Death toll rises to 99 at Guatemala volcano

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

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

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

Guatemalan Justice Seizes Ex-President Ranches and Bank Account

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

Guatemala Business Tycoon Busted for Tax Fraud

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

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 Hands Over Another Narco Leader to US

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

Unfair Competition for Guatemalan Footwear

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

‘La Patrona’ Escape from Guatemala Prison Spotlights Institutional Corruption

(Q24N) Insightcrime.org - A former mayoral candidate turned criminal leader in Guatemala has escaped...

Indigenous Women Summit in Guatemala Revives Hopes

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

Guatemala’s Mafia State

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

Guatemalan security forces capture gang members carrying improvised bombs

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

Near 20,000 Guatemalans Learned to Read, Write Using Cuban Method

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - (Prensa Latina) About 19,425 people have learned to read and...

Guatemala Extortion Generates $61 Mn A Year

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS - Authorities in Guatemala estimate criminals make around $61 million a...

Guatemala Ex-President Pleads Guilty to Corruption, Money Laundering

Former Guatemala President Alfonso Portillo has pleaded guilty to charges of accepting bribes and...

Guatemala and the New Law on Banking Secrecy

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

Small-Scale Drug Trafficking Spreads Throughout Guatemala

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

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 Proposes to Legalize Gay Marriage

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

Guatemala Mayor ‘Tres Kiebres’: The Art of Being ‘3 Times Broken’

(InsightCrime) The atmosphere was light, almost jovial, as Ipala's Mayor Esduin Javier turned to...

Northern Triangle: A Never-Ending Crisis?

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

Audio Reveals Details of Guatemala Fire that Killed 40 Girls

(Q24N) Recordings of three survivors from a massive fire in Guatemala that killed 40...

Guatemala’s Fuego Volcano on Verge of Eruption

Guatemalan Authorities warned that the Fuego volcano registered about 14 explosions per hour, so...

Australian Backpackers Kidnapped in Guatemala Live To Tell Their Story

(Q24N) Two young Australian backpackers have told their horror account of being kidnapped, assaulted...

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

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

More than 700,000 Children Work in Guatemala, Says Report

CENTRAL AMERICA - (Prensa Latina) A total of 702,000 children between seven and 17...

Former Guatemala Prresident Held in Custody in Alleged Corruption Case

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

Thousands Evacuated as Guatemala Volcano Erupts Again

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

Guatemala Elites Busted in Customs Fraud Ring

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

Guatemala No Rise on Tariffs on Chicken Imports

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

Former Guatemalan vice-president tells judge she’s innocent

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

Business Doing Well Despite Politicians

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

Guatemala: More Taxes on Gasoline?

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

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