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Guatemala's ex-president extradited to US
Alfonso Portillo describes extradition to the US, where he will face money-laundering charges, as a "kidnapping".
Last updated: 25 May 2013 08:58 GMT
Decriminalising drugs in the Western hemisphere
In a break with his past positions, Guatemala's president recently suggested decriminalising illegal drugs.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 10:35 GMT
Defending human rights in Latin America
It was a watershed year for bringing human rights abusers to justice in Latin America.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2012 19:37 GMT
Corruption back on the rise in Guatemala
The Colom administration did not deal with embezzlement, resulting in a damning assessment in a recent report.
Last updated: 09 Dec 2011 13:12 GMT
Guatemala leader apologises for 1954 coup
President "requests the forgiveness" of the family of Jacobo Arbenz, a leftist who was violently removed from power.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2011 05:52 GMT
Guatemalan vote heads towards runoff
Former general ahead in early counting, but presidency race in Central American nation looks set to go to second round.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2011 09:58 GMT
Guatemala votes for new president
An ex-general with an "iron fist" is front-runner as presidential election begins in the violence-plagued nation.
Last updated: 11 Sep 2011 15:13 GMT
Drug war cables: 'Burn poppies, burn'
WikiLeaks cables on the US 'war on drugs' reveal saucy diplomatic prose on Mexico, Afghanistan, Haiti and Burma.
Last updated: 04 Sep 2011 21:01 GMT
Panel condemns US syphilis study in Guatemala
US presidential commission discloses gruesome specifics of 1940s experiments on prison inmates and mental patients.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2011 04:38 GMT
Alvaro Colom: 'Huge aggression' by cartels
Guatemalan president says international drug trafficking gangs are the biggest threat facing Guatemala and the region.
Last updated: 14 Aug 2011 10:17 GMT
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