A fiery volcanic eruption in south-central Guatemala sent lava flowing into rural communities, killing at least 25 as rescuers struggled to reach people where homes and roads were charred and blanketed with ash.
By Aron Heller, Associated Press
JERUSALEM — Guatemala festively opened its new embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the second country to do so after the United States, and giving Israel a diplomatic boost as it faces international criticism for the deadly violence on the…
“The woman becomes more of a breadwinner and it enhances the entire family’s well-being,” including education for their children and more nutritious meals on the table, said Kate Schecter, World Neighbors' president and chief executive officer.
Artwork drawn and colored by children hang in almost every room of the house, thanking Casa Alitas (Spanish for “wings”) for its charity.
By Michael D. Regan and Associated Press
The death toll in a fire at a Guatemalan children's shelter rose to 40 on Sunday. The fire began when mattresses were set ablaze during a protest by residents at the overcrowded youth shelter.
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Garance Burke, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Migrant children in the government's care fell prey to human trafficking after the Health and Human Services Department failed to protect them, according to a bipartisan congressional investigation released Thursday.
By John Carlos Frey, Stephen Fee
A 19-year-old domestic abuse victim from Honduras, profiled two weeks ago on PBS NewsHour Weekend, will receive another opportunity to seek refuge in the United States.
By Alaska Public Media
For Kimberly Mejía Gúzman and her five siblings, moving from Guatemala to Anchorage, A.K. meant the promise of new opportunities -- but it also meant leaving their home behind.
By PBS NewsHour
On Thursday, Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina was forced to resign. By the afternoon, he was in court, accused of taking part in a multi-million dollar bribery operation, and then he spent the night in jail. Judy Woodruff takes a…
By PBS NewsHour
Friday on the NewsHour, a look at how August’s labor report may impact the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates. Also: Guatemala’s president resigns and heads to prison on corruption charges, a tale of two Scandinavian countries responding the…
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