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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.

Guatemala warns of falling ash as volcanic activity picks up

Guatemala warns of falling ash as volcanic activity picks up

The seismological, volcanic and meteorological institute Insivumeh advised the civil aviation authority to take precautions with flights amid renewed activity from the peak.

200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

Explosions boomed from Guatemala's fearsome Fuego volcano Wednesday, unleashing fresh torrents of molten mud and ash down slopes where officials said 75 people had been killed and 200 were still missing.

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano

Nearly 200 people are missing and at least 75 have been killed since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend, officials said Tuesday.