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Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala

Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, Guatemala

Tropical Storm Amanda triggered flash floods, landslides and power outages as it barrelled through El Salvador and Guatemala Sunday, killing 14 people, authorities said, warning of further heavy rain to come.

Large migrant caravan prepares to enter Mexico from Guatemala

Large migrant caravan prepares to enter Mexico from Guatemala

A large caravan of Central Americans was preparing to cross the Guatemalan border into Mexico on Monday, posing a potential challenge to the Mexican government's pledge

Turbulent inauguration day in Guatemala, outgoing president hit by eggs

Turbulent inauguration day in Guatemala, outgoing president hit by eggs

Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei took office on Tuesday in a ceremony overshadowed by delays and protests against outgoing officials seeking immunity from prosecution, a reminder of the country's deep-seated political corruption.

Guatemala police arrest former presidential candidate Torres at her home

Guatemala police arrest former presidential candidate Torres at her home

Guatemalan police arrested former presidential candidate Sandra Torres at her home on Monday, on charges the attorney general's office said included suspicion of violating campaign finance rules.

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

Guatemala conservative romps to landslide win, faces big migration test

Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed under duress with the Trump administration ...

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemala to elect president amid tensions over violence, migration

Guatemalans on Sunday will vote for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and helped spur illegal immigration to the United States ...

At least 18 killed in Guatemala as truck ploughs into crowd

At least 18 killed in Guatemala as truck ploughs into crowd

A truck crashed into a crowd of people in western Guatemala on Wednesday evening, killing 18 people, authorities said early on Thursday, correcting downward their initial assessment.

Body of missing British woman found in Guatemala

Body of missing British woman found in Guatemala

Searchers have found the body of a 23-year-old British woman in Guatemala a week after she went missing, police in the Central American nation said on Monday.

Sweden recalls ambassador to Guatemala amid tensions over UN probes

Sweden recalls ambassador to Guatemala amid tensions over UN probes

Sweden has recalled its ambassador to Guatemala ‘for consultations,’ the Swedish Foreign Ministry said Sunday, amid a dispute over its support for a UN-run organization ...

Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

Second Guatemalan migrant child dies in US custody

US Customs and Border protection announced Tuesday it would conduct medical checks on all children in its custody following the death of an eight-year-old Guatemalan migrant ...

Migrant caravan halted on Mexico-Guatemala border

Migrant caravan halted on Mexico-Guatemala border

Hundreds of people in a caravan of migrants that crossed from Honduras into Guatemala staged a dramatic bid to breach the Mexican border on Friday, as local governments began preparing to disperse the convoy under pressure from Washington.

Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

Guatemala ends victim searches at volcano where 110 died

Guatemala on Sunday ended its victim search efforts in the zone that suffered most deaths and injuries from the Fuego volcano eruption, its disaster agency said.