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Resignation rumors of Guatemala’s Pérez Molina grow after fourth week of protests

A persistent drizzle turned into a downpour by the end of the afternoon but that didn’t dampen the spirits of the thousands of Guatemalans who took to the streets on Saturday to demand the resignation of President Otto Pérez Molina.

Arevalo Wins Big in Guatemala Presidential Election as Voters Reject Corruption, Old Order

Social democrat Bernardo Arevalo swept to victory in Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, with his anti-corruption message firing up weary voters. The 64-year-old sociologist is...

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...

Guatemala declares state of emergency over Delta Covid surge

Guatemala has declared a new state of emergency and will impose an overnight curfew from Sunday to contain a surge in Covid infections due...

Latin American leaders repressed protests in 2019, according to AI

Amnesty International recognized that Latin American governments had adopted aggressive positions regarding migrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

Guatemalan indigenous people march in support of Evo Morales

Protesters marched down one of Guatemala City's main streets to the US embassy, which was guarded by a large police presence.

After US signs immigration agreements with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, what comes next?

The United States has signed immigration agreements with Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.

Comedian Jimmy Morales takes office as Guatemala’s new president

Jimmy Morales, a former TV comic elected Guatemala's new president on a wave of public revulsion against widespread graft, took office Thursday in a ceremony attended by leaders from the Americas.

Guatemala swears in comedian Morales on Thursday

Comedian Jimmy Morales will become Guatemala's new president Thursday. The country's pressing problems -- poverty, corruption and violence -- aren't funny.

US VP Biden to attend swearing-in of new Guatemala leader

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is to visit Guatemala on January 14 to attend the swearing-in ceremony of comedian-turned-president Jimmy Morales.

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