Guatemala

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The migrants Trump forced Mexico to stop: Ada Trillo's best photograph
‘Trump had threatened Mexico with tariffs if it let in this caravan from Honduras. Two hours after crossing this river, many were teargassed then deported’

Interview by Amy Fleming

20, Jan, 2021 @3:57 PM

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Migrant caravan trekking north to US border clashes with Guatemalan troops
Honduran migrants began crossing Guatemalan border Friday as troops use teargas, riot shields and sticks to repel weary travellers

Tom Phillips

17, Jan, 2021 @5:52 PM

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Guatemala mine's ex-security chief convicted of Indigenous leader's murder
Mynor Padilla pleaded guilty over death of Adolfo Ich, a Maya Q’eqchi’ teacher who opposed nickel mine in El Estor, in 2009

Sandra Cuffe in Puerto Barrios

07, Jan, 2021 @5:05 PM

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'Overwhelming': Central America braces for new storms in wake of Hurricane Eta
Nicaragua, Honduras and Guatemala worst affected with scores dead and more than 200,000 people evacuated from their homes

Jessie McDonald

13, Nov, 2020 @10:13 AM

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Florida braced for Eta as new study finds hurricanes staying stronger for longer
Central Florida set for tropical storm to make landfall in the next 24 hours, as officials say ‘life-threatening storm surge’ is possible

Guardian staff and agency

11, Nov, 2020 @6:43 PM

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US accused of using Covid as excuse to deny children their right to asylum
Since tighter migration controls announced in March, US has deported more than 1,400 unaccompanied minors to Guatemala

Jeff Abbott in Guatemala City

10, Nov, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Children in UK lag behind international counterparts in healthy development
Global study on data of children from 193 countries shows lack of access to nutritious food among reasons for divergences

Ian Sample Science editor

05, Nov, 2020 @11:30 PM

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Storm Eta leaves many dozens dead across Central America
Torrential rains, fatal landslides and floods spread devastation, with most deaths in Guatemala

Staff and agencies in Tegucigalpa

05, Nov, 2020 @11:24 PM

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Thousands of migrants cross into Guatemala with slim hopes of reaching US
The caravan from Honduras is the biggest since the pandemic hit Central America in March, triggering a rise in unemployment and poverty

Staff and agencies in Corinto

01, Oct, 2020 @7:49 PM

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Covid outbreak exposes dire conditions at Guatemala factory making US brands
More than 200 workers tested positive at garment factory supplying Amazon, Gap and American Eagle

Tansy Hoskins and Juan Mayorga

06, Aug, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Outrage as Guatemalan Maya spiritual guide is tortured and burned alive
Domingo Choc Che’s final moments captured on video, with four men held after attack on indigenous elder

Jeff Abbott in Guatemala City

10, Jun, 2020 @9:14 AM

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Guatemala calls US 'Wuhan of Americas' in battle over deportees
The country’s health minister says deportation flights are driving up coronavirus cases after a flight had 75% test positive

Staff and agencies in Guatemala City

15, Apr, 2020 @6:04 PM

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