Guatemala’s Mafia State

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

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

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

Turkey Turns to Central America

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

Guatemala Ex-President Pleads Guilty to Corruption, Money Laundering

Former Guatemala President Alfonso Portillo has pleaded guilty to charges of accepting bribes 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 President Admits State Responsibility in Shelter Fire

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

Former Guatemala Prresident Held in Custody in Alleged Corruption Case

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

Guatemalan Volcano Erupts: 25 Killed, Over 2000 Evacuated (Photos)

At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted Sunday for the...

Military and Police Cooperate to Improve Public Safety in Guatemala

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

US Ambassador to Guatemala Calls Congressmen “Idiots” for Hiring Firm to Improve US Relations

(Q24N) United States Ambassador to Guatemala Todd Robinson openly criticized Congressmen in Guatemala who...

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’...

About 200 Reported Missing Over Guatemala’s Volcano Eruption – Authorities

The number of people who were reported missing after Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano eruption amounted...

New Guatemala President Promises Crackdown on Corruption

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

Guatemala Volcano Search and Recovery Suspended: Death 109 & 200 Still Missing

Rescuers have suspended search and recovery efforts at villages devastated by the eruption of...

Can Rudy Giuliani Save Guatemala?

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

Business Doing Well Despite Politicians

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

Early Removal of Guatemala Prosecutor Shows Power of Elites

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

Watch Aftermath of Deadly Guatemala Volcano Eruption From Above

The Fuego Volcano eruption in Guatemala has wreaked havoc in the country, leading to...

Another Setback for Mining in Guatemala

The Constitutional Court has confirmed the decision of the Supreme Court of Justice, which...

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

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

Deadly Guatemala Volcano Eruption In Photos

At least 25 people have been killed, while an unconfirmed number of people have...

Thousands Evacuated as Guatemala Volcano Erupts Again

(TelesurTv) Authorities in Guatemala declared a red alert and evacuated around 4,000 people early...

Uber Launches in Guatemala, with Taxi Drivers Prepared to Fight Back

Q24N - The controversial transportation company made the announcement on its website this week,...

More Fire From Volcano Fuego in Guatemala

A new flow of water and volcanic material at high speed descended today on...

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

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

Guatemala’s Interior Minister Denies Luxuries at Zavala Jail

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

Guatemala becomes world’s largest melon exporter

Guatemala has taken over Spain's position at the top of the world ranking of...

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...

Unstoppable Smuggling in the Northern Triangle

Guatemalan businessmen are demanding stricter laws to combat the illegal entry of goods from...

Guatemala Responds After President Attacks Anti-Corruption Protests (Photos)

Guatemalans took to the streets Friday to protest president Jimmy Morales' announcement that the...

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...

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...

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