GUATEMALA CITY – Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced Sunday he is expelling the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission that is investigating the president’s campaign financing.
Guatemala’s foreign ministry said late Wednesday that the United States formally requested the extradition of former Vice President Roxana Baldetti on drug trafficking charges.
A former Mexican governor accused of mishandling millions of dollars from programs for the poor was arrested Saturday in Guatemala, according to the Mexican attorney general’s office.
The former mayor of a town in western Guatemala has been sentenced to a year in prison for forcing out a community of ultra-Orthodox Jews in 2014, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Former Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti and an ex-minister Mauricio Lopez Bonilla have been indicted on drug trafficking charges, the U.S. embassy in Guatemala said on Friday.
Hadas Ayyish, a 60-year-old resident of Kiryat Tivon, was killed when her raft capsized on the Cahabon river in Guatemala during the course of a group tour.
Oratorio, Guatemala – A community of Orthodox Jews living outside Guatemala’s capital moved out Sunday, claiming persecution because of their faith.
Two and a half years after Lev Tahor fled Canada amid a variety of legal battles, members of the ultra-conservative Jewish sect are facing a government crackdown in their new home.
A court in Guatemala indicted the ex-mayor of a small town in the Central American nation for “participating in the expulsion of a religious community.”