Guatemala Sends 3,000 Soldiers to Its Border with Belize
The rise in tension comes after the Belizean security forces killed a 13-year-old Guatemalan boy. The OAS has urged both countries to seek a peaceful solution.
A Landmark Trial Seeks Justice for Victims of Sexual Violence From Guatemala's Civil War
The trial of two former soldiers is based on the testimony of indigenous women who say they were forced to visit a military base in “shifts” where they cooked, cleaned, and were regularly gang raped.
Former Comedian Wins Guatemala's Presidential Election
Jimmy Morales wins by a huge margin after running as an anti-corruption crusader, though some question whether he is really the political outsider he claims to be.
A Comedian is Probably Going to Become Guatemala's Next President
Candidate Jimmy Morales is a former TV comedian with little political experience and a manifesto that runs just six pages, but polls show he'll likely win the election as the country recovers from recent corruption scandal.
Comedian Leading Guatemalan Presidential Race Accused of Being Front for the Military
Jimmy Morales has become the runaway favourite to win elections on October 25 thanks to his image as a political outsider, but critics say his party is steeped in Guatemala's military past.