Members of an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group have been forced out of a village in western Guatemala after disputes with indigenous residents over cultural and religious differences.
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.
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.
A bus plunged into a deep river canyon in northwest Guatemala on Monday and at least 34 people were killed, a rescue worker said.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Guatemala City, but residents said they barely felt the temblor and authorities had no immediate reports of damages or deaths.
The bodies of five people, including two women, were found Saturday inside a vehicle in Guatemala.
Guatemala is no longer just a conduit for illegal drugs, but a centre of production, Interior Minister Mauricio Lopez said.
A 1,300-year-old Mayan text discovered in Guatemala provides the second known reference to December 21, 2012, touted as the world`s end date.
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