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Trump says US agency will begin removing millions of illegal immigrants

There are an estimated 12 million immigrants who are in the United States illegally, mainly from Mexico and Central America. Under a deal reached earlier this month, Mexico has agreed to take Central American immigrants seeking asylum in the United States until their cases are heard in US courts.

Jun 18, 2019, 11:13 AM IST

Guatemala drags India to WTO's dispute mechanism over sugar subsidies

Guatemala has sought consultations with India under the rules and procedures governing the settlement of disputes of the Geneva-based 164-member WTO.

Mar 26, 2019, 10:35 AM IST

Guatemala volcano explosion: Forensic experts confirm death toll now 109

Guatemala`s National Forensic Sciences Institute fears the death toll could rise even further

Jun 08, 2018, 06:26 AM IST

Death toll due to volcanic eruption in Guatemala rises to 99

The death toll from a highly active volcano that erupted near Guatemala's capital on Sunday rose to 99.

Jun 07, 2018, 06:58 AM IST

Death toll in Guatemala volcanic eruption reaches 65, families continue to search for victims

The death toll from a volcanic eruption in Guatemala rose to 65 on Monday as family members desperately searched for the missing in makeshift morgues and on streets blanketed with ash. 

Jun 06, 2018, 07:27 AM IST

FIFA lifts suspension on Guatemala City

FIFA lifted a suspension imposed on Guatemala 18 months ago over its failure to comply with anti-corruption rules.

Jun 01, 2018, 11:19 AM IST

Jerusalem embassy move a 'sovereign' decision: Guatemala

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced that he was ordering his country's embassy to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Dec 27, 2017, 07:20 AM IST

Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

Morales wrote to Guatemalans on his Facebook page Sunday that "one of the most important topics was the return of Guatemala's embassy to Jerusalem".

Dec 25, 2017, 22:10 PM IST

Jerusalem vote at UN: Know the countries which voted in US favour while the world united against it

The United States faced a major embarrassment on Thursday after the UN General Assembly adopted a motion rejecting its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 128 member nations voted against the US, 35 abstained from voting while only nine in favour of the US.

Dec 22, 2017, 10:40 AM IST

US judge to sentence first official in FIFA scandal

A 63-year-old former Guatemalan football official is expected Wednesday to become the first person sentenced by a US judge over the sweeping corruption scandal that rocked world soccer.

Oct 25, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

Guatemalan court rules in favour of U.N. anti-corruption unit chief

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations on Tuesday said it was "disturbed" by the decision of Guatemala`s president to expel the head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption unit investigating his campaign

Aug 30, 2017, 07:05 AM IST

Two dead after strong quake hits Guatemala

A strong 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit western Guatemala early on Wednesday, killing at least two people and causing power outages, as well as damage to some buildings, officials said.

Jun 14, 2017, 23:36 PM IST

Strong 6.9 magnitude quake hits Guatemala, no reports of deaths, injuries

An earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck early on Wednesday in southwestern Guatemala, near the border with Mexico.

Jun 14, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

19 children killed in Guatemala child shelter fire

At least 19 children were killed in a fire early on Wednesday at a children`s shelter in central Guatemala.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:04 AM IST

Guatemala President Jimmy Morales' brother, son held on suspicion of fraud

Guatemala on Wednesday arrested the brother and a son of the country`s president, who swept to victory with an anti-graft campaign, for their alleged involvement in corruption.

Jan 19, 2017, 09:59 AM IST

Thirteen killed in Guatemala prison riot: Authorities

Thirteen people were killed in a prison riot in Guatemala, among them the former soldier imprisoned for killing a Roman Catholic bishop almost two decades ago, authorities said late on Monday.

Jul 19, 2016, 06:57 AM IST

Ex-Guatemalan president and VP charged in corruption scheme

Guatemala's former president and vice president were formally charged in a sprawling corruption scheme

Jun 17, 2016, 04:06 AM IST

Guatemala arrests ex-cabinet ministers in public funds probe

Authorities in Guatemala say police have arrested two former cabinet ministers in connection with the alleged misuse of public funds.

Jun 12, 2016, 03:27 AM IST

Honduras gets anti-corruption commission

The Organization of American States on Monday established an ambitious new corruption-fighting commission in Honduras aimed at replicating the success of a similar, UN-backed body in Guatemala that brought down that country`s government.

Feb 23, 2016, 04:28 AM IST