Guatemala

Community radio 'keeps culture and language alive'

Despite the legal challenges, Indigenous communities use radio to 'keep their language and culture alive'.

Guatemala

Guatemala ex-president, ministers arrested over graft

Former president and nine of his ex-ministers suspected of having embezzled funds and committed fraud in 2010.

Honduras

Honduras rubbish: Eco-cides take over Caribbean coast

Masses of rubbish are floating in the Caribbean, along the coast from neighbouring Guatemala. They are known as ‘eco-cides’ in Honduras.

Jerusalem

Guatemala says Jerusalem embassy move is final

Controversial decision to relocate the country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem follows in US footsteps.

Guatemala says Jerusalem embassy move is final

Latin America

Guatemala: Bereaved Indigenous families get closure

Over 20 years after the end of Guatemala's civil war, the families of thousands of indigenous people killed in the violence are finally able to bury their loved ones and find closure

Jerusalem

Israel 'in touch with 10 countries' over embassy moves

Comments by Israeli deputy FM made as Guatemala comes under fire for announcing plan to relocate embassy to Jerusalem.

Israel 'in touch with 10 countries' over embassy moves

Guatemala

Following US, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

President Jimmy Morales announces plans to relocate embassy from Tel Aviv to Holy City as protests continue worldwide.

Following Trump, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

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