El sistema de justicia guatemalteco en la cuerda floja
La independencia judicial está bajo asedio, escribe la Magistrada Gloria Porras.
Guatemala’s Justice System Is at a Breaking Point
Campaigns against judges like herself imperil Guatemala’s democracy, writes Gloria Porras.
Q&A: A Guatemalan Farmer Battles Climate Change
Enrique Samayoa is confronting the effects of climate change with traditional farming practices.
The Rise and Fall of CICIG: LatAm’s Biggest Stories of the 2010s
The groundbreaking anti-corruption agency’s demise showed that impunity won’t die quietly.
How Countries Manage Water: Guatemala
A close look at the country’s top water-related challenges – and the government’s efforts to address them.
Young Central American Migrants, in Their Own Words
A review of Juan Pablo Villalobos’ The Other Side, a book for young adults on the realities of migration to the U.S.
The Challenges Facing Guatemala’s Next President
Even after a wild election winds down, the country’s biggest challenges won’t.
Meet the Candidates: Guatemala
After a crowded first round election, the candidates in August’s runoff vote have been decided.
Why War Criminals Could Walk Free in Guatemala
A get-out-of-jail-free card for war criminals would be a blow to Guatemala’s anti-impunity movement.
How a TV Star Triggered a Slow Motion Constitutional Crisis
A tale of two presidents threatening Guatemala’s efforts to curb corruption and migration.
All Eyes on Guatemala as Crisis Brews Ahead of Elections
President Jimmy Morales’ maneuvering against Guatemala’s institutions could give the U.S. a chance to recalibrate its policy.
Is Kicking Out CICIG Bad for Business in Guatemala?
Expelling the commission could shake investor confidence, critics warn.
Guatemala Is on the Brink. Washington Should Take a Stand.
Washington is giving President Morales a pass on his efforts to evade justice, writes the first Guatemalan elected to the U.S. Congress.
How an Anti-Corruption Movement Jumpstarted LGBTIQ Activism in Guatemala
An interview with Luis Barrueto, president of Visibles, an LGBTIQ rights organization in Guatemala.
5 Ways the Guatemalan Government Is Trying to Dismantle CICIG
Three years ago, Guatemala surprised the world when the Public Ministry (MP) and a U.N.-backed anti-corruption body – the International Commission Against Impunity (CICIG) – uncovered a nationwide graft scheme that reached all the way up to the then-president, Otto Pérez Molina, landing him and a dozen others in prison. It was the biggest splash … Read more