Alejandro Giammattei
Outrage in Guatemala following arrest of journalist José Rubén Zamora Marroquín

Human rights organizations, journalist associations, and social movements have condemned Zamora’s arrest as political persecution for revealing several corruption cases and fraudulent businesses of the Alejandro Giammattei government

The nations of Latin America and the Caribbean unite in boycott of Biden’s Summit of the Americas

Leaders of over a dozen countries in the region have condemned the exclusion of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela from the Summit

Palestinians stage protests, Guatemala’s president objects to family bill and other stories

Today we look at protests by Palestinians against illegal demolitions by Israel, the Protection of Life and Family law in Guatemala, and more

US Congress approves $1B for Israel’s Iron Dome in govt. spending bill and other stories

Today we look at the military aid to Israel approved by the US Congress, the targeting of Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar with Pegasus, and more

State of siege in Guatemala is a threat to human rights

The government has decreed military control for 30 days in the El Estor municipality in response to protests against a mining project in the territory of the Mayan Q’eqchi’ community.

Retired military officers storm Guatemalan Congress, set fire to vehicles

A protest-turned-riot by hundreds of retired military officers left at least 10 security officials and four journalists injured, besides other damages. The violence and illegal seizure of the parliament received condemnation by legislators of all political spectrum

Protestors demand resignation of Guatemalan President Giammattei and other stories

Today we look at anti-government protests in Guatemala, the strike against contract labour by Rio Tinto workers in Canada, and more

Guatemalans take to streets demanding President Giammattei’s resignation

Since July 29, thousands of Guatemalans have been mobilizing in different parts of the country in rejection of the involvement of the government officials in corruption scandals and the mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic

Protesters demand president Alejandro Giammattei’s resignation in Guatemala

Guatemalans are not only demanding the president Alejandro Giammattei and his cabinet’s resignation, but also the establishment of a Plurinational state

There is no quick solution to the Guatemalan crisis

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

Carlos Barrientos: There is rage on the streets of Guatemala

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?

Human rights organizations condemn police repression of protests in Guatemala

The Guatemalan national police brutally repressed a peaceful demonstration, on November 21, against corruption and president Alejandro Giammattei