Guatemala, officially the Republic of Guatemala, is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, Belize and the Caribbean to the northeast, Honduras to the east, El Salvador to the southeast and the Pacific Ocean to the south. With an estimated population of around 16.6 million, it is the most populated country in Central America. Guatemala is a representative democracy; its capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City.
Guatemala is no longer just a transit point for traffickers seeking to smuggle cocaine north towards the United States, authorities said on Thursday after security officials discovered several coca.. Reuters - Published
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticizes U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration deal agreed with..
Upward lightning shooting from the top of a mountain has been captured on camera by an amateur photographer. Alyssa Barrundia, a missionary living in Guatemala, captured the spectacle at Volcan de Agua..
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Donald Trump said Baltimore's homicide rate could be higher than Afghanistan's and those of the 'Northern Triangle' countries El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras during a rally in Ohio. Rough cut - no..
The plight of this mother and son who had traveled from their home country of Guatemala to the border city of Ciudad Juarez, only to be stopped mere feet from the United States, was captured by Reuters..
The Trump Administration's new policy aimed at squeezing the number of asylum seekers allowed into the U.S. is blocked by a federal judge. The new rule would require asylum-seekers to first seek safe..
Hundreds of Guatemalan soldiers were deployed on Monday to an area near the border with Honduras and Mexico, home to long-standing social conflicts, in a bid to improve security after three soldiers.. Reuters - Published
Guatemala's Congress voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to approve a temporary state of siege in six northeastern provinces, a measure designed to tighten security after several soldiers were killed by.. Reuters - Published
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele on Friday unveiled a new independent commission to tackle corruption, taking inspiration from a U.N.-backed body that toppled the previous president of neighboring.. Reuters - Published
Guatemala's government on Wednesday declared a state of siege in five northeastern provinces in an effort to regain control after three soldiers were killed by suspected drug traffickers, authorities.. Reuters - Published
Guatemalan police arrested former presidential candidate Sandra Torres at her home on Monday on charges of violating campaign finance rules, just hours before the departure of a U.N. anti-corruption.. Reuters - Published
Former Guatemalan presidential candidate Sandra Torres has been arrested on suspicion of violating campaign finance rules and for unlawful association, the attorney general's office said on Monday. Reuters - Published
In late August, U.N. officials, judges and civil society leaders met in Guatemala to say farewell to a U.N. commission that fought political corruption before its mandate was terminated by President.. Reuters - Published
Regional leaders on Friday called for "shock" investment in infrastructure in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to reduce the number of migrants flowing from the three economically fragile countries,.. Reuters - Published
In a bid to strengthen an asylum deal forged between Guatemala's outgoing president and the United States, a U.S. official offered on Monday to triple the number of temporary farmworker visas available.. Reuters - Published
A Guatemalan court on Monday acquitted a son and brother of outgoing President Jimmy Morales, after a corruption case that battered his popularity and sparked the leader's feud with a United.. Reuters - Published
"ICE Air" is flying people living in the U.S. illegally out of the country, as the Trump administration steps up deportation efforts. Washington Post immigration reporter Nick Miroff was aboard a.. CBS News - Published
Guatemala's incoming president Alejandro Giammattei said on Monday that the 'safe third country' concept regulating where migrants can apply for asylum must be ratified by the congresses of both.. Reuters - Published
Guatemala's incoming president Alejandro Giammattei has vowed to seek better terms for his country from an unpopular migration deal agreed with Washington last month, but any room for maneuver is seen.. Reuters - Published
Guatemala's next leader, Alejandro Giammattei, could not have asked for clearer endorsement of his skepticism toward President Donald Trump's proposed immigration deal than when a visiting U.S... Reuters - Published
Guatemala's next leader had lost one election after another until Sunday, during an eventful career that saw him train as a doctor, run the gamut of public sector jobs and take charge of prisons before.. Reuters - Published
Guatemalan conservative Alejandro Giammattei secured a crushing victory in a presidential election on Sunday, and promised to seek better terms for his country from an unpopular migration deal agreed.. Reuters - Published
Conservative Alejandro Giammattei swept aside his center-left rival in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, and now inherits an unpopular migration deal agreed under duress with the Trump.. Reuters - Published
Guatemala's Electoral Tribunal on Sunday declared conservative Alejandro Giammattei of the Vamos party winner of the presidential election over his center-left opponent, former first lady Sandra.. Reuters - Published
Guatemalan center-left candidate and former first lady Sandra Torres has conceded defeat to her conservative rival Alejandro Giammattei in the country's presidential election on Sunday, an official for.. Reuters - Published
Conservative Alejandro Giammattei appeared poised for a decisive victory in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, storming into a commanding lead over his center-left rival, former first lady.. Reuters - Published
Guatemalans on Sunday were voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country signed an unpopular deal with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under.. Reuters - Published
Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S... Reuters - Published
Guatemalans on Sunday vote in a second round run-off election for a new president who is likely to face a major challenge coping with a deal signed with Washington in July to turn the country into a.. Reuters - Published
Honduran Foreign Minister Lisandro Rosales said on Saturday that the Central American country had not received an official proposal from the United States to act as a safe third country after.. Reuters - Published
Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele is planning by early September to fulfill a campaign vow to launch an independent commission to investigate corruption, similar to a U.N.-backed body in Guatemala that.. Reuters - Published
The governments of Guatemala and Mexico said on Thursday that between them, almost 300 of their citizens had been detained in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi as part of sweeping U.S. immigration.. Reuters - Published
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi criticized U.S. treatment of migrants during a visit to Guatemala, and raised doubts about whether the Central American country could cope with a migration.. Reuters - Published
Conservative Alejandro Giammattei could make it fourth time lucky in Guatemala's presidential runoff on Sunday if misgivings about his opponent among urban voters outweigh her support in the Central.. Reuters - Published
State Department officials are irritated that the Department of Homeland Security is meddling in diplomacy and they question whether Guatemala is capable of accepting thousands of asylum seekers. NYTimes.com - Published
The U.S. homeland security chief said in Guatemala on Thursday that the United States is pursuing "similar agreements" with Honduras and El Salvador on migration in its drive to turn the region into a.. Reuters - Published
Guatemala's refugee agency meets only sporadically and operates on a bare-bones basis, adding to doubts about how the crime-wracked, impoverished Central American country will cope with a surge in.. Reuters - Published
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday Mexico had not and could not commit to a safe third-country agreement like the one Guatemala signed with the United States to stop a flow of.. Reuters - Published
Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro joins Margaret Brennan to discuss the president's tweet's targeting Rep. Elijah Cummings, and a "safe third country" asylum agreement the U.S. signed.. CBS News - Published
The two contenders to be Guatemala's next president questioned on Saturday the validity of a deal struck by the country's government with the United States that aims to curb the flow of migrants north.. Reuters - Published
"Our country cannot continue to impose the cost of what's happening on other countries, mainly Mexico and now apparently, we're trying to do it to Guatemala," Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii told CBS News CBS News - Published
On Friday President Trump signed what’s described as a “safe third country” agreement with Guatemala, which requires immigrants who pass through Guatemala on their way to the U.S., to seek asylum.. CBS News - Published
The White House announced Friday it had signed an agreement with Guatemala that would require any migrants who pass through that country to seek asylum there. If the law takes effect, migrants who are.. CBS News - Published