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Guatemala

Por primera vez en 26 años de incipiente democracia, llega un militar a la presidencia de Guatemala.

La esperanza es que en el futuro las mujeres indígenas puedan tener un mayor protagonismo en los proceso de desarrollo del país.

Breaking down Otto Pérez Molina's defeat of Manuel Baldizón as well as the circumstances surrounding the election.

Guatemala and Nicaragua went to the polls yesterday to (re)elect their presidents; Otto Pérez Molina was declared the victor in Guatemala, while Nicaragua is still tabulating its votes.

The impact of rising food prices on Guatemala's rural poor.

Just over a week before the second round of presidential elections in Guatemala, more than half the members of the executive committee of the governing Unidad Nacional de la Esperanza (UNE) party have resigned.

Severe flooding has claimed the lives of more than 80 people and displaced thousands in the wake of some of the region’s heaviest rains since Hurricane Mitch ravaged Central America in 1998.

Renewed attention should be placed on giving women the legal protections to avoid becoming victims of violence.

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