Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei on Thursday signed into law new rules that increase government oversight of non-profit groups operating in the Central American country, despite international pressure that he veto the bill.
Widespread government "ghost jobs" will likely be among the first targets of Guatemala's new anti-corruption tsar, the official said on Thursday, although the commission he heads has more limited scope than its powerful U.N.-backed predecessor.
Gang members from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have been hiding amongst the migrant caravans heading to the United States – and have been committing crimes in Mexico along the way, intelligence officials are warning.
George Clooney, a brand ambassador for Nespresso, said he was “surprised and saddened” to learn of child labor allegations facing the coffee giant, according to a report. A forthcoming investigation from the British documentary program Dispatches claims Nespresso and Starbucks rely on beans picked by young children working long, “grueling” shifts in Guatemala to pick...
Guatemala's former attorney general and recent presidential candidate Thelma Aldana said on Monday the United States has granted her asylum, days after her successor filed an extradition request for alleged irregularities during her tenure.
A U.S. court sentenced a former Guatemalan presidential candidate to 15 years in prison on Tuesday, after he was convicted of taking part in a plot to import and distribute tons of cocaine in the United States.
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