Mar 19, 2013 22:20 EDT
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt went on trial on genocide charges over the killing of almost 1,800 indigenous people during the dark days of his country's civil war.
Mar 19, 2013 13:31 EDT
A genocide trial started Tuesday against former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who is accused of presiding over one of the bloodiest chapters of his country's brutal civil war.
Mar 18, 2013 19:24 EDT
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt is expected to stand trial on Tuesday on genocide charges, despite defense attempts to postpone the start of the historic proceedings.
Mar 13, 2013 21:00 EDT
Guatemala made claims to 13 archeological pieces set to go under the hammer at a Sotheby's auction house sale in Paris next week.
Jan 28, 2013 21:51 EST
A Guatemalan judge ordered former dictator Efrain Rios Montt to stand trial on charges of genocide for the slaughter of more than 1,750 native Maya people during his 1982-83 regime.
Dec 19, 2012 09:07 EST
At its peak, the Maya civilization had one of the richest cultures in the Americas. Today, ethnic Mayas in central America and Mexico suffer from discrimination, exploitation and poverty.
Dec 12, 2012 17:06 EST
US computer anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee escaped immediate deportation to Belize on Wednesday as Guatemala expelled the colorful American back to the United States instead.
Dec 10, 2012 16:41 EST
Taiwan donated four helicopters to Guatemala on Monday, two of them unused, to bolster the fight against drugs and humanitarian efforts during natural disasters, officials said.
Dec 06, 2012 20:20 EST
Guatemala refused to grant asylum to US anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee and said he would be deported back to Belize to answer questions over his neighbor's murder.
Dec 06, 2012 18:18 EST
Guatemala refused Thursday to grant asylum to US anti-virus software pioneer John McAfee and said he would be deported back to Belize to answer questions over his neighbor's murder.
Dec 06, 2012 14:27 EST
Guatemala will deport US Internet security guru John McAfee, who was on the run from authorities over a murder probe, back to Belize, Foreign Minister Harold Caballeros said Thursday.
Dec 06, 2012 14:00 EST
Guatemalan President Otto Perez on Thursday rejected an asylum petition from US Internet security guru John McAfee, who has been on the run from authorities over a murder probe in Belize.
Dec 05, 2012 19:55 EST
US Internet security pioneer John McAfee requested political asylum in Guatemala, his lawyer said Wednesday, after fleeing Belize where he is wanted for questioning over his neighbor's murder.
Nov 12, 2012 19:52 EST
The leaders of Mexico and three Central American nations called Monday for a review of anti-drug policies after two US states voted to legalize marijuana.
Nov 11, 2012 19:41 EST
A strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Sunday, just days after a tremor in the same area left 42 people dead, Guatemalan President Otto Perez said.
Nov 10, 2012 22:22 EST
Guatemala's President Otto Perez has lowered to 42 the number of victims killed in a powerful earthquake that toppled homes and cut power this week in several towns in the country's southwest.
Nov 07, 2012 20:32 EST
A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people, injuring another 155 and destroying scores of homes.
Jul 13, 2012 15:51 EDT
Managers of Guatemala's biggest hospital have declared the facility to be in a state of emergency due to a massive supply shortage.
Jul 10, 2012 19:52 EDT
Demonstrators Tuesday called for the resignation of a pair of Guatemalan lawmakers photographed at their bench desks gawking at cellphone images of bikini-clad girls.
May 15, 2012 18:24 EDT
The United States Tuesday refused to return to Guatemala a girl illegally adopted by a US couple in 2006 because at the time the South American nation had not yet signed onto an international treaty.