Guatemala's tumultuous presidential election is headed for a run-off on October 25 that will pit the surprise frontrunner, a comedian, against either a former first lady or a millionaire businessman, currently neck-and-neck.
Guatemalan Nobel laureate Rigoberta Menchu sees the unprecedented protests calling for the ouster of President Otto Perez as a historic moment for a country long torn by violence.
Guatemala's Supreme Court gave a green light for embattled President Otto Perez to be investigated for graft in the corruption scandal rocking his government.
Kazakhstan’s Secretary of State Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has received letters of credence from ambassadors of 11 countries.
A community of 230 Orthodox Jews began leaving the Guatemalan Indian village where they have lived for six years after claims of discrimination.
Guatemalan army chief of staff Rudy Ortiz and four other military officers died when their helicopter crashed in a mountainous region.
President Barack Obama met Friday with three Central American leaders to try to get control of an humanitarian crisis triggered by a tide of child migrants crossing the southern US border.
The body of a 15-year-old who died while trying to migrate illegally into the United States was repatriated to Guatemala Friday, amid a raging US debate over how to stem a flood of similar cases.
A Guatemalan court handed down the country's first conviction of a leftist guerrilla leader for the killings of indigenous farmers during the 1960-1996 civil war.
US Vice President Joe Biden travels to Guatemala on Friday to discuss the growing numbers of unaccompanied minors from Central America and Mexico illegally trying to cross the US border.
Guatemala's former police chief Erwin Sperisen on Friday received a life sentence in Switzerland for seven murders committed in the Central American country.
Tropical storm Boris bore down on Mexico's Pacific coast Tuesday, bringing drenching rains all the way to the Guatemala border, days after deadly flooding and mudslides in the region.
A Guatemalan woman who used to pick coffee and tend sheep -- and who will turn 121 in November -- could be the world's oldest by far, a national newspaper reported.
Former Guatemalan president Alfonso Portillo was sentenced in New York to five years and 10 months in prison Thursday for a $2.5 million bribery scandal.
Kazakhstan will render $2 million worth of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan this year.
Guatemalan siblings who lost contact during the country's turbulent 1960-1996 civil strife have been reunited 31 years later, with some help from Facebook.
Guatemala extradited former president Alfonso Portillo to the United States on Friday to face charges of laundering $70 million of swindled government funds through US banks.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide and war crimes Friday in a landmark ruling stemming from massacres of indigenous people in his country's long civil war.
A Guatemalan woman was arrested at Panama's international airport as she tried to enter the country with more than $31,000 in cash stashed inside her stomach.
Tourists flocking to Guatemala for "end of the world" parties have damaged an ancient stone temple at Tikal, the largest archeological site and urban center of the Mayan civilization.
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