Tag: Guatemala

Finding Óscar, the documentary telling the massacre at Dos Erres

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The documentary revolves around the massacre in the village of Dos Erres in Guatemala, ordered by the dictator Rios Montt in 1982.

Run over 13 students protesting in Guatemala

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At least 11 students who were protesting in the Guatemalan capital, suffered serious injury after being hit by a driver of a vehicle.

Aberrant the thousands of disappearances in Mexico, says activist

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Diaz said in Veracruz, the State where enforced disappearances since 2006, an estimated 30,000 “are systematic and continuous violations especially against young people”.

Javier Duarte, former Mexican Governor detained in Guatemala

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It is expected that the ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mexico and Guatemala should be coordinated for the extradition of the politician, who is charged with alleged money laundering, among other crimes.

Alert declared red in Guatemala by forest fires

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The present fire season, which began in October, has consumed 137 hectares only in the Department of Petén, while the figure rises to 4.757 throughout the country. 

Witness denounces bribery in the case of Perez Molina attempt

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The former private Secretary Juan Carlos Monzón said that three people tried it to bribe with $100,000 for not declaring.

Prosecutor accuses three detainees by tragedy in home insurance

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Wrongful death, breach of duties and abuse against minors were the offences charged by the Prosecutor Edwin Marroquín.

#LaListaDeLaVergüenza reveals corruption in Guatemala

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The Guatemalan daily Prensa Libre published the names of Deputies involved in abuse of authority, Ghost, money laundering and corruption.

National Police of Guatemala suffers attacks armed after events in correctional

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In the event, three police officers were killed and eight were injured, as a result of the nine reported attacks Monday night.

Guatemala: desolation in families of children burned in hostel

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The Palencia family lamented the tragedy in the home insurance Virgen de la Asunción where he died 40 girls, but never imagined that Kimberly, 16-year-old daughter, was among the victims.