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Guatemala's poor use coloured flags to ask for help amid pandemic
In Guatemala, poor inhabitants in the capital in need of help wave coloured flags to ask for food and medicine as the quarantine has exacerbated economic hardship for many.
Civilians killed in 'terror attack' in Burkina Faso, government reports
Migrants from Honduras and Salvador are stuck near the Suchiate river, a natural border between Mexico and Guatemala. Hundreds of them were pushed back yesterday with tear gas by the Mexican national guards.
Guatemala's child exodus leaves empty classrooms and worried families
13 Oct 2019
Guatemala's child exodus leaves empty classrooms and worried families.
Guatemalans vote under shadow of US migration deal
12 Aug 2019
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
3 Aug 2019
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
23 Jun 2019
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
8 Jun 2019
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
21 May 2019
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.