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In about-face, Guatemala president calls for strict abortion law to be shelved

Guatemala's President Alejandro Giammattei on Thursday called on Congress to shelve a new law ramping up prison sentences for women who choose to have...

370 people evacuated due to volcano eruption in Guatemala

At least 370 people from two villages settled at the base of Fuego volcano, in southwestern Guatemala, have been evacuated on Monday after an...

Guatemala Hit by 6.2-magnitude Earthquake

A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck western Guatemala early Wednesday, the United States Geological Survey said, though no injuries had yet been reported. The epicenter of the...

State of emergency for Guatemalan town battling nickel mine

Guatemala has decreed a state of emergency in El Estor, an eastern town of mainly indigenous people in conflict with a Swiss-owned nickel mine...

What Are Some Foods Expats Miss Most?

Expats are a special breed. But sometimes, longings for food from back home are too hard to ignore.

Critical activist of President Giammattei assassinated in Guatemala

Guatemalan activist Frank Stalyn Ramazzini, a critic of the government of President Alejandro Giammattei, was shot to death in an armed attack in which...

Central American officials blacklisted by U.S. as part of corruption crackdown

Central American presidential aides, top judges and former presidents were put on a U.S. State Department list on Thursday that names individuals the U.S....

Central America hopes to resume climate agenda with Biden, Costa Rica’s Foreign Minister says

Central American countries hope to resume environmental talks in their relations with the United States when Joe Biden takes office, says Costa Rican Foreign Minister Rodolfo Solano.

Central America asks for help to rebuild in the face of devastating hurricanes

Central American presidents on Monday appealed to the financial community and international organizations for resources to support the reconstruction of their respective countries.

Guatemala asks for international help due to damages caused by Hurricane Eta

Guatemala on Wednesday made an international call for assistance to recover from the damage caused by the passage of cyclone Eta.
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