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3 September 2015
Otto Pérez Molina is Guatemala's president no longer. After months of marching to demand justice and accountability, Guatemalans received the news of the resignation of the now former leader
29 August 2015
A Week Before a Huge Vote, Demonstrators Fill Guatemala's Streets, Calling For President to Step Down
University students, peasants, families, indigenous groups, artists, cities, towns, hospitals, and more are rapidly joining calls for President Otto Pérez Molina to step down.
27 July 2015
Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid.
16 July 2015
18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
15 May 2015
Guatemala has a new vice president, elected by the majority of government: Magistrate Alejandro Maldonado Aguirre, who in 2013 declared all the genocide proceedings against former dictator Rios Montt invalid.
10 May 2015
26 April 2015
According to some analysts, these protests are different from demonstrations against "corruption as usual," and could lead to an institutional crisis, early elections, or even a coup.
31 March 2015
19 March 2015
For these women, theater is a means to heal trauma and raise awareness of gender-based violence within a country where two women a day are killed on average.
6 March 2015
1 October 2014
16 September 2014
17 July 2014
Authorities Have Confiscated $9.9M Hidden in Bean Cans, Shoes and Even Stomachs at This Guatemalan Airport
Money launderers try to smuggle the undeclared cash to destinations like Panama or Colombia, often to pay for drugs.