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Guatemala, Mexico Partner to Combat Poverty Along Border

Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina and Mexican counterpart Enrique Peña Nieto said they would launch joint actions "in the short term" to combat hunger in the border region and spur development for its more than five million inhabitants. continue reading »

State of Siege Imposed on Eastern Guatemala

President Otto Perez Molina imposed a state of siege on four municipalities in the eastern part of the country following the abduction of 23 police officers and the killing of another cop, the Guatemalan government said Thursday. continue reading »

Guatemala’s Mayan-Inspired Time Capsule to Open in 2065

Taking a page book out of the Mayan's Guatemala has launched a time capsule that will not be opened until 52 years from now. The marble time capsule will contain messages from leading thinkers in Guatemala to describe society today. continue reading »

Guatemalan Reporter Denounces Threat from Bishop’s Killer

A retired army captain serving 20 years in prison for the 1998 assassination of a Catholic bishop is trying to intimidate the reporter who wrote about the convict's apparent ties to President Otto Perez Molina, Guatemala's El Periodico newspaper said Friday. continue reading »

Anonymous Take on Government Websites in Guatemala

The hacker-activist group Anonymous claimed responsibility for attacks this week on the Web sites of Guatemala's executive and legislative branches. continue reading »

Opposition Calls For Justice Against Government’s Role in Protesters’ Deaths

A Guatemalan opposition party filed a formal criminal complaint Tuesday against President Otto Perez Molina and other top officials for the deaths of eight protesters at the hands of the army. continue reading »

Early Lead for Ex-General in Guatemala Presidential Election, Issue of Security on Everyone’s Mind

Guatemalans apparently voted their sense of national insecurity due to narco traffickers and violent gangs when they went to the polls this weekend to elect a new President. continue reading »