Next Guatemala president vows clean govt

2015-11-04 12:09

The TV comic elected Guatemala's next president amid widespread anger over corruption in the Central American country says he will bolster the investigative bodies that blew the lid on graft scandals.

Guatemala ends search for victims of slide that killed 280

2015-10-14 12:33

Guatemalan authorities have called off the search for victims buried under a massive landslide that killed at least 280 people near the Central American nation’s capital.

Guatemala mudslide-hit village destroyed

2015-10-06 22:04

Guatemala declares mudslide-hit neighbourhood uninhabitable, and has opened an investigation.

Guatemalan victim: We can't live here any more

2015-10-05 08:00

At least 131 people have been killed in mudslides that smashed into a village outside Guatemala City, officials say, three days after the disaster struck the Central American nation.

Diggers hunt survivors in buried Guatemala town

2015-10-03 21:43

Diggers ploughed into a huge mound of earth and rubble burying part of a Guatemalan town to search for any survivors of a massive landslide that killed at least 29 people.

Guatemala names interim vice president amid political crisis

2015-09-17 10:15

Guatemala's congress has named Juan Alfonso Fuentes Soria as vice president amid a political scandal that forced the president and vice president to resign and has both in jail facing corruption charges.

Guatemalan president charged with corruption

2015-09-03 22:03

Guatemalan President Otto Perez has appeared before court and heard corruption charges against him, hours after filing his resignation letter to Congress.

Guatemala leader ordered detained in graft probe

2015-09-03 11:21

A Guatemalan judge has issued an order to detain President Otto Perez Molina in a government corruption scandal that has thrown the country into turmoil.

2 journalists shot dead, third hurt in Guatemala

2015-03-11 09:09

Gunmen have shot dead two Guatemalan reporters and injured a third in the city of Mazatenango, authorities and media union officials say.

Tropical storm Boris to slam Mexico, Guatemala

2014-06-04 11:00

Tropical storm Boris has hit Mexico and Guatemala, bringing drenching rains to a region stricken just days earlier by deadly flooding and mudslides.


Guatemala elects comedian as president

2015-10-26 06:55

Comedian Jimmy Morales has jumped to a massive lead in Guatemala's presidential race, declaring victory after a campaign upended by a corruption scandal that felled the outgoing president.

Guatemala volcano roars back to life

2015-10-08 10:24

A volcano near the Guatemalan capital has roared back to life, spewing ash high into the air, disaster safety officials say.

Guatemala mudslide: Searchers find dead huddled together

2015-10-06 09:28

Beneath the mud and rock that engulfed the small Guatemalan town of Santa Catarina Pinula last week, search crews have found entire families who died huddled together after they were buried alive.

Little hope of survivors as 87 confirmed dead in Guatemalan mudslide

2015-10-04 18:05

At least 87 people have been confirmed dead in a mudslide on the outskirts of Guatemala City, with the numbers expected to increase as hundreds of people remain missing.

Guatemala mudslide: two dead, 200 missing

2015-10-02 19:22

At least two people have died and about 200 are missing after a massive mudslide in Guatemala buried homes in a town on the edge of the capital.

Guatemala comic to face former first lady in presidency run-off

2015-09-15 12:22

A Guatemalan comedian who led a first round of presidential elections this month will face off against a former first lady in a second round of voting in October.

Guatemalan leader accused of corruption resigns

2015-09-03 14:02

Guatemalan President Otto Perez says he is resigning after Congress stripped him of immunity over corruption allegations and a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Guatemala issues volcano warning

2015-07-01 22:01

Guatemalan authorities have issued a danger warning in response to intensifying activity in the country's Fuego Volcano.

Guatemalan boy left for better life, died alone

2014-07-02 22:37

A Guatemalan boy left his mountain village hoping for a better life in the US, but died alone in Texas.

Heavy rains kill 5 in Guatemala landslide

2014-06-03 09:36

Guatemalan authorities say heavy rains have killed at least five people and are urging residents to take precautions because showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue.

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