Public Security made - over two years - more flights...

Mexican Governor Invokes Pancho Villa, Shakes Up Elections

"We want a true revolution in this country," mustachioed governor Javier Corral said in his office, hung with a large portrait of Villa, the...

Trump’s First Year and Latin America (Video)

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Could a New Currency Be the Solution to Argentina’s Never-Ending Inflation Problem?

Since its founding in 1935, inflation has averaged 55 percent per year. Since its issuance by the BCRA, 13 zeros have been added to...

Juan Diego Castro: The Trump Wannabe of Costa Rica

“COSTA Rica is the most beautiful place in the world,” my much-travelled friend Jamie Cox told me last summer. We were chilling out in...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Costa Rica Seizes Cash From Man Who Could Not Prove Its Origin

Government seizes ¢300 million colones (US$600.000 dollars) from citizen who could not justify the origin of the funds The Juzgado Contencioso Administrativo y Civil de...

Salaries In Government Inconsistent

COSTA RICA NEWS - It is hardly a sacrifice for people to seek a career in government. In some cases, such as an area...

Costa Rican Seas Provide New Cures for Cancer

Experts from Costa Rica and the Spanish company PharmaMar, dedicated to marine biotechnology research, beginning in February will seek new cures and treatments for...

Swiss Free Trade Deal With Costa Rica, Panama To Enter Into Force Aug. 29

COSTA RICA NEWS - The free trade agreement (FTA) between the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) states and Costa Rica and Panama will enter...

Rising Standards: Costa Rica’s Women’s Soccer Flourishing

(FIFA) “We didn’t expect to see such a high standard. We see women’s soccer totally differently now and we’re going to be following these...