Latin America14 Apr 2017 14:22 GMT
More than a million Guatemalans are working in the US, most of them without documents.
The billions of dollars they send back each year are a vital source of income in a country where more than half the people live in poverty.
Latin America09 Apr 2017 14:49 GMT
Guatemala's government has a legal battle on its hands after it announced plans to close a private children's shelter.
It comes just weeks after a backlash over a fire at a government-run home, which killed 41 teenage girls.
Latin America27 Mar 2017 19:31 GMT
It's the fifth-largest city in the world, and the sheer volume of people living in Mexico City means it's no stranger to high levels of air pollution.
Now, two entrepreneurs are hoping to change that by converting a petrol-powered car to electric.
Latin America18 Mar 2017 12:14 GMT
In Mexico City, a pizzeria is drawing praise for its unique approach to social empowerment.
For every five pieces of pizza sold, the shop donates one to homeless people.
Latin America14 Mar 2017 05:33 GMT
More than two million people have been affected by water shortages across Mexico's capital.
Latin America10 Mar 2017 14:01 GMT
Grieving parents in Guatemala are demanding answers after a fire ripped through a government-run shelter for underprivileged children, killing at least 34 teenage girls.
Environment08 Nov 2015 12:07 GMT
A state-of-the-art laboratory allows researchers to look at ways to protect the amphibians from deadly fungus.
Environment25 Oct 2012 10:36 GMT
Supporters say Marlin mine creates jobs, but critics see it as exploitative and environmentally unsound.
Americas14 Jun 2012 16:33 GMT
A 25-year-old single mother from Guatemala is on the path to realising her dreams of Olympic glory after being qualified to compete in the London Games.
Americas13 May 2012 07:03 GMT
When local residents in Rio Negro resisted the building of a hydroelectric dam on their land more than 30 years ago, the government used force to push them into "model communities".
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