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‘Doubt is exciting’: cellist Mabe Fratti on chaos, curiosity and climbing volcanoes
An acclaimed new voice in experimental music, the Guatemalan cellist swapped scaling literal and creative peaks for a more exploratory mindset, finding community and fertile collaborations in Mexico City’s improv scene

Laura Snapes

06, Nov, 2023 @4:59 PM

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Weather Tracker: Unseasonal cold air brings widespread snowfall to China
Clear skies accompanying snow cover is driving down temperatures across north-east of country

Morgan Thomas and Lauren Herdman for MetDesk

06, Nov, 2023 @9:57 AM

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US and Brazil warn of attempt to stop Guatemala president-elect taking power
Fears Guatemalan democracy is in peril amid warning of potential coup to block inauguration of anti-corruption crusader

Tom Phillips Latin America correspondent

20, Sep, 2023 @4:56 PM

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US homeland security reverses support for Ice detainee’s sexual assault claims
Department of Homeland Security’s decision reversal makes Guatemalan native Andres Domingo no longer eligible for a visa

Rita Omokha

19, Sep, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Guatemalan detainee assaulted at Florida Ice center seeks justice
Multiple assaults, ‘coercion’ and visa denial for Andres Domingo raises concerns of systemic mistreatment in Ice detention centers

Rita Omokha

14, Sep, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Guatemala elections to serve as crucial test for democracy in Central America
Polls show centre-left anti-corruption candidate has the lead as Sunday’s vote takes place against backdrop of smear campaigns

Jody Garcia in Guatemala City and agencies

19, Aug, 2023 @10:00 AM

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‘Fighting a huge monster’: mine battle in Guatemala became a playbook for polluters
Indigenous defenders opposing the Marlin mine were criminalised by a corporation and its state allies

Nina Lakhani in San Miguel Ixtahuacán

18, Aug, 2023 @12:45 PM

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Guatemalan boy dies in Mississippi poultry plant accident
Duvan Perez, 16, dies at Mar-Jac factory in Hattiesburg amid rollback of child labor laws across several US states

Gloria Oladipo

19, Jul, 2023 @2:46 PM

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Guatemala prosecutor suspends party of anti-corruption election candidate
Prosecutor suspends Movimiento Semilla after Bernardo Arévalo unexpectedly reached second round

Tom Phillips

13, Jul, 2023 @4:55 PM

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US warns against efforts to interfere with Guatemala election result
Frontrunner Sandra Torres alleged votes were manipulated after centrist Bernardo Arevalo claimed surprise runner-up spot

Staff and agencies

03, Jul, 2023 @5:07 PM

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Guatemala election takes unexpected turn as centrist claims place in runoff
Bernardo Arévalo will face off for presidency against Sandra Torres, a veteran politician who has faced corruption accusations

Tom Phillips and Jody Garcia in Guatemala City

26, Jun, 2023 @3:49 PM

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‘Simulation of democracy’: Guatemala readies for election amid concerns of manipulation
Candidates have been disqualified on spurious grounds as experts warn of country backsliding into autocracy

Nina Lakhani and Jody Garcia in Guatemala City

22, Jun, 2023 @9:30 AM

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