Human Rights

US military 'receives request' to send troops to US-Mexico border

Rights groups call Trump's threats a 'scare' tactic, saying caravan headed to US border is not a 'national emergency'.

Latin America

Honduran caravan met with outpouring of support in Guatemala

Thousands of migrants and refugees headed to the US find temporary shelter and help as they pass through Guatemala.

Honduran caravan met with outpouring of support in Guatemala

Human Rights

Crackdown on Honduran migrant caravan 'against international law'

Rights groups warn government responses to Central American migrants, refugees going to US may violate international law

Crackdown on Honduran migrant caravan 'against international law'

Weather

Two tropical storms to make landfall in Mexico on Tuesday

Hurricane Willa and tropical storm Vicente approaching western Mexican coast, with landfalls just hours apart.

Two tropical storms to make landfall in Mexico on Tuesday

Honduras

Hondurans continue to leave for US as Trump ramps up threats

Exodus of Hondurans seeking refuge in US continues, as small groups of migrants and refugees stream into Guatemala.

Hondurans continue to leave for US as Trump ramps up threats

Latin America

Undeterred caravan migrants: 'All of Honduras wants to come here'

Facing tightened security, waves of Hondurans continue to try to make it to the US, saying they have no other choice.

Undeterred caravan migrants: 'All of Honduras wants to come here'

Latin America

Honduran migrant caravan advances despite fortified borders

As Trump ramps up threats, group of migrants cross into Mexico with thousands more heading towards border behind them.

Honduran migrant caravan advances despite fortified borders

Honduras

Honduran activists welcome Trump's threats to cut US aid

Activists and others have longed called for a cut in US military aid to Central American country over rights abuses.

Honduran activists welcome Trump's threats to cut US aid

Latin America

Thousands of Honduran migrants arrive in Guatemala City

Donald Trump has threatened to cut aid to Guatemala unless they stop the Hondurans.

Honduras

Why a caravan of thousands of Hondurans is headed to US

Families fleeing poverty and violence say facing Trump's immigration crackdown far outweigh risks of staying in Honduras

'No alternatives': Thousands flee Honduras in US-bound caravan

Donald Trump

Migrant caravan activists: Trump to blame for Honduras situation

Caravan continues through Guatemala to the US after Trump warns he'll cut aid to Honduras if migrants aren't stopped.

Migrant caravan activists: Trump to blame for Honduras situation

Corruption

Guatemala ex-VP Roxana Baldetti sentenced to 15 years in prison

Baldetti was found guilty of being involved in the embezzlement of millions of dollars from a state fund.

Guatemala ex-VP Roxana Baldetti sentenced to 15 years in prison

Maternal health

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

For centuries midwives in rural Guatemala have played a key role in delivering babies despite the numerous challenges.

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

Latin America

Guatemala's army breaks ranks with president over court ruling

Ministry of Defence official says army will obey ruling overturning Morales's decision to ban anti-graft commission head

Guatemala's army breaks ranks with president over court ruling

Genocide

Guatemala's military carried out genocide, court rules

Judges rule military committed genocide during civil war, acquits ex-military intelligence chief of rights violations.

Guatemala's military carried out genocide, court rules