A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
Inside the Landmark Genocide Conviction of Guatemala's Efraín Ríos Montt…
Miles O'Brien interviews Xeni Jardin about Guatemalan protests.
From Guatemalan soil, scientists unearth signs of genocide…
In Guatemala, investigators using forensic science have compelling evidence that thousands of innocent indigenous Ixil Mayans were the target of extermination in the 1980s. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on how murder, politics and science intersect in the genocide trial…
By Jenny Marder
Tonight, Miles O'Brien reports from Guatemala on forensic science used to document charges of a genocide against thousands of indigenous Mayans in the 80s. From Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin, who co-produced the piece, here's a look at their reporting.
By Larisa Epatko
Guatemalans, seeking security as the country still grapples with pervasive violence after a decades-long civil war, gave a former military general a commanding lead in elections held Sunday, which will now go to a runoff.
By Talea Miller
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.
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