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...

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...

New Guatemala President Promises Crackdown on Corruption

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

Business Doing Well Despite Politicians

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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Guatemalan Justice Seizes Ex-President Ranches and Bank Account

A Guatemalan court has ordered the confiscation of a bank account and six countryside houses belonging to former...

Former Guatemala Prresident Held in Custody in Alleged Corruption Case

Guatemala City - (Prensa Latina) Former President Otto Pérez Molina appeared Friday before Judge Miguel Ángel Gálvez, who...

More than 60% of Guatemalans are Poor

QCOSTARICA - Over 62 percent of Guatemalans are poor, stated today the United Nations Development Program's Resident Coordinator...

Alzheimer’s May Get Guatemala Drug Trafficker Out of Prison

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

Guatemala: Chaos in Customs Offices

(Q24N) -- The crisis in the tax administration department has created delays of up to 15 days in...

Guatemala Elites Busted in Customs Fraud Ring

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

Unfair Competition for Guatemalan Footwear

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

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...

Guatemala Communities Near Volcano Remain on Alert

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - The Guatemalan Coordinator for Reduction of Disasters (CONRAD) is maintaning preventive measures in 25...

Volcano Eruption Closes Guatemala Airport, Forces Evacuations

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

Marimba to be Declared Cultural Heritage of America

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

Military and Police Cooperate to Improve Public Safety in Guatemala

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Guatemala's Joint Security Force, which consists of Army Soldiers and National Civil Police (PNC)...

Guatemala: More Taxes on Gasoline?

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

Can Rudy Giuliani Save Guatemala?

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

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 a United Nations (UN)...

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...

Modernization of Guatemala – China Relationship

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

Guatemala: Compulsory Registration of Cattle

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- An announcement has been made that all animals born after 2015 must be registered...

Wind Projects in Guatemala

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

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...

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...

Capture of Guatemala Trafficker May Have Officials Trembling

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

Guatemala Hands Over Another Narco Leader to US

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

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With an average of 69 killings per day, 2017 looks set to be Mexico's most violent year, and October its bloodiest month.   Mexico is on...

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Costa Rica has charted another clean energy accolade, so far this year, running on 300 days of 100%  power generation from renewable energy sources,...

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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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The National Emergencies Commission ( Comisión Nacional de Emergencias - CNE) declared a red alert for the entire Pacific coast, Central Valley and northern...

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