Topic: Guatemala City
Mr. Pérez Molina, the former head of military intelligence in the 1980s, touts himself as the only candidate who can improve Guatemala's deteriorating security situation. He led the polls going into today's presidential election.
09/11/2011 11:56 am
But even with more money, Central American countries still face an uphill battle in fighting inefficiency and corruption that hinder their anticrime efforts.
06/24/2011 11:06 am
US Secretary of State Clinton and presidents from around Central America are convening in Guatemala City to determine ways to boost security and contain the sway of regional mafias.
06/22/2011 11:36 am
Sandra Torres, Guatemala's former first lady and presidential hopeful, divorced her husband to avoid a legal bar to her candidacy. But it may have turned the country's devout public against her.
06/17/2011 02:58 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/22
Los Zetas, one of the most violent drug gangs in Mexico, has recruited local former military agents, terrorized migrants, and lured poor farmers and youths to work as hired hands.
12/30/2010 01:58 pm
Outdoor displays of Christmas lights get more sophisticated as homeowners put on audio-visual shows for their neighbors – and visitors from miles around.
12/24/2010 10:40 am
As 2010 draws to a close, its time to reflect upon the joys and sorrows of the past twelve months. It's also time to think about the truly weird things that we witnessed. Here's our top ten list.
12/20/2010 12:46 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 12/06
Hurricane Richard did no major damage to Belize as it weakened into a tropical storm. It is moving into southeastern Mexico.
10/25/2010 09:43 am