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Mike McDonald

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

Jul 07 2014

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

Jul 07 2014

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

Jul 07 2014

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Quake rocks Guatemala, Mexico, newborn baby among three dead

Jul 07 2014

GUATEMALA CITY A strong earthquake shook the border between Guatemala and Mexico on Monday, killing at least three people, including a newborn boy, damaging dozens of buildings and triggering landslides.

Central America presses Biden on migrant rights as U.S. vows aid

Jun 20 2014

GUATEMALA CITY Central American leaders on Friday pressed visiting U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to improve migrant rights, even as the United States committed tens of millions of dollars in extra aid to the region in a bid to stem a surge of illegal immigration.

Central America presses Biden on migrant rights as U.S. vows aid

Jun 20 2014

GUATEMALA CITY Central American leaders on Friday pressed visiting U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden to improve migrant rights, even as the United States committed tens of millions of dollars in extra aid to the region in a bid to stem a surge of illegal immigration.

Guatemala eyes alternative crop subsidies to dampen poppy allure

May 13 2014

ANTIGUA, Guatemala Guatemala is considering subsidizing alternative crops for poppy farmers in order to curb the production of narcotics and raise funds for social programs, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

Guatemala eyes alternative crop subsidies to dampen poppy allure

May 13 2014

ANTIGUA, Guatemala, May 13 Guatemala is considering subsidizing alternative crops for poppy farmers in order to curb the production of narcotics and raise funds for social programs, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

Guatemalan president says diplomatic bribes a thing of the past

Mar 19 2014

GUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Otto Perez said on Wednesday the era of diplomatic bribery was over, a day after one of his predecessors admitted to taking $2.5 million from Taiwan in return for continuing to recognise the country against the wishes of China.

Seven adults, two children shot to death in Guatemala jungle

Feb 10 2014

GUATEMALA CITY Nine people including a baby and a young girl were killed on Saturday in an attack on their home in a dense jungle region in northern Guatemala known to be a hotly contested drug-trafficking territory, officials said.

World News

Spurned by U.S., North Korea's Kim holds talks with Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday at a summit intended to show that the United States is not the only power with enough clout to engage with the reclusive communist state on its nuclear program.