Guatemala Asks US to Investigate Abuse of
teleSUR EnglishGuatemala Asks US to Investigate Abuse of Child MigrantsteleSUR EnglishThe Foreign Ministry also instructed U.S. officials to be more aware of issues of abuse and to inform Guatemalan officials when such cases arise, but also to provide the necessary support services for victims. It also encouraged victims to step forward ...
Posted on 27 January 2016 | 1:22 pm
Guatemala – IT sector grows as Guatemala
Guatemala – IT sector grows as Guatemala enters international marketsStaffing Industry AnalystsThe IT and digital sector in Guatemala grew 8% in 2015 compared to last year, according to Staffingamericalatina. According to Staffingamericalatina, Guatemala's progress is lead by advances in intellectual property protection and availability of ...
Posted on 27 January 2016 | 8:36 am
Seeking Justice for Guatemalan Slaughter -
Consortium NewsSeeking Justice for Guatemalan SlaughterConsortium NewsBrave prosecutors in Guatemala are trying to enforce accountability for government-sponsored rapes, tortures and murders in the 1980s, a time when President Reagan and his administration were complicit in the atrocities but remain respected U.S ...
Posted on 27 January 2016 | 8:28 am
Communications minister resigns in setback
Communications minister resigns in setback for Guatemala presidentStabroek NewsGUATEMALA CITY, (Reuters) – Guatemala's communications minister resigned on Monday after questions arose about her business dealings, the first setback for President Jimmy Morales, a former TV comedian who came to power promising zero tolerance ...
Posted on 26 January 2016 | 10:10 pm
New Year, New Administration, and New Trials
NACLANew Year, New Administration, and New Trials Against Former Guatemalan Military OfficialsNACLAGuatemalan soldiers participate in a training exercise (Wikimedia Commons) On January 6, 2016, the Guatemalan Public Ministry made an unprecedented announcement: they had arrested 18 high-ranking former military officials. The officials were charged ...
Posted on 26 January 2016 | 7:20 am
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