Guatemala’s Mafia State

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

Too Many Dollars in Guatemala

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

Central Banker Bargains Way Out of Prison in Guatemala

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

Guatemala Business Tycoon Busted for Tax Fraud

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

Guatemala is pioneer of fruit and vegetable exports

(Q24N) FreshPlaza.com -  Frutesa is a Guatemalan company devoted to the export of fresh...

Guatemala and the New Law on Banking Secrecy

(Q24N) Guatemala's ne tax law allows authorities to access taxpayers banking information through an...

Panama Papers Reveal Offshore Account of Guatemala Drug ‘Queen’

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

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...

63 Children Die Due to Violence in Guatemala This Year

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

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

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

Guatemala To Host Regional Meeting on Cuban Migrants

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

New Guatemala President Promises Crackdown on Corruption

Q24N (Insightcrime.org) TV comic-turned-politician Jimmy Morales used his inauguration speech to promise a crackdown...

Business Doing Well Despite Politicians

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

Guatemala Rejects Differentiated Treatment to Cuban Migrants

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

Guatemala’s Interior Minister Denies Luxuries at Zavala Jail

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

Guatemala No Rise on Tariffs on Chicken Imports

QCENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Following the doubts raised after the circulation of a document...

Indigenous Women Summit in Guatemala Revives Hopes

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

Jimmy Morales is Strongly Criticized in Guatemala

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

Guatemalan Justice Seizes Ex-President Ranches and Bank Account

A Guatemalan court has ordered the confiscation of a bank account and six countryside...

Former Guatemala Prresident Held in Custody in Alleged Corruption Case

Guatemala City - (Prensa Latina) Former President Otto Pérez Molina appeared Friday before Judge...

More than 60% of Guatemalans are Poor

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

Alzheimer’s May Get Guatemala Drug Trafficker Out of Prison

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

Guatemala: Chaos in Customs Offices

(Q24N) -- The crisis in the tax administration department has created delays of up...

Guatemala Elites Busted in Customs Fraud Ring

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

Unfair Competition for Guatemalan Footwear

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Local producers denounce the practice of triangulation, smuggling, under-invoicing and...

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 Communities Near Volcano Remain on Alert

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - The Guatemalan Coordinator for Reduction of Disasters (CONRAD) is maintaning...

Volcano Eruption Closes Guatemala Airport, Forces Evacuations

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

Marimba to be Declared Cultural Heritage of America

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

Military and Police Cooperate to Improve Public Safety in Guatemala

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Guatemala's Joint Security Force, which consists of Army Soldiers and...

Guatemala: More Taxes on Gasoline?

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Taking advantage of the low price of oil the government...

Can Rudy Giuliani Save Guatemala?

Fifteen years ago, a European diplomat said that Guatemala was "over-diagnosed." Everyone knew what...

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May 8 To Be A Holiday For The Public Sector

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3D Printed Robo-toads Being Used To Study Sex Lives of Amphibians in Costa Rica

A research project at the University of Windsor (Canada) is using 3D printed lookalikes to discover why a species of toad in Costa Rica...

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A protest over social security changes in Nicaragua has led to clashes between opponents of the measure and government backers. Hundreds of activists, elderly people...

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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...

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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...

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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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“Strange Packages” Found On Alajuela Rail Line

QCOSTARICA - Found on the railway line to Alajuela (from San Jose), suspected of being placed there awaiting the passage of the train carrying...

Araya With A New Advertising Agency And Campaign Strategy in January

The creators of the "Crontráteme" (Hire Me) publicity campaign for Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN), Johnny Araya, are out and new advertising agency is in,...

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COSTA RICA JOURNAL  (SBNation) Last year,  SBNation did a story on Costa Rica's most celebrated and revered badass bull, “Malacrianza", who, according to owner,...