Guatemala’s Interior Minister Enrique Degenhart says the government is considering declaring a state of seige in Solola after centuries' old land, water dispute erupts again.Full Story
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling limits the rights of Central American children and puts them at further risk.Full Story
Despite having lived more than 44 states of exception over the last two decades, Guatemala is about to be declared a "safe territory" for asylum seekers.
The state of siege law gives the military new powers to arrest and interrogate suspects and prohibits organized protests in the targeted areas.
The charges stem from a case started by the now gone International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG).
The U.N.-sponsored body presented its last activity in the form of a report called "Guatemala: a captured State.”
The CICIG will end its work and leave the Central American nation next Sept. 3, after outgoing President Jimmy Morales decided not to renew its mandate.
In January, the far-right Guatemalan president decided to end the agreement that allowed its presence in this central American country.
Samuel Morales, the president’s older brother, and political adviser, and Jose Manuel Morales, the president’s eldest son, were accused of defrauding the land registry of US$12,000 in 2013.
Newly elected Guatemalan president isn't sold on the 'Safe Third Country' accord signed by Jimmy Morales, but the White House is insisting he agrees.
A Pew Center study found that there is a broad public support for path to legal status for undocumented immigrants.