New Charges: Guatemala's Imprisoned Ex-President Allegedly Received Millions in Bribes
Otto Perez Molina resigned from the presidency in September because of a massive customs scam. He is now back in court accused of dirty deals behind a major construction project involving a Spanish firm.
Guatemala Opens Corruption Probe Into Ex-Vice President's 'Magic Solution' for Pollution
Roxana Baldetti promised to solve the long-standing pollution problems of Lake Amatitlán with a mysterious chemical purchased for millions of dollars that turned out to be seawater.
International Women's Day 2016
Life as a Female Rapper in Guatemala, One of the Most Dangerous Places on Earth to be a Woman
Rebeca Lane is trying to make socially-conscious hip-hop in a country where femicide is part of daily life, and there are 56,000 reports of violence against women per year.
Activists Hail Landmark Ruling on Sexual Slavery in Guatemala’s Civil War
The case is one of the first anywhere in the world to focus on the use of sexual violence in war, and is centered on 15 indigenous women who were kept as sexual slaves by soldiers who had earlier disappeared their husbands and destroyed their community.