Latin America

Truck ploughs into a crowd in Guatemala killing 18

The crowd was gathered at the site of another accident when the truck hit it, according to local officials.

Truck ploughs into a crowd in Guatemala killing 18

International Women's Day

Guatemalan women protest against decades of state violence

At annual International Women's Day march in Guatemala, families remember those who've suffered from state violence.

Guatemalan women protest against decades of state violence

Latin America

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Opposition grows to legislative initiatives in Guatemala and El Salvador that would set war criminals free.

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Latin America

Women land defenders face 'extreme criminalisation', added risks

In El Estor, Guatemala, women lead fight for land rights despite added risk of sexual violence and stigma.

Women land defenders face 'extreme criminalisation', added risks

Indigenous rights

Indigenous Xinka march over contested Guatemalan mine

The Xinka say Pan American Silver, a mining company based in Canada, isn't compliant with a Constitutional Court ruling.

Indigenous Xinka march over contested Guatemalan mine

Guatemala

Guatemala war survivors demand justice, not amnesty for military

Survivors and families of those killed during country's internal conflict march to reject proposed amnesty bill.

Guatemala war survivors demand justice, not amnesty for military

Opinion

Cold Warrior Elliott Abrams returns to battle in Venezuela

The US has chosen a prominent warmonger to promote 'democracy' in Venezuela.

Belen Fernandez

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Indigenous rights

Guatemala war crime survivors challenge amnesty bill

Indigenous survivors filed for an injunction against a bill that would free country's war criminals.

Guatemala war crime survivors challenge amnesty bill

Asylum Seekers

Palm oil industry expansion spurs Guatemala indigenous migration

Death of Jakelin Caal in US custody highlights how land conflicts and displacement fuel flight from indigenous villages.

Palm oil industry expansion spurs Guatemala indigenous migration

Latin America

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Thousands head north, some obtaining humanitarian visas in Mexico, while others fear US's 'Remain in Mexico' policy.

Central American caravans advance amid shifting border policies

Indigenous rights

Guatemalans protest against bill that would free war criminals

Hundreds, including survivors and families of victims of the country's armed conflict, protest proposed amnesty law.

Guatemalans protest against bill that would free war criminals

Latin America

Regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as interim president

US, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, among others recognise Juan Guaido as country's interim president.

Regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as interim president

Asylum Seekers

'I do not want to die': Central American exodus grows

Thousands of Hondurans wait on Mexico's border, hoping to find respite from poverty and political violence.

'I do not want to die': Central American exodus grows

Latin America

'I was forced to leave': Central American caravan enters Mexico

Central Americans, some who are fleeing for second time, wait to receive humanitarian visas in Mexico.

'I was forced to leave': Central American caravan enters Mexico

Asylum Seekers

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US

More than 1,800 Central Americans continue to make their way through Guatemala in search of better life in the US.

Undeterred by tightened borders, Honduran caravan continues to US