Guatemala Elites Busted in Customs Fraud Ring

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

Turkey Turns to Central America

Q24N - Guatemala last week opened an embassy in Ankara, at the same time...

Guatemala May Target ‘Coyotes’ to Address Child Migrant Crisis

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Guatemala's Congress is analyzing an initiative to target the human...

Too Many Dollars in Guatemala

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

Wind Projects in Guatemala

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

Modernization of Guatemala – China Relationship

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- There is an imperative need for Guatemala to table a...

Guatemala Judge Flees Country Fearing Own Judiciary Colleague

(Q24N via Insightcrime.org) A Supreme Court magistrate in Guatemala has allegedly pressured a judge...

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...

27 Dead In Guatamala Rains, More than 50.000 Affected

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

Guatemala No Rise on Tariffs on Chicken Imports

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

Jimmy Morales is Strongly Criticized in Guatemala

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

Guatemala President Admits State Responsibility in Shelter Fire

Q24N - As many outraged Guatemalans are calling for his resignation over the fire,...

Guatemala: Chaos in Customs Offices

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

Guatemala: Compulsory Registration of Cattle

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS -- An announcement has been made that all animals born after...

Guatemala Moves Its Embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Criticizes Action

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

Guatemala’s Interior Minister Denies Luxuries at Zavala Jail

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

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

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

Guatemalan Justice Seizes Ex-President Ranches and Bank Account

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

Imprisoned Guatemala Ex-President Rejected US Plea Deal in 2010

Declassified US State Department cables document how Alfonso Portillo, the former president of Guatemala...

The Dangerous Politicization of Guatemala’s Justice System

(Q24N) Prosecutor Thelma Aldana and CICIG — an international commission that acts in Guatemala...

Guatemala To Host Regional Meeting on Cuban Migrants

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

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...

New Guatemala President Promises Crackdown on Corruption

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

Military and Police Cooperate to Improve Public Safety in Guatemala

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

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...

Early Removal of Guatemala Prosecutor Shows Power of Elites

Latin America - Guatemala's Attorney General Claudia Paz y Paz is being prematurely pushed...

Can Rudy Giuliani Save Guatemala?

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

The Woman Who Reduced Impunity in Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY  (IPS) - Guatemala’s first female attorney general has managed to reduce impunity...

63 Children Die Due to Violence in Guatemala This Year

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

Capture of Guatemala Trafficker May Have Officials Trembling

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

Property Theft on the Rise in Guatemala

Gangs using violence and fraud are driving an exponential increase in the theft of...

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