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Body of Guatemala teen sent home after failed attempt to enter US

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 00:35

The body of a 15-year-old who died while trying to migrate illegally into the United States was repatriated to Guatemala Friday, amid a raging US debate over how to stem a flood of similar cases.

Grenade attack injures 8 in Guatemala

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:46

At least eight people were injured by a grenade attack in Guatemala City blamed on local gangs.

Biden vows to tackle `unacceptable` child migrant surge

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 14:43

Vice President Joe Biden is demanding that Central American nations work with to halt the cascade of illegal child migrants from the region from reaching the southern US border.

Tropical storm Boris to slam Mexico, Guatemala

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 02:52

Tropical storm Boris bore down on Mexico and Guatemala, bringing drenching rains to a region stricken just days earlier by deadly flooding and a mudslides.

World`s most ancient woman could be 120-year-old Guatemalan

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 08:48

A Guatemalan woman who used to pick coffee and tend sheep -- and who will turn 121 in November -- could be the world`s oldest by far, a national newspaper reported Tuesday.

Guatemala `slipping back into impunity`: Amnesty

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 07:37

Guatemala is in danger of "slipping back into a state of impunity" a year after it annulled the genocide conviction against former president Efrain Rios Montt, Amnesty International warned Tuesday.

Indigenous Guatemalans rally against genocide-denial measure

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 03:01

Human rights advocates and victims of Guatemala`s civil war demonstrated Monday before Congress, protesting the adoption of a resolution stating that no genocide occurred during the 36-year conflict.

Guatemalan Catholics set sawdust carpet record

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 03:04

Guatemala City`s first record-breaking carpet last year was an initiative to invite Pope Francis to visit.

Police capture Mexican cartel boss in Guatemala

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 07:44

Guatemala City: A Guatemalan man suspected of being a boss of Mexico`s Zetas drug cartel was captured by police Monday in northern Guatemala, Government Minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla said.

9 killed in massacre in northern Guatemala

Last Updated: Sunday, February 09, 2014, 09:59

A military spokesperson says that nine members of a family, including a baby and a young girl, were shot to death in a remote part of northern Guatemala.

Paintings by Guatemalan master stolen from church

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 04:05

Six religious paintings by Guatemala`s most important 18th century painter, Tomas Merlo, have been stolen from a church in the city of Antigua, culture ministry officials said Friday.

Guatemala`s Vice President hit in face with flour

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 13:58

Guatemalan authorities have detained two women who threw flour on Vice president Roxana Baldetti`s face at the end of the president`s state of the nation speech.