Edition:
India

Sofia Menchu

Guatemala sends over 3,000 Honduran migrants home from caravan

04 Oct 2020

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan authorities sent more than 3,000 Honduran migrants back to their home country over the past few days, they said on Saturday, dissolving much of a caravan heading north even while dwindling groups continued the trek toward the United States.

Mexico sees U.S. election behind migrant caravan, seeks to avoid Trump spat

03 Oct 2020

GUATEMALA CITY/MEXICO CITY Mexico's president on Friday said he suspected political interference behind a new migrant caravan in Central America, promising to keep his country out of the U.S. presidential race as the group splintered and some began turning back.

Thousands of U.S.-bound migrants cross into Guatemala without authorization

02 Oct 2020

GUATEMALA CITY/TEGUCIGALPA Guatemala invoked special measures for security forces on Thursday, after thousands of Central American migrants crossed the border without authorization as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States.

Coronavirus spreads in top echelon of Guatemala's government

24 Sep 2020

GUATEMALA CITY Four more Guatemalan officials have tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said on Wednesday, after Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei and a culture minister were revealed last week to have contracted COVID-19.

Coronavirus spreads in top echelon of Guatemala's government

24 Sep 2020

GUATEMALA CITY, Sept 23 Four more Guatemalan officials have tested positive for the coronavirus, authorities said on Wednesday, after Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei and a culture minister were revealed last week to have contracted COVID-19.

Guatemalan president and minister have coronavirus, cabinet to test

19 Sep 2020

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei revealed on Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus, just as the Central American country was easing draconian travel restrictions imposed months ago to contain infections.

A migrant mother saw her disabled son walk into the U.S. Then he disappeared

11 Sep 2020

LOS ANGELES/PETEN, Guatemala On Aug. 24, after waiting for five months in the violent Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez for a U.S. asylum hearing, Elida, a Guatemalan migrant, decided to send her disabled 12-year-old son Gustavo into the United States alone. | Video

Tropical storm Nana weakens, dumps rain on Guatemala, Mexico

04 Sep 2020

ZACAPA, Guatemala Nana weakened to a tropical storm from a hurricane as it moved into Guatemala and southeastern Mexico, bringing heavy rains that have caused only minimal damage, the U.S. National Hurricane Center and local authorities said on Thursday.

Families in rural Guatemala flee after armed group sets homes on fire

17 Aug 2020

GUATEMALA CITY Forty indigenous families occupying farmland have fled their homes in north Guatemala after an armed group set fire to several residences, a land rights group said on Sunday.

Children rapidly deported from the United States strain Guatemalan shelters

07 Aug 2020

GUATEMALA CITY/LOS ANGELES Hundreds of migrant children rapidly expelled from the United States under a coronavirus immigration policy are returning to shelters in Guatemala where virus testing and bed capacity are regularly stretched to their limits.

World News