Guatemala’s Underworld ‘Patriarch,’ Lorenzana, Extradited to US

Guatemala's government has extradited longtime drug trafficking suspect Waldemar Lorenzana to the United States,...

Eleven CFAC Countries Complete UN Peace Operations Training in Guatemala

QCOSTARICA (Diaologo-Americas) Military delegations from the Central American Armed Forces Conference (CFAC) recently completed...

Death toll rises to 99 at Guatemala volcano

ESCUINTLA, Guatemala - Guatemala's National Institute of Forensic Sciences has raised the death toll...

Thousands of Guatemalans Protest President Morales, Demand His Resignation Over Fuego Volcano Crisis

Thousands in Guatemala are protesting and demanding President Jimmy Morales resign after what they...

Guatemala Moves Its Embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Criticizes Action

(Prensa Latina) Following the steps taken this week by the United States, Guatemala carried...

Guatemala Elites Busted in Customs Fraud Ring

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

Car With US Embassy Employee Comes Under Fire in Guatemala, No Injuries – Reports

A vehicle transporting a US embassy employee came under fire in southern Guatemala Sunday...

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 Proposes to Legalize Gay Marriage

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

Wind Projects in Guatemala

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- Of a potential of 1,000 MW of power generated through...

Guatemala Calls for International Help: Death Toll Rises To 109

The death toll from last week’s devastating volcanic explosion in Guatemala has risen to...

Guatemala’s Interior Minister Denies Luxuries at Zavala Jail

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

Former Guatemalan vice-president tells judge she’s innocent

(AP) — Guatemala’s former vice president has told a judge that she is innocent...

Jimmy Morales is Strongly Criticized in Guatemala

  QCOSTARICA (Prensa Latina) Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales is the target of heavy criticism due...

Guatemala US$95 Million for Educational Infrastructure

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

Guatemala Independence Marked by Calls for Morales to Resign

As President Jimmy Morales gave a speech Friday night to celebrate Guatemala's 197 years...

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...

Volcano Eruption Closes Guatemala Airport, Forces Evacuations

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (CNN/Reuters) - Guatemala's Fuego volcano "fire volcano" belched black ash into...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

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

Capture of Guatemala Trafficker May Have Officials Trembling

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS (Insight Crime) -- A little known, but powerful drug trafficker from...

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...

Alzheimer’s May Get Guatemala Drug Trafficker Out of Prison

  Twenty years ago, the United States patiently prepared a punishment for Waldemar Lorenzana Lima,...

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 7,000 Guatemalan Children Involved in Crime in 2013

Minors involved in crimes in Guatemala in 2013 amounted 7,518; 3,227 more than the...

Guatemala To Host Regional Meeting on Cuban Migrants

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

Central Banker Bargains Way Out of Prison in Guatemala

(Q24N) A former president of Guatemala’s Central Bank who admitted involvement in laundering $30...

Marimba to be Declared Cultural Heritage of America

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

Guatemalan security forces capture gang members carrying improvised bombs

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- Guatemalan police are cracking down on gang members who use...

63 Children Die Due to Violence in Guatemala This Year

Q24N (Prensa Latina) At least 63 children have been killed, as a result of...

Guatemala’s Mafia State

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

Small-Scale Drug Trafficking Spreads Throughout Guatemala

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

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

GUATEMALA CITY – At least 11 people were killed and at least 12 were...

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