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Guatemalan Attorney General: Cartels Have Infiltrated the Justice System

Guatemalan Attorney General: Cartels Have Infiltrated the Justice System

Drug cartels and other criminal organizations have infiltrated the Guatemalan justice system, Attorney General Claudia Paz said in comments published Wednesday by capital daily Siglo 21. continue reading »

Customs Officers Discover 2 Lbs of Cocaine in Stew at Dulles Airport

Customs Officers Discover 2 Lbs of Cocaine in Stew at Dulles Airport

While inspecting a Guatemalan man’s luggage Saturday Customs and Border Protection officers discovered cocaine concealed inside the double walls of two jars filled with stew. continue reading »

Foreign Missionaries Kidnapped in Guatemala Finally Rescued

Foreign Missionaries Kidnapped in Guatemala Finally Rescued

Two foreign missionaries kidnapped in southern Guatemala were rescued Friday in an operation that resulted in the arrest of three suspects, authorities said. continue reading »

Pacific Rubiales Reaches Daily Production Goal of 280,000 Barrels in Colombia

Pacific Rubiales Reaches Daily Production Goal of 280,000 Barrels in Colombia

Canadian oil company Pacific Rubiales Energy said Wednesday it has reached its 2012 production target of 280,000-285,000 barrels of crude per day in Colombia despite licensing delays. continue reading »

NASA on the “Mayan Apocalypse”: Not Real, Not Going to Happen

NASA on the “Mayan Apocalypse”: Not Real, Not Going to Happen

Dec. 21, 2012, won't be the end of the world as we know, however, it will be another winter solstice. Contrary to some of the common beliefs out there, the claims behind the end of the world quickly unravel when pinned down to the 2012 timeline. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Guatemala Releases John McAfee, Returning to U.S.

JUST IN:  Guatemala Releases John McAfee, Returning to U.S.

Software guru John McAfee has been released by the Guatemalan government after they refused to grant him asylum. McAfee is said to be returning to the U.S. continue reading »

Guatemala Experiences Severe Drop in Temperature, 2 Dead Thus Far

Guatemala Experiences Severe Drop in Temperature, 2 Dead Thus Far

A sharp drop in temperatures has caused two deaths in the western Guatemalan province of Quetzaltenango, first responders said Monday. continue reading »

McAfee Hosts Q & A Live Stream from Guatemalan Jail (VIDEO)

McAfee Hosts Q & A Live Stream from Guatemalan Jail (VIDEO)

Software company founder John McAfee held a live stream Q & A this weekend following the Guatemalan government’s refusal to grant him asylum. On Sunday, continue reading »

Software Entrepreneur John McAfee Hospitalized after Arrest in Guatemala

Software Entrepreneur John McAfee Hospitalized after Arrest in Guatemala

U.S. software guru John McAfee was hospitalized here Thursday after complaining of chest pains as Guatemalan authorities prepared to deport him to neighboring Belize, where police want to question him in connection with a murder. continue reading »

Software Creator McAfee Requests Political Asylum in Guatemala

Software Creator McAfee Requests Political Asylum in Guatemala

U.S. software tycoon John McAfee on Wednesday, via his attorney, presented a formal asylum request to Guatemala arguing that he is being "politically persecuted" by the government of Belize, the country where he settled in 2008. continue reading »

Software Billionaire McAfee Looks to Guatemala for Political Exile

Software Billionaire McAfee Looks to Guatemala for Political Exile

The millionaire creator of the McAfee antivirus, John McAfee, is "safe and sound" in Guatemala, a country where he will seek political exile because he considers himself "persecuted by the Belize government," his attorney told Efe Tuesday. continue reading »

Guatemala Says Los Zetas Responsible for Massacre

Guatemala Says Los Zetas Responsible for Massacre

The killing of seven men at a medical complex in this capital was the work of drug-cartel enforcers, Guatemala's interior minister said Friday. continue reading »

Inmates Stand Down After Taking 8 Prison Guards Hostage in Guatemala

Inmates Stand Down After Taking 8 Prison Guards Hostage in Guatemala

Inmates at a maximum-security prison outside this capital who took eight guards hostage ended their rebellion on Tuesday and freed the last of the captives, Guatemala's interior minister said. "The five guards were liberated after several hours of dialogue and without the use of force," Mauricio Lopez told reporters. continue reading »

Earthquake Death Toll Climbs After Additional Bodies Discovered in Guatemala

Earthquake Death Toll Climbs After Additional Bodies Discovered in Guatemala

Guatemalan emergency agencies recovered two bodies that had been buried in rubble since the powerful earthquake that struck the country last week, bringing the official death toll from the disaster to 44, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Earthquake Death Toll in Guatemala Rises to 52, Many Still Missing

Earthquake Death Toll in Guatemala Rises to 52, Many Still Missing

The number of confirmed deaths from the magnitude-7.4 earthquake that jolted Guatemala stands at 52 and another 22 people remain missing, officials said Thursday. continue reading »