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Illinois woman accused of keeping 33 Guatemalan immigrants in her basement pleads guilty to labor traffickingAn Illinois woman accused of keeping 33 people from Guatemala in her basement pleaded guilty to a federal labor trafficking charge Tuesday.
Record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019: NGOShares At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global..
Ex-Panama president's sons arrested in Guatemala on corruption chargesGUATEMALA CITY/PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Two sons of former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli were arrested in Guatemala City on Monday and face extradition to the United States on money laundering..
Guatemala says deportation flights restart from U.S.The United States this week resumed flying Guatemalan deportees to their homeland after a hiatus of several weeks brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, Guatemala's foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
US deportation flights to Guatemala resumeThe United States resumed deportation flights to Guatemala Tuesday, nearly a month after the Central American country refused to accept them. A flight from Alexandria, Louisiana landed in the..
Murder of indigenous Maya healer spurs calls for justice in GuatemalaThe killing of an indigenous Maya healer, who was set ablaze by a mob in rural Guatemala after he was accused of being a witch, was strongly condemned on Monday by the country's president and human..
Guatemala president to work remotely after 18 staff get coronavirusGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said on Sunday that 18 employees at his office and on his security detail have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, so he will work remotely and the..
Tropical Storm Amanda weakens after killing 17 people in El Salvador and Guatemala, could reform next week in Gulf of MexicoTropical Storm Amanda dissipated after killing 17 people in El Salvador and Guatemala, but its remnants could form another major disturbance.
Deadly Tropical Storm Amanda hits El Salvador, GuatemalaTropical Storm Amanda, the first named storm of the season in the Pacific, killed at least 14 people as it lashed El Salvador and Guatemala on Sunday amid flooding and power outages. El Salvador's..
Guatemala president scolds U.S. for deporting migrants with coronavirusGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei criticized the United States on Thursday for sending back migrants infected with the novel coronavirus to his Central American country and straining its weak..
As hunger spreads under lockdown, Guatemalans and Salvadorans raise white flagStrict coronavirus lockdowns in Guatemala and El Salvador have so battered local economies that hundreds of families are flying white flags outside their homes or waving them in the street: not in..
U.S. returns migrant children despite risks worsened by coronavirus: UNICEFThe United States has returned at least 1,000 unaccompanied migrant children to Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras since early March despite risks of violence and discrimination that have..
Maya villages in Guatemala spurn U.S. deportees as infections spikeGuatemala's indigenous Maya towns are spurning returned migrants, threatening some with burning their homes or lynching as fear spreads about more than 100 deportees from the United States who tested..
Guatemala says 50 migrants deported from U.S. test positive for coronavirusGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said on Sunday a total of 50 migrants deported by the United States to Guatemala have tested positive for coronavirus, including 14 sent to the Central..
Guatemala says 32 on deportation flight from U.S. infected with coronavirusThirty-two Guatemalan migrants on a deportation flight from the United States earlier this week have now tested positive for the coronavirus, according to the Central American nation's health ministry.
Many migrants on U.S. deportation flight had coronavirus, Guatemalan president saysGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday a large number of migrants on a deportation flight to Guatemala from the United States this week were infected with the coronavirus, adding that..
Guatemalan president says many migrants on U.S. deportation flight had coronavirusGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday a large number of migrants on a deportation flight to Guatemala from the United States earlier this week had the novel coronavirus, adding that..
U.S. flights returning Guatemalan deportees halted after infection reportFlights deporting Guatemalan migrants from the United States will again be temporarily suspended, Guatemala's foreign ministry said on Thursday, after a mass infection of the new coronavirus was..
Guatemala calls US 'Wuhan of Americas' in battle over deporteesUS deportation flights to Guatemala are driving up the country’s Covid-19 caseload, according to the country’s health minister, who said that on one flight about 75% of the deportees tested..
Guatemala registers 16 new coronavirus cases, infections rise to 153 - presidentGuatemala reported 16 new cases of the coronavirus on Saturday, bringing the Central American nation's total to 153 cases, President Alejandro Giammattei said.
Guatemala seeks curbs on U.S. deportation of immigrantsGuatemala has asked the United States to limit its deportations of immigrants to the Central American country to 25 persons per plane because of concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, Health..
Guatemala bans internal travel for Easter to curb coronavirus spreadGuatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei has banned travel between the different departments of the Central American country before and during Easter to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Guatemalan migrant in U.S. custody positive for coronavirus: foreign ministryA Guatemalan migrant in U.S. custody has been hospitalized with coronavirus in the United States, the Guatemalan foreign ministry said on Wednesday.
Migrant dies in riot in Mexican detention center amid coronavirus fearsA Guatemalan migrant died and 14 others were taken to hospital after a riot broke out in a detention center in southern Mexico, authorities said on Wednesday, as tensions rise in such facilities due to..
Guatemalan deportees stranded in airport after three develop feverMigrants deported on Monday to Guatemala from the United States are being held in a temporary shelter at the main airport in the central American nation, authorities said, because three minors on the..
ICE deportation planes begin to ship stranded U.S. citizens homePlanes used by the U.S. government to deport Central American nationals will bring back U.S. citizens in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as coronavirus travel restrictions reduce commercial..
Panama imposes full-day curfew, Guatemala extends state of emergencyPanama's government said on Tuesday it would widen a curfew to slow the spread of the coronavirus and require people to be in quarantine at all hours beginning on Wednesday, as the number of cases..
El Salvador suspends deportations from U.S., Mexico over coronavirusEl Salvador's government said on Wednesday it had suspended deportation flights of its nationals from the United States and Mexico until further notice in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus,..
Guatemala says flights of deportees from U.S. suspendedFlights to Guatemala of Guatemalans and other nationalities deported from the United States under a deal with Washington have been temporarily suspended, Guatemala's government said on Tuesday, amid..
Guatemala to close borders for two weeks to contain coronavirusGuatemala will close its borders for the next two weeks as part of measures aimed at containing coronavirus, President Alejandro Giammattei said on Monday.
South, Central American nations tighten borders to combat coronavirusGuatemala logged its first fatality from coronavirus on Sunday as nations in South and Central America ramped up measures to contain the infection, with Panama banning entry of non-resident foreigners..
Guatemala has first coronavirus death, Panama to keep out non-resident foreignersGuatemala has registered its first fatality from coronavirus, the government said on Sunday, while Panama announced an aggressive set of measures to contain the spread of the virus, including banning..
Guatemala reports first coronavirus death, an elderly man back from SpainGuatemala has registered its first fatality from coronavirus infection, an elderly man who had recently visited Madrid, Health Minister Hugo Monroy said on Sunday, in one of the first deaths from the..
Guatemala bans arrivals from U.S., Canada to fight coronavirusGuatemala will from Monday widen travel restrictions to fight the spread of coronavirus, banning arrivals from the United States and Canada, President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday.
US-Mexico border: Pregnant woman from Guatemala dies after fall from wallThe case shows a change in how migrants are trying to reach the US amid new measures, officials say.
Pregnant teen falls from Texas border wall and dies as migrants take more risks to crossA 19-year-old pregnant Guatemalan who fell attempting to scale the border barrier near El Paso has died. Her unborn child did not survive.
Pregnant teenager falls to her death trying to climb over US border wallA pregnant 19-year-old fell to her death while trying to scale a border fence in Texas over the weekend, authorities said on Thursday. The woman, Miriam Estefany Giron Luna, of Guatemala, fell backward..