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  • 21/10/2011 | World

    Pakistan, Morocco, Togo, Guatemala elected to UN council

    Pakistan, Morocco, Togo and Guatemala were elected to the 15-nation UN Security Council for 2012 and 2013, and Islamabad's envoy said he looked forward to working with fellow council member India.

  • 20/08/2014 | Latin America

    Top Guatemalan general killed in air crash near Mexico border

    A top Guatemalan general and four other officers were killed when the helicopter they were in crashed near the country's northern border with Mexico, Guatemala's government said.

  • 03/09/2015 | Latin America

    Guatemala's president quits, faces charges in graft scandal

    Guatemala's Otto Pérez has resigned his presidency and turned himself in to a court  to face charges in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and plunged the country into chaos days before a presidential election.

  • 24/05/2013 | Latin America

    Guatemalan ex-president extradited to US on money laundering charges

    Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo was extradited today to the United States to face money laundering charges, the US embassy in Guatemala said.

  • 09/09/2013 | Latin America

    Guatemalan bus plunges off cliff, killing at least 43

    At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured when a bus went off a cliff on a hairpin bend in rural Guatemala, tumbling some 200 meters (660 feet) into a river at the bottom of a ravine, officials said.

  • 07/07/2014 | Latin America

    Powerful quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, 5 people reported dead

    A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico today, killing at least five people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

  • 11/11/2012 | Latin America

    New earthquake shakes Guatemala's Pacific coast, one injured

    A second strong earthquake in less than a week struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala today, injuring one person, but there were no immediate reports of major damage.

  • 10/05/2013 | Latin America

    Former Guatemala dictator Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

    A Guatemalan court on Friday found former dictator Efrain Rios Montt guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity during the bloodiest phase of a 36-year civil war.

  • 20/05/2013 | Latin America

    Guatemala court overturns Rios Montt genocide conviction

    Guatemala's constitutional court overturned a genocide conviction against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, throwing out all proceedings in his case since a dispute broke out last month over who should hear it.

  • 25/10/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala finds grave of king who ushered in Mayan rule

    Archaeologists in Guatemala have discovered the grave of an ancient king credited with laying the foundations for the Mayan civilization more than two thousand years ago, experts said on Thursday.

  • 07/11/2012 | Latin America

    Strong earthquake off Guatemala kills at least 48

    A strong earthquake off the coast of Guatemala killed at least 48 people and trapped others under rubble today, crushing homes and cars, destroying roads and forcing evacuations as far away as Mexico City.

  • 08/11/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala scours for quake survivors, death toll expected to rise

    Rescue workers today carted out dead bodies found under rubble in the aftermath of Guatemala's most powerful earthquake in decades, while others cleared wrecked cars and collapsed buildings as they searched for survivors.

  • 13/09/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala volcano erupts, thousands being evacuated

    Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted, spewing smoke and ash 2 miles (3 kilometers) into the sky and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people as lava oozed down its slopes, local emergency services said.

  • 14/09/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala volcano dies down, evacuees return home

    Hundreds of Guatemalans forced to flee when the Fuego volcano spewed ash more than three kilometers high started to return home as it simmered down, emergency officials said.

  • 03/10/2012 | Latin America

    Warrior queen's tomb in Guatemala gives up Mayan secrets

    Archaeologists in Guatemala have discovered the tomb of an ancient Mayan warrior queen packed with jade jewels and other artifacts that shed light on the long-vanished civilization, experts said.

  • 01/05/2012 | Latin America

    Mexico shaken by several quakes

    Several earthquakes rattled Mexico, but there were no reports of injuries or damage as the country celebrated a national holiday.

  • 24/05/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemalan ex-attorney general arrested

    Guatemalan police arrested a former attorney general on Thursday on charges that include money laundering.

  • 12/09/2012 | Latin America

    Costa Rican to be tried in murder of singer Facundo Cabral

    A Guatemalan judge ordered an alleged Costa Rican drug trafficker to stand trial for the murder of Argentine singer and composer Facundo Cabral.

  • 07/11/2011 | Latin America

    Retired general wins Guatemala election

    A retired right-wing general promising a crackdown on violent crime won Guatemala's presidential yesterday’s election and will be the first military man to take power since democracy was restored in 1986.

  • 25/11/2011 | Latin America

    Special forces man named Guatemala defence minister

    Guatemala's president-elect, Otto Perez, underlined his determination to get tough on violent crime by picking a senior officer of the feared special forces to be defence minister.

  • 13/01/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala congressman killed as inauguration nears

    A Guatemalan congressman was shot dead in his car within blocks of the legislative assembly today, one day before a new president and new body of lawmakers take power.

  • 12/09/2011 | Latin America

    Guatemala faces run-off with retired general favored

    A right-wing retired general promising a crackdown on rampant crime led Guatemala's Sunday presidential election, although he fell short of the votes needed to avoid a run-off in November.

  • 19/09/2011 | Latin America

    Earthquake in Guatemala kills one in landslide

    Three earthquakes struck southern Guatemala within 90 minutes, shaking buildings in the capital city and killing one person in a landslide.

  • 06/11/2011 | Latin America

    Retired general takes lead in Guatemala election

    A retired right-wing general promising to stamp out spiraling crime took an early lead in Guatemala's presidential election that he was favored to win.

  • 12/07/2011 | Latin America

    Singer Facundo Cabral remains return to Argentina

    The remains of singer Facundo Cabral, who was shot dead in Guatemala City last Saturday, arrived to the Metropolitan Jorge B. Newbery Airport. Cabral's funeral took place at the Ateneo Theatre (Paraguay 918) starting at 11am until 10pm. After last homage to the late troubadour, he will be buried at the Chacarita cemetery. 

  • 12/07/2011 | Latin America

    Two suspects arrested over Facundo Cabral’s death in Guatemala, local newspaper reports

    Guatemalan newspaper Prensa Libre informed today two men possibly implicated with Argentine singer Facundo Cabral’s driveby shooting were arrested today south of the Metropolitan area in Guatemala city. According to the diary, the information was given by the Guatemalan Commission against Impunity (Cicig), a prosecution supporter.

  • 11/09/2011 | Latin America

    Crime fears color Guatemala's presidential vote

    Guatemalans anxious for relief from out-of-control crime voted for a new president with the leading candidates promising to crack down on gangs and drug cartels terrorizing the country.

  • 01/06/2011 | Latin America

    Former civil war general leads Guatemala election poll

    A former army general calling for a crackdown on drug gangs and crime in Guatemala is favored to win the country's first-round vote for president in September, a new poll showed.

  • 09/07/2011 | Latin America

    Colom expresses consternation over Cabral’s death to CKF

    Alvaro Colom, Guatemala’s president, called his Argentinean counterpart Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner to express his sentiments over the assassination of La Plata native singer, Facundo Cabral, ambushed this morning at Guatemala City.

  • 09/07/2011 | Latin America

    Latin America mourns Cabral’s death

    Recovering from a surgery to remove a cancer tumor, Venezuela president Hugo Chávez expressed his condolences over the murder of Argentine singer Facundo Cabral in Guatemala city.

  • 24/03/2011 | Latin America

    Guatemala's first lady divorces 'for her country'

    Most loving couples hope their marriage will last "until death us do part". But for Guatemala's first lady, politics got there first.

  • 15/05/2011 | Latin America

    27 killed in Guatemala massacre near Mexico border

    At least 27 people were killed this weekend in a Guatemalan village near the border with Mexico in one of the worst mass killings in a generation, local police sai

  • 17/05/2011 | Latin America

    Guatemala cracks down after massacre of farmers

     Guatemalan troops and police raided several locations in the north of the Central American country a day after the government suspended constitutional guarantees for 30 days following the weekend massacre of 27 farmers.

  • 17/10/2012 | Sports

    Dempsey double secures World Cup progress for US

    Clint Dempsey scored twice as the United States booked their place in the final qualifying round for the 2014 World Cup finals with a convincing 3-1 win over Guatemala in Kansas City.

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