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Guatemala's child exodus leaves empty classrooms and worried families
3 days ago
Guatemala's child exodus leaves empty classrooms and worried families.
Guatemalans vote under shadow of US migration deal
Guatemalans on Sunday began voting to elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country inked a controversial migration pact with the US administration of President Donald Trump.
US, Guatemala ink migration deal on Central American asylum-seekers
The deal may see citizens of Honduras and El Salvador forced to apply for asylum in Guatemala. In the US, the Supreme Court has given President Trump the green light to redirect funds to build part of his border wall.
Impunity through bribery: Helen Mack Chang on corruption in Guatemala
A culture of impunity and organized crime have made life dangerous for many in Guatemala. As citizens went to the polls, DW sat down with Helen Mack Chang to discuss the situation for activists in the country.
Migrants keep trying to reach the US despite Trump's tariffs threat
Central American migrants continue to cross the border between Guatemala and Mexico in hopes of reaching the United States, as President Donald Trump threatens tariffs over migration.
More than 2 tons of cocaine seized in Guatemala
About 2.3 tons of cocaine seized in various police raids in southwestern Guatemala arrive at the air force base in the country's capital.
Migrants halted on bridge at Mexico border
21 Oct 2018
Hundreds of Central American migrants remain camped on a bridge separating Guatemala and Mexico on Saturday, as efforts to halt a trek north by the caravan gathered pace under U.S. pressure.
Guatemala: Evacuation order sets off panic
6 Jun 2018
Guatemala's disaster agency issued evacuation orders for communities near new flows of volcanic material that sent up a great column of smoke. The new evacuation order set off a panic even in areas that were not under it.
Guatemala: Volcano blankets villages with ash
4 Jun 2018
A volcano southwest of Guatemala's capital has erupted for the second time this year, spewing ash nearly six kilometers (four miles) into the sky.
Pope prays for victims of Guatemala children's shelter fire
12 Mar 2017
Pope Francis prays for the victims of a fire at a children's shelter in Guatemala, in which at least 39 people died, and urges the faithful to keep young victims of violence, abuse and wars in their prayers.
Guatemala begins burying 36 girls killed in shelter fire
11 Mar 2017
Guatemala holds the first funerals for 36 teenage girls killed in a horrific fire in a government-run shelter at the centre of allegations of sexual abuse and another mistreatment by staff.
Two sentenced for sexual slavery during Guatemala civil war
27 Feb 2016
A tribunal in Guatemala condemned Friday two soldier to 120 and 240 years in prison for subjecting at least 15 indigenous women to sexual slavery in the north-east of the country during the civil war (1960-1966), among other crimes.