Guatemala

 
War on drugs has failed: Legalisation on the horizon?
War on drugs has failed: Legalisation on the horizon?
A historic meeting of Latin America's leaders, to be attended by Barack Obama, will hear serving heads of state admit that the war on drugs has...
US researchers broke rules in Guatemala syphilis study
US researchers broke rules in Guatemala syphilis study
US government researchers must have known they were violating ethical standards by deliberately infecting Guatemalan prison inmates and mental...
In the killing fields
In the killing fields
It is the most compelling video Carlos Jimenez has taped as a journalist, but he hopes it will never be broadcast. If it is, he will be dead.
Massacre work of Mexico drug gang Zetas
Massacre work of Mexico drug gang Zetas
Guatemala declared a 30-day state of emergency for the northern Peten region following the brutal massacre of 27 people at a cattle ranch.
Guatemala landslides kill dozens
Guatemala landslides kill dozens
A massive landslide buried a crowd trying to dig out a bus from deep mud on Sunday, killing at least 22 people, with dozens more feared dead, as...
Tropical Storm Agatha kills 96 in Central America
Tropical Storm Agatha kills 96 in Central America
The remnants of Tropical Storm Agatha dumped more rain across Central America on Sunday after killing at least 96 people in the region, sparking...
More than 30 killed in Guatemala landslide
More than 30 killed in Guatemala landslide
A massive landslide on a road in northern Guatemala killed 33 people, while dozens more were missing, rescue officials said Monday.
Hostage-taker surrenders in Guatemala
Hostage-taker surrenders in Guatemala
A man shot and wounded a security guard and held 40 people hostage at a call centre in Guatemala City on Monday, demanding to see his ex-wife's...
Ads seek ex-soldiers for smuggling jobs
Ads seek ex-soldiers for smuggling jobs
Guatemala is investigating radio advertisements seeking elite ex-soldiers, who have been known to work for drug cartels, to smuggle goods into...
Blatter to waive altitude ban for La Paz
Blatter to waive altitude ban for La Paz
Fifa is backing down from its ban on international soccer matches in Bolivia's capital of La Paz, the agency's leader said Friday.
Guatemala bus plunges off cliff, 37 killed
Guatemala bus plunges off cliff, 37 killed
A crowded bus plunged off a cliff into a deep ravine in Guatemala on Friday, killing 37 people and injuring 25, emergency workers said.
Centre-leftist beats general at Guatemala vote
Centre-leftist beats general at Guatemala vote
Centre-leftist Alvaro Colom won Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, denying power to a retired general who had sought to unleash the army...

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