Guatemala's Former President Detained After
TIMEGuatemala's Former President Detained After New President is Sworn InTIME(GUATEMALA CITY) — Guatemala's newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto ...Court orders Guatemala ex-leader jailed89.3 KPCCGuatemala's most powerful man just got arrested hours after resigning as presidentBusiness InsiderWho Is Alejandro Maldonado? Guatemala Has New Temporary President After Otto ...International Business Timesall 293 news articles »
Posted on 3 September 2015 | 5:40 pm
Guatemala Judge Orders Former President Otto
Guatemala Judge Orders Former President Otto Perez Molina Detained for HearingABC NewsGuatemala Judge Orders Former President Otto Perez Molina Detained for Hearing. GUATEMALA CITY — Sep 3, 2015, 6:32 PM ET. Associated Press. Guatemala judge orders former President Otto Perez Molina detained for hearing. Join the Discussion ...
Posted on 3 September 2015 | 3:33 pm
Upheaval in Guatemala - Miami Herald
Miami HeraldUpheaval in GuatemalaMiami HeraldOf all the countries on the mainland of the Americas with a history of chronic bad government and violent repression that stifle democracy, none has a longer track record than Guatemala. That makes it an unlikely stage for the political upheaval that ...
Posted on 3 September 2015 | 3:05 pm
Guatemalan president resigns amid corruption
USA TODAYGuatemalan president resigns amid corruption probe, vice president sworn inUSA TODAYGuatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigned in the face of a growing corruption scandal after months of public protests and appeared in court Thursday to hear charges against him. Perez Molina, 64, became the first Guatemalan president to step down ...Guatemala's crisis, explained: why the president just resignedVoxThe Latest: Guatemala Ex-Leader Escorted to JailNew York TimesGuatemala Swears In New Leader As Ex-President Is Ordered to JailWall Street JournalCNNall 820 news articles »
Posted on 3 September 2015 | 1:56 pm
New Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado
New Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado Sworn in Amid Fraud Scandal ...ABC NewsNew Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado Sworn in Amid Fraud Scandal, Political Crisis. GUATEMALA CITY — Sep 3, 2015, 4:32 PM ET. Associated Press. New Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado sworn in amid fraud scandal, political crisis.
Posted on 3 September 2015 | 1:35 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
Guatemala: President Is Urged to Resign
Pressure grew Thursday on President Otto Pérez Molina to resign as thousands of protesters marched in the capital and the attorney general’s office urged him to step down to avoid destabilizing the nation. The government comptrollers’ office also ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:42 am
National strike in Guatemala demands
Democracy Now did a great interview today with journalist Allan Nairn, on the unprecedented protests taking place today in Guatemala. To follow today's historic national strike as it unfolds, follow the hashtags #JusticiaYa #RenunciaYa on ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:11 am
Urging end to ‘delaying' tactics, UN
27 August 2015 – United Nations experts on genocide prevention and transitional justice today called on Guatemalan judicial authorities to “prevent any further attempt at interference, obstruction of justice or manipulation of the law,” when the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 8:49 am
Ixcanul (Volcano)’ Chosen as Guatemala’s
MADRID—It’s official: For the first time ever, Guatemala is submitting a film to the foreign language category of the Oscars: and one of the most talked-up first features this year from Latin America at that: Jayro Bustamante’s feature debut ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:31 am
Will Guatemala President Otto Perez Molina
Thousands of students, teachers, farmers, business owners and other citizens in Guatemala are staging massive marches and a national strike Thursday to call for President Otto Perez Molina’s resignation as he grows increasingly politically isolated.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:32 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