U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with President Otto Perez Molina (2nd L) of Guatemala, and President Salvador Sanchez Ceren (L)

Who is Jimmy Morales? Get to Know the Comedian-Turned-President Here!

Guatemalan comedian Jimmy Morales was sworn in as the country's new president.
Greece Holds Second National Election This Year

Latin America Presidential Elections 2015 Update: These are the Latest Results for Guatemala, Argentina, and Colombia Elections

Governmental elections across Latin America are underway. Although some countries like Guatemala seem to have a clear presidential winner, others are heading into second round run-offs.
68th Session Of The United Nations General Assembly Continues

Guatemala president Otto Pérez Molina arrested on corruption charges hours after resigning, vice president sworn in

The 64-year-old former president was jailed on charges of receiving bribes in exchange for lower import taxes for companies, though his fate remains unclear.

Top 10 Happiest Countries Are in Latin America

In line with the 3rd United Nation's Annual International Day of Happiness, Gallup researchers have released the Gallup Positive Experience Index 014 survey results, hailing Latin American countries as the top 10 happiest countries in the world, Live Science reported.
Ricardo Arjona

Ricardo Arjona Inaugurates the First School of His 'Adentro' Foundation [Video]

Guatemalan singer and songwriter Ricardo Arjona inaugurated on Wednesday, Jan. 15, the first of twenty arts schools he's planning to build in his home country through the Adentro Foundation, an organization created by the singer himself to promote music, education and singing.
Seized Drugs

Drug Lord Linked to 'El Chapo's' Cartel in Mexico Arrested in Guatemala

On Tuesday night, Guatemalan authorities arrested an alleged drug trafficker wanted in the United States for alleged links to the Sinaloa cartel led by "El Chapo" Guzmán.
Ricardo Arjona

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Ricardo Arjona, Guatemala's Controversial Pop Legend

Ricardo Arjona, a Guatemala native, is one of the most controversial Latino pop artists, yet is also one of the most loved.
Guatemala Bus Crash

Guatemalan Bus Plunges From Hairpin Turn, Killing at Least 43

At least 43 people were killed and dozens injured after a bus drove off a cliff on a tight turn in rural Guatemala, falling roughly 660 feet.
Movies, Icaro

Hispanic Heritage Month 2013: Guatemala's Icaro Film Festival to Celebrate 16th Edition in November

In November, Guatemala will host one of the biggest film festivals in Central America.
Lionel Messi, Soccer, Argentina

Soccer: Despite Tax Fraud Allegations, Lionel Messi Looks For Statement Game in Argentina’s Friendly Against Guatemala

Amid tax fraud allegations being charged against him and his father, reigning FIFA Player of the Year Lionel Messi will continue to honor his role with the Argentina national football team as they take on Guatemala in an international friendly at Estadio Mateo Flores on Friday.
Rios Montt

Efraín Ríos Montt: Former Guatemalan Dictator's Sentence Overturned

Former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity on May 10, will face trial once again after the Guatemalan Constitutional Court overturned the conviction on procedural grounds.
Guatemala Violence

Guatemala's Homicide Rate Falls for Third Year in a Row

Homicides in Guatemala, which has one of the world's highest murder rates, fell in 2012 for a third year as authorities ramped up their battle against Mexican drug cartels and other organized criminals, the security ministry said on Wednesday.
World Cup 2014 Qualifiers

El Salvador vs. Costa Rica, Canada vs. Cuba World Cup 2014 Qualifiers - Guatemala vs. Jamaica, Panama vs. Honduras, Preview, Predictions

Most of the CONCACAF could be decided on Friday as a great of games could eliminate some teams lock up top seeds for others.

Guatemala's 'Volcan de Fuego' Erupts, Causes Mass Evacuations of At Least 33,000 Residents (VIDEO)

Guatemala's "Volcan de Fuego," which translates to "Volcano of Fire" experienced a series of powerful eruptions on Thursday, causing authorities to evacuate over 30,000 people from the areas surrounding the volcano.

Marines vs. Zetas: U.S. Troops Deployed to Monitor Local Drug Cartel, Halt Guatemalan Narcotics Trafficking

The United States has deployed nearly 200 Marines to Guatemala as part of a counter-narcotics operation against the local Zeta drug cartel, dubbed “Operacion Martillo” (Operation Hammer).

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