Guatemalan Judge Orders Mining Company CEO
teleSUR EnglishGuatemalan Judge Orders Mining Company CEO to Appear in CourtteleSUR EnglishThe CEO of Canadian mining company Tahoe Resources is scheduled to appear in a Guatemalan court on Wednesday in order to testify in the case of a prominent anti-mining activist, who denounces in return the criminalization of his group. Founder and ...
Posted on 9 May 2015 | 9:10 pm
Corruption Scandal Ousts Guatemalan Vice
The GuardianCorruption Scandal Ousts Guatemalan Vice PresidentABC NewsGuatemala's once-powerful vice president formally lost her post Saturday as the congress accepted her resignation, leaving office amid a customs corruption scandal that has implicated her former private secretary. In a letter released late Friday ...Guatemala vice-president steps down amid customs corruption scandalThe GuardianGuatemala vice president resigns amid customs corruption scandalReutersGuatemala vice president Roxana Baldetti resigns amid corruption scandalNew York Daily NewsVoice of America -Yahoo News -89.3 KPCCall 148 news articles »
Posted on 9 May 2015 | 6:21 am
San Rafael Student's Journey To Graduation
CBS LocalSan Rafael Student's Journey To Graduation Began In Guatemala With Her ...CBS LocalGaby grew up in Guatemala. Her father abandoned her. She and her mother lived together until she was 11. Her mom was murdered by a gunman. Gaby felt she had lost everything. It's more trauma than most of her peers at San Rafael High school can ...
Posted on 9 May 2015 | 12:04 am
Guatemala Congress Launches Probe of VP Over
ABC NewsGuatemala Congress Launches Probe of VP Over Graft ScandalABC NewsGuatemala's congress formed a commission Thursday to investigate Vice President Roxana Baldetti in connection with a customs corruption scandal. By law, the five-lawmaker commission chosen by lottery has 60 days to make a recommendation on whether ...Guatemala business association joins calls for VP to quitYahoo NewsGuatemala court rules against vice president in customs scamReuters UKall 68 news articles »
Posted on 7 May 2015 | 1:36 pm
Guatemalan drug 'Queen of the South' jailed
BBC NewsGuatemalan drug 'Queen of the South' jailed in USBBC NewsA Guatemalan woman who ran one of the largest drug trafficking and money laundering rings in Central America has been sentenced in secret in the US. Marllory Chacon Rossell, who was called the Queen of the South by the Guatemalan press, surrendered ...
Posted on 5 May 2015 | 6:03 pm
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — In a story April 9 about the repatriation of the remains of a Guatemalan victim in a New York City explosion, The Associated Press erroneously reported the date of the explosion. It occurred on March 26, 2015, not March 23. The story also incorrectly described the blast as a gas explosion, rather than as an apparent gas explosion. The cause remains under investigation.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 3:28 pm
Body of New York blast victim arrives in
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) " The body of an immigrant who worked in a New York City building that collapsed in a gas explosion has been returned to Guatemala.The body of 26-year-old Moises Ismael Locon Yac arrived at the airport in Guatemala...
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 7:08 pm
B.C. mining company wants lawsuit by 7
Seven protesters hurt in a spray of rubber bullets outside a mine in Guatemala should not be allowed to sue the mine's Canadian parent company merely because it has an office in Vancouver, the firm's lawyer told B.C. Supreme Court. Tahoe Resources Inc. (TSX: THO) is seeking dismissal of the civil lawsuit launched by plaintiffs in the Central American country on the basis that Canadian courts don ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 4:01 pm
Old American Cars Bound For Guatemala Market
Old cars that have little resale value in the United States are being towed in caravans that begin in California, Arizona and Texas and end up in Guatemala.
Posted on 2 April 2015 | 9:26 am
Guatemala arrests gang suspect in
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — An alleged gang member suspected of ordering the recent killing of a young journalist has been arrested, President Otto Perez Molina said Friday.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 4:14 pm
CORRUPTION scandals are two-a-penny in Latin America. But few have inflicted as much damage on an incumbent government as in Guatemala. In May the vice-president quit, the heads of the central bank and social-security institute were arrested and three ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 1:53 pm
Ex-Guatemala Vice President's Properties
Authorities in Guatemala have raided properties linked to former Vice President Roxana Baldetti, who resigned amid a customs corruption scandal that implicated her former private secretary. Guatemala's Public Ministry says prosecutors and members of a U.N ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 1:18 pm
Apparel Production Inches Up in Central
GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala—This year’s Apparel Sourcing Show in Guatemala opened with more foreign flavors to its vendors and a political scandal swirling on the national front. For the first time ever, there was a pavilion of 15 textile manufacturers ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 12:00 pm
Belize and Guatemala To Start Implementation
A bilateral agreement with thirteen points, aimed at confidence-building between Belize and Guatemala, was signed onto on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 when a delegation of Foreign Affairs officials from Guatemala were on the Placencia peninsula for a high ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 11:52 am
Mexico vs. Guatemala Soccer 2015:
Mexico’s preparations for the 2015 Copa America begin in earnest on Saturday when El Tri takers on Guatemala in Chiapas. The match will be the first chance for Herrera to work with his chosen squad ahead of the South American championship, which gets ...
Posted on 28 May 2015 | 11:00 am
Guatemala: 4 dead, scores ill from food
Four people, including two children, died and 96 others were hospitalized Thursday for food poisoning in a town west of Guatemala's capital.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 9:22 am
Guatemala court upholds decision absolving
An appeals court has upheld a decision that absolved former President Alfonso Portillo of charges that he stole $15 million from Guatemala's Defense Department, bringing an end to the case.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 8:52 pm
Guatemala war trial puts past closer to
Guatemala's struggle to deal with the war crimes of the past, including bringing an aging former dictator and his officers to justice, is hitting the country's current leader.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 12:04 am
Guatemala strongman trial hears litany of
A former soldier implicated Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina in civil war atrocities on Thursday during the trial of former U.S.-backed military strongman Efrain Rios Montt, proceedings that have heard witnesses recount a litany of horrors.
Posted on 2 April 2013 | 2:47 pm
Magnitude-6.2 quake hits near Guatemala City
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City on Monday, but residents said they barely felt the temblor and authorities had no immediate reports of damages or deaths.
Posted on 25 March 2013 | 4:40 pm
Resolved Question: Travelers! Tell me about
I'm going to Guatemala in a couple months!
I've heard many positive but also negative things.
Tell me about your experience traveling here! I'm very interested in reading what you have to say! I will be staying with locals! Some good family friends have family there who we will be staying with. I just wanted to hear other peoples experiences.
Posted on 4 November 2011 | 1:00 am
Resolved Question: What is the climate like
im going to be there from the end of september to end of october.... what will be the best clothes to take? lol
Posted on 23 August 2011 | 10:26 am
Resolved Question: What is the history of
Posted on 5 October 2010 | 2:39 pm
Resolved Question: Please tell me things i
Can somebody please tell me things about Guatemala that is good to know about that country before moving there.
Also about honduras if you know about there.
Posted on 15 March 2010 | 1:40 pm
Resolved Question: Does anyone know anything
I will be going backpacking through Central America to South America with some friends next year. I always wanted to check out Guatemala. Does anyone have any tips? Is it a country worth while visiting? Is there a lot to see? How long would you need to spend in Guatemala to see the main things there are to see there?? Is it dangerous?? Any info would be great, Cheers Emelia
Posted on 15 February 2010 | 9:12 pm