Migrants living in the U.S. are sending more money home than ever before.
“It is impossible to even have a debate about abortion here,” said one observer.
Institutional peace bodies are being shut down in the Central American nation. The move is seen by victims as a retreat by the government on promises it made as part of peace accords that ended the civil war.
Luggage tickets on the cases containing cash worth $16 million had not been removed, and an arrest warrant has been issued for an official suspected of corruption.
The exodus was stopped by Guatemalan soldiers days after they left Honduras. The government said the caravan was a COVID-19 contagion risk.
Travel restrictions around COVID-19 across Latin America mean some of those who want to get back home have to do it illegally.
"Women will file a complaint of gender violence and the hearings will not happen until a year later. You can imagine the impact."
The development would include hotels, restaurants, and a miniature train to transport tourists along ancient Mayan highways.
Many Guatemalan migrants use their homes as collateral to pay smugglers. Unable to work, they're at risk of losing everything.
She fell more than 19 feet and landed on her back, according to authorities. She was 8 months pregnant.
“We don’t think he is negotiating this in the name of Guatemala. We think he is negotiating impunity for him and his family”
A group of Guatemalan women have come forward alleging they were sexually harassed and threatened with deportation at a company owned by the Aquilini family, who also own the Vancouver Canucks.