Chronic malnutrition is the single biggest contributor to the deaths of children under 5 in Guatemala.
By Larisa Epatko
When former Peace Corps volunteer Laura Kutner was asked to help find funding to finish constructing two classrooms in the elementary school where she worked in Guatemala, she decided to use -- or rather reuse -- a common piece of…
The security situation in northern Guatemala is deteriorating as Mexico-based drug cartels extend their reach into the neighboring country.
Guatemala's Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian Morales calls for more education about natural family planning, and encourages Guatemala's men to change their attitudes towards women.
In rural Guatemala, it is not unusual for women to have as many as 10 children, beginning in their teens and continuing into their 40s. That can take a big physical toll on mothers. Ray Suarez reports on the cultural,…
Bus drivers and their assistants have become frequent targets of extortion, threats and violent crimes in Guatemala City.
By Talea Miller
The first installment of the NewsHour's two-part series on Guatemala airs tonight. Learn more about the country and the daily experiences of Guatemalans striving to making ends meet in a country hard hit by poverty and violence below.
By Larisa Epatko
Violence from nations as disparate as Libya and Guatemala will dominate the international week ahead for the NewsHour.
Norma Cruz heads Fundacion Sobrevivientes (the Survivors' Foundation) in Guatemala City. The foundation works to help victims of gender violence and pushes for prosecution of the crimes.
The bloody civil war that raged through Guatemala for 36 years left a brutal legacy of violence behind it.
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