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A damning photo holds a Swiss-Russian mine accountable in Guatemala

2019-06-20 05:59

A group of fishermen from an indigenous community in Guatemala demanded to know more about the environmental impact of a ferronickel mine established on their ancestral land. One of them was killed, and a local reporter was criminalised for covering the story.

Volcanic eruption: 4000 forced to flee as red-hot rock, ash gush into the sky, cascades down

2018-11-19 22:16

About 4 000 residents have fled Guatemala's Volcano of Fire as red-hot rock and ash spewed into the sky and cascaded down the slopes toward an area devastated by a deadly eruption earlier this year.

Guatemala lawmakers propose jail for some political speech

2018-10-31 15:05

A group of Guatemalan lawmakers has introduced legislation that would punish with prison time certain kinds of speech criticizing elected officials and candidates

Tearful reunions for 9 separated kids back in Guatemala

2018-08-08 22:12

Nine child migrants who were taken from their parents at the US border have arrived home in Guatemala for tearful reunions.

WATCH: 200 missing as Guatemala volcano threatens new eruptions

2018-06-06 21:52

Explosions boomed from Guatemala's fearsome Fuego volcano, unleashing fresh torrents of molten mud and ash down slopes where officials said 75 people had been killed and 200 were still missing.

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WATCH: Volcano eruption claims more than 60 lives in Guatemala

The active Fuego volcano in Guatemala has claimed 69 lives since it erupted. While bodies are still being recovered, thousands have evacuated their homes to avoid super-hot mudslides. Watch.

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Guatemala volcano eruption kills dozens

2018-06-04 07:39

At least 25 people have been killed after Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country's disaster agency has said.

Guatemala FM defends Israel embassy move, says no reversal

2017-12-27 12:02

Guatemala's top diplomat is defending President Jimmy Morales' decision to move the Central American nation's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem amid international and domestic criticism.

Following Trump's lead, Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem

2017-12-25 13:00

Guatemala is to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, President Jimmy Morales has said, following US President Donald Trump's controversial lead on the holy city.

Guatemala court overrules leader's order expelling UN anti-graft official

2017-08-30 11:56

Guatemala's top court has scrapped a widely criticised order by President Jimmy Morales expelling a UN anti-corruption official who is investigating graft allegations against him.

 

Body of girl who died at US border returns to Guatemala

2018-12-24 19:00

The body of a 7-year-old girl who died while in custody of the US Border Patrol has arrived in her native Guatemala.

WATCH: Volcano of Fire erupts, spewing lava and ash into the air

2018-11-19 18:49

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupted for the fifth time this year, spewing lava and ash into the air.'

1 000 Honduran migrants break Guatemala police cordon

2018-10-29 13:25

More than a thousand Honduran migrants broke through a Guatemalan police cordon on the border with Mexico as they attempted to join a larger caravan of compatriots heading towards the United States, police and rights groups said.

WATCH: At Guatemala volcano, families left on own to keep searching

2018-06-09 09:14

Guatemala's government has again suspended the search for dead from the volcano disaster, leaving relatives and friends to keep digging with their hands or a few tools

Nearly 200 missing, 75 dead from Guatemala volcano

2018-06-06 12:17

Nearly 200 people are missing and at least 75 have been killed since Guatemala's Fuego volcano began erupting over the weekend, officials say.

Toll rises in Guatemala volcano as more bodies recovered

2018-06-05 08:24

Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least 69.

Bus crash kills 8, injures 15 in Guatemala

2018-01-25 11:12

Guatemalan volunteer firefighters say a bus has crashed into a ravine in the country's northwest near the border with Mexico, killing at least eight people and seriously injuring 15.

Palestine slams Guatemala's bid to move embassy to Jerusalem

2017-12-25 22:26

Guatemala's bid to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, has been described as a shameful and illegal act that goes against the wishes of church leaders in Jerusalem, the Palestinian foreign ministry says.

Rubbish floating in the Caribbean a problem

2017-11-24 18:24

Floating masses of garbage off some of the Caribbean's pristine beaches offer grim evidence of a vast and growing problem of plastic waste heedlessly dumped in the ocean.

Guatemala faces crisis after president turns on UN man

2017-08-28 10:55

Guatemala has faced a fresh political crisis as President Jimmy Morales tried to expel a UN official investigating him for suspected corruption, but was overruled by the courts.

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