The migrant caravan which is on it’s way to the United States has to pass through Guatemala and Mexico first in order to reach the US.
Thousands of Hondurans, who have set off for the US, seek to escape the deepening crisis within the country, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the devastation caused by the Eta and Iota hurricanes in November 2020
Guatemalans are not only demanding the president Alejandro Giammattei and his cabinet’s resignation, but also the establishment of a Plurinational state
Why were hundreds of thousands of Guatemalans on the streets over the past weeks? What is the pact of the corrupt in the country? We take a look
What brought over 500,000 people to the streets in Guatemala on Saturday, and why are people not leaving the streets after the controversial budget was suspended?
The Guatemalan national police brutally repressed a peaceful demonstration, on November 21, against corruption and president Alejandro Giammattei
Domingo Choc, an herbalist and spiritual guide of the Maya Q’eqchi’ Indigenous community, was burned alive by a group of people, who accused him of practicing witchcraft
He has been accused of defamation, slander and injury by the son of an army general from the era of the military dictatorship
Daniel Pascual, who is appearing as a defendant in a defamation case on Tuesday, has faced constant attacks because of his work to defend human rights and Indigenous and peasant communities in Guatemala
With only 42% participation of the electorate, Giammattei pulled ahead of former first-lady Sandra Torres in the second round of presidential elections in Guatemala
The strike was carried out to denounce the electoral fraud committed in the first round of general elections and to reject the immigration agreement signed by the national government with the US
After two weeks of delay due to several reports of electoral irregularities and their subsequent investigation, the Guatemalan electoral court confirmed the run-off between Sandra Torres and Alejandro Giammattei