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Bill Barreto

Guatemala tells U.N. Secretary-General to back off

Sep 06 2018

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's Foreign Minister said on Thursday that United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres should not interfere with the country's decision to bar an anti-corruption prosecutor.

Isolated at home, Guatemala president moves close to U.S. with Israel move

Dec 27 2017

Guatemala's recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital leaves President Jimmy Morales closer to the United States at a time his stock has fallen at home due to corruption allegations raised by U.N.-backed investigators.

China urges U.S. to block transit by Taiwan president

Dec 06 2016

BEIJING/GUATEMALA CITY China called on U.S. officials on Tuesday not to let Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pass through the United States en route to Guatemala next month, days after President-elect Donald Trump irked Beijing by speaking to Tsai in a break with decades of precedent.

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