Thursday, June 20, 2013
Guatemala extradites ex-president to US
Guatemala has extradited its former president Alfonso Portillo to the US where he will face charges ...
Guatemala`s ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt gets 80 years in jail
Guatemala`s former strongman Efrain Rios Montt was convicted Friday of genocide and crimes against h...
Guatemala`s ex-dictator gets 80 years in jail
Guatemala`s former strongman Efrain Rios Montt was convicted on Friday of genocide and crimes agains...
Magnitude-6.2 quake hits near Guatemala City
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City, but residents said they barely felt the tembl...
Journalist gunned down in Guatemala
A journalist with Nuestro Diario newspaper was fatally shot in the eastern Guatemalan province of Ju...
Guatemala temple preparing for end of the world
At an eighth century temple deep inside the Guatemalan jungle, people who are convinced that the wor...
Anti-virus software developer John McAfee arrives in US
US software guru John McAfee fled to Guatemala last week from neighbouring Belize where authorities ...
Anti-virus pioneer John McAfee expresses desire of returning to US
He said that he has filed legal motions with the Guatemalan government to avoid extradition to Beliz...
John McAfee arrested in Guatemala for illegal entry
Maker of world famous anti-virus software McAfee, John McAfee was arrested by Guatemalan police for ...
John McAfee seeks political asylum in Guatemala
McAfee spoke to an international news agency in a restaurant near a high-end hotel where he is stayi...
Five bodies found in vehicle in Guatemala
The bodies of five people, including two women, were found Saturday inside a vehicle in Guatemala.
Guatemala lowers death toll from earthquake to 42
Authorities in Guatemala have lowered the death toll from last week`s 7.4-magnitude earthquake to 42...
Quake hits offshore Guatemala
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake jolted offshore Guatemala Monday.
Guatemala earthquake: 52 killed, 1.2 million affected
At least 52 people have been killed, 22 missing and 1.2 million others affected by the 7.4-magnitude...
Powerful earthquake hits Guatemala, killing at least 48
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake has rocked Guatemala, killing at least 48 people in two provinces.
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake hits off Guatemala
An earthquake measuring 7.5 on the Richter scale jolted offshore Guatemala, according to the US Geol...
Britain `invaded 90 percent` of world`s countries: study
Britain, which held sway over India for around 200 years, has invaded almost 90 per cent of the worl...
Woman, her three children shot dead in Guatemala
Leticia Villeda, 50, son Henser and daughter Sandra - both in their early 20s - died on the spot.
Rage erupts in Guatemala after 6 protesters shot
The six victims were buried Friday afternoon in Totonicapan, where thousands gathered to watch their...
Guatemala: Maya queen’s tomb likely found
The discovery of a tomb that experts believe might be that of a great Maya queen could redefine the ...
Tomb of Mayan queen found in Guatemala
The tomb of a powerful seventh-century Maya queen was discovered at the El Peru-Waka site in the nor...
Woman, 2 daughters found dismembered in Guatemala
The dismembered bodies of a woman and her two teenage daughters were found in southeastern Guatemala...
It`s official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country
Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a centre of production, Interior Minist...
Dismissal of suit on disease experiments appealed
Guatemalans who had been subjected to sexually transmitted diseases by US researchers in the 1940s h...
`Mayan text on world`s end is about political history`
A 1,300-year-old Mayan text discovered in Guatemala provides the second known reference to December ...
World not ending in 2012: Mayan Calendar
Archaeologists announced the discovery of the oldest Mayan calendar to date, a ninth-century artifac...
Guatemala jails ex-soldier for 6,060 years
A Guatemalan court sentenced a former special forces soldier to 6060 years in prison for role in a 1...
Guatemala: Ex dictator to face genocide charges
It`s the first time a Latin American court has charged former president with genocide.
Guatemala leader takes office pledging `iron fist`
General Otto Perez Molina has urged the US and Mexico to help him fight a wave of drug trafficking a...
Ex-general wins Guatemala Presidential Election
The right-winged Otto Perez` win came after leftist President Alvaro Colom failed to contain violent...
Heavy rains kill at least 66 in Central America
Six days of heavy rains caused landslides, floods and bridge failures throughout Central America.
Guatemalans go to polls to elect president
Guatemalans go to the polls on Sunday in a Presidential Election that may bring to power a retired m...
`Unethical US research killed 83 in Guatemala`
Medical experiments performed by US doctors to infect more than 1,000 Guatemalans with syphilis and ...
Divorced first lady still can`t run for president
A law in Guatemala prevents a chief executive`s family members from seeking office of president.
Guatemala court blocks first lady presidential bid
The Constitution prohibits spouse and other relatives of outgoing president to run for presidency.
Jamaica top Gold Cup group, Guatemala advance
Jamaica finished the first round of the Gold Cup on top of Group B after a 1-0 victory over Honduras...
Guatemala declares `state of siege` after massacre
Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom has declared a "state of siege" in the Peten region alon...
Mexican drug gang suspected in Guatemala massacre
The authorities have blamed Mexico`s brutal Zetas drug gang for the brutal killings in Guatemala.
At least 27 killed in attack on Guatemala farm: Police
Police say the killings could be linked to drug gangs operating in the area.
Guatemalan judge approves first lady`s divorce
Guatemalan Constitution prohibits Prez`s close relatives from seeking post.
Guatemalans demand release of accused drug lord
Juan Alberto Ortiz Lopez is wanted in Florida on cocaine trafficking charges.
US captures major Guatemalan drug trafficker
US pitches in to help curb drug cartels` expanding reach in Central America.
Guatemala`s first lady divorces "for her country"
A law in Guatemala blocks the president`s relatives from running for office.
Guatemalan first lady to divorce for presidential bid
Guatemala’s constitution bans relatives of Prez from running for presidency.
UN finds irregularities in Guatemalan adoptions
Guatemalan government has made many efforts to prevent fraudulent adoptions.
US President orders review after Guatemala STD study
Barack Obama has ordered a review of human protection in medical research.
Obama apologises to Guatemala for US human experiments
A US-led study in 1940s infected 700 Guatemalans with gonorrhoea or syphilis.
US infected mentally ill in Guatemala with syphilis, gonorrhea
US apologized for funding a 1940s study in which Guatemalans were deliberately infected with syphili...
Guatemalan ex-soldiers on trial in landmark war case
The ex-soldiers will go on trial for 1982 massacre of more than 250 people.
Death toll rises to 45 in Guatemala mudslides
The deaths raised the 45 from mudslides in Guatemala as torrential rains pounded the country.
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