Alfredo Ortega Franco

Alfredo Ortega Franco

Alfredo Ortega Franco is a Guatemalan international human rights attorney. He specialises in the Inter-American Human Rights Protection System and has worked throughout Central America.

Guatemala

Guatemala on the edge of the abyss

Guatemala is about to witness a major standoff between the presidency and the courts, which could hurt its democracy.

Guatemala on the edge of the abyss

Corruption

How did a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl end up dead in US custody?

The corrupt Guatemalan government has as much responsibility in Jakelin's death as US border officials and politicians.

How did a 7-year-old Guatemalan girl end up dead in US custody?

Latin America

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.

Guatemala is on the verge of a major crisis