Latin America

Migrant crisis overshadows Mike Pence's Central America tour

United States Vice President Mike Pence has been in Guatemala, on the final leg of his tour of Central America.

Immigration

Why Guatemalan minors seek asylum in US

Guatemala's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says nearly 6,000 unaccompanied Guatemalan children are in shelters around the United States.

Guatemala

'Be careful with the little girl. Dig around her'

One week after a volcano eruption left at least 110 dead in Guatemala, families face an agonising wait at the morgue.

 Fuego eruption: A week on, rescue workers recover buried bodies

Volcano

Fuego volcano's child survivors: 'Mummy, I don't want to die'

Psychologists warn children are the most at risk of PTSD, as survivors of the deadly eruption cope with the trauma.

Fuego volcano's child survivors: 'Mummy, I don't want to die'

Latin America

Guatemala: Fuego eruption 'cooked people trapped in their homes'

Residents give accounts of moments after a devastating volcanic eruption that killed at least 109 people and left 197 missing.

Opinion

Why did Latin America stop standing up for Palestine?

After a visible shift to the right, Latin American governments are aligning with Israel.

Cecilia Baeza

by Cecilia Baeza

Cecilia Baeza

Guatemala

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire: Lava flows prompt new evacuations

Death toll from Fuego's most violent eruption in four decades has been gradually rising and now stands at 109.

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire:  Lava flows prompt new evacuations

Guatemala

Guatemala volcano death toll rises to 109

Dangerous flows of lava prompt a new round of evacuations of rescue workers and nearby villages.

Guatemala

'My daughter must have been swept away'

Survivors of Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption hold onto the slim hope of finding their loved ones alive.

Fuego volcano disaster: 'My daughter must have been swept away'

Latin America

Dozens dead as volcano erupts in Guatemala

Disaster agency fears death toll could climb even higher because some areas remain inaccessible by rescuers.

Environment

Guatemala's Fuego volcano eruption kills dozens

Death toll expected to climb as rescuers attend to badly injured victims.

Fuego volcano eruption kills 25, injures hundreds in Guatemala

Latin America

Guatemala: A disabled women's struggle for more independence

From transportation to building access, getting around in Guatemala City can be a struggle, when not downright dangerous, for disabled people, but one government worker is trying to change that.

Immigration

'You killed her': Guatemalan shot by US Border Patrol

Rights groups decry killing of Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzales, 20, who was killed by an agent near the Mexico border.

Indigenous Guatemalan woman shot dead by US Border Patrol

Human Rights

More and more are fleeing Central America violence: UN

UN agency expresses concern over the increase in number of people fleeing violence and persecution in Central America.

Central Americans are fleeing violence in higher numbers: UNHCR

Guatemala

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem after US move

Following in US' footsteps, Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem, despite international condemnation.

Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem after US move