Women's Rights

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Mayan women share challenges they face every day in Guatemala, which has one of the highest femicide rates in the world.

Violence against women: 'I have learned not to fear'

Latin America

Guatemala congress rejects lifting president's immunity

Investigators had hoped to bring President Jimmy Morales to trial over alleged campaign finance abuses.

Guatemala congress rejects lifting Morales' immunity

Latin America

Guatemala congress to weigh lifting Morales' immunity

Top court rules congress should consider request to strip the president's immunity as Morales faces corruption probe.

Guatemala congress to weigh lifting Morales' immunity

Opinion

Guatemala is on the verge of a major crisis

Guatemala's war on corruption just escalated as the presidency and a UN-backed anti-graft body faced off.

Alfredo Ortega Franco

by Alfredo Ortega Franco

Alfredo Ortega Franco

Latin America

Guatemala top court sides with UN anti-corruption unit

Constitutional Court overrules leader's order expelling Ivan Velasquez - a UN official probing his campaign financing.

Guatemala top court sides with UN anti-corruption unit

Latin America

Guatemala court blocks expulsion of UN anti-graft chief

Judges suspend President Morales' order asking Ivan Velasquez to leave Guatemala after he moved to remove his immunity.

Guatemala court blocks expulsion of UN anti-graft chief

Latin America

Guatemala earthquake leaves five dead

Collapsing buildings and heart attacks kill five as 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits Guatemala and southern Mexico.

Guatemala earthquake leaves five dead

Latin America

Guatemalan deportees from US find work on a volcano

As deportations increase under Donald Trump, the search for work in Guatemalan villages is leading some to a volcano.

Guatemalan deportees get fresh start as volcano guides

Guatemala

Why did 41 girls die at a Guatemalan youth shelter?

Accusations of abuse and neglect have come to light after a fire at a state-funded youth shelter killed 41 girls.

Why did 41 girls die at a Guatemalan youth shelter?

Corruption

Mexico governor detained after six months on the run

Javier Duarte, accused of stealing millions of dollars from government, found in Guatemala and could face extradition.

Fault Lines

Guatemala's Disappeared

Thousands of people were disappeared during the civil war. Fault Lines meets families still searching for justice.

Latin America

Toll of Guatemala girl shelter fire rises to 37

Grieving family members bury the remains of 37 girls burned alive under lock and key at a San Jose Pinula shelter.

San Jose Pinula girl shelter fire toll rises to 37

Latin America

Guatemala in mourning after fire kills 34 in shelter

More teenagers die from burns as questions mount over alleged mismanagement and abuse.

Death toll from San Jose Pinula shelter fire rises

Latin America

21 girls die as fire engulfs Guatemala child shelter

At least 21 girls found dead after fire apparently started in protest against alleged abuse at care home in Guatemala.

Latin America

Inside a Mayan healing ceremony

Meet the Mayan healers keeping various forms of traditional healing alive for poor indigenous Guatemalans.

Inside a Mayan healing ceremony