Guatemala

Guatemalan pleads guilty in FIFA scandal

A 63-year-old former official in Guatemala's Football Federation breaks down in tears as he pleads guilty in New York Friday to wire fraud and conspiracy in the massive corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

December 26, 2018
December 26, 2018

2nd Guatemalan child dies in US custody at border

An 8-year-old boy from Guatemala died in government custody in New Mexico early Tuesday, US immigration authorities said, marking the second death of an immigrant child in detention this month.

June 3, 2017
June 3, 2017

Guatemalan pleads guilty in FIFA scandal

A 63-year-old former official in Guatemala's Football Federation breaks down in tears as he pleads guilty in New York Friday to wire fraud and conspiracy in the massive corruption scandal that has rocked world soccer.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Guatemala military sentenced 360yrs in jail for rape

A Guatemala court has sentenced two former members of the military to 360 years in jail for the murder, rape and sexual enslavement of indigenous women.

October 4, 2015
October 4, 2015

Guatemala landslide: Death toll rises to 73

The Guatemalan authorities say the number of people killed in the hillside collapsed in El Cambray has risen to 73.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015
USA

30 dead, hundreds missing in Guatemala landslide

30 people are dead and several hundred missing a day after a landslide smashed through a village on the outskirts of the Guatemalan capital, officials say.

July 14, 2015
July 14, 2015

Mexico offers $3.8m reward in hunt for escaped drug lord

Mexico is offering a reward of 60 million pesos ($3.8m) for the capture of the country's most-wanted drug lord, who escaped from a top security prison.