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US migrant crisis: Trump seeks to curb Central America asylum claims

Monday, July 15th 2019, 23:01
related countries: United States United States

The White House is seeking to limit Central American migrants' ability to claim asylum in the US.
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Guatemala election: Former First Lady Sandra Torres wins first round

Tuesday, June 18th 2019, 7:12

Sandra Torres now has to see off her nearest conservative rival in a run-off vote in August.
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Mexico to deploy forces on Guatemala border

Friday, June 7th 2019, 8:13
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The move comes after Donald Trump demanded a reduction in migrants crossing into US from Mexico.
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Migrant boy who died after detention at US border buried

Monday, May 27th 2019, 10:15
related countries: United States United States

The two-and-a-half-year-old boy from Guatemala died after he was held in US custody at the border.
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How did six migrant children die on the US border?

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 19:01
related countries: United States United States

The six - all but one from Guatemala - were detained after they crossed the US southern border.
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Guatemala prison shooting kills at least seven inmates

Wednesday, May 8th 2019, 0:00

The shooting is thought to have been sparked by a fight between inmates.
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Guatemalan presidential candidate held over 'drug plot'

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 10:47
related countries: United States United States

Mario Estrada is accused of conspiring to import cocaine to the US to fund his presidential campaign.
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Dismay after Trump moves to cut aid to Central America

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 10:30
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador, Honduras Honduras, United States United States
related places: Trump

The US president wants to cut aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in order to stem migration.
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Guatemala seeks arrest of former attorney general Thelma Aldana

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 3:59

An arrest warrant is issued for former attorney general Thelma Aldana, who is running for president.
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Catherine Shaw death: Woman missing in Guatemala had 'blow to head'

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 9:15

Catherine Shaw was reported missing after she left a Guatemala hotel on 5 March.
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Guatemala court blocks government's bid to expel UN team

Wednesday, January 9th 2019, 15:39

The country's top court moved to defend an anti-corruption commission investigating the president.
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Guatemala expels UN-backed anti-corruption commission

Tuesday, January 8th 2019, 2:47

The body, which has been investigating President Jimmy Morales, is given 24 hours to leave.
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Guatemalan boy detained at border dies in US custody

Wednesday, December 26th 2018, 11:16
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The eight-year-old Guatemalan boy died days after being detained with his father for illegal entry.
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Migrant caravan: Girl dies after being taken into custody at Mexico-US border

Friday, December 14th 2018, 18:16
related countries: United States United States

A seven-year-old migrant girl dies in US custody after trying to cross the border from Mexico.
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Dos Erres massacre: Ex-soldier sentenced for killing 171

Thursday, November 22nd 2018, 11:19

Santos López was convicted for his role in a notorious 1982 massacre in a Guatemalan village.
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Thousands flee as Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupts

Monday, November 19th 2018, 16:30

Almost 4,000 residents leave their homes as the Fuego volcano erupts for the fifth time this year.
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Trump vows to cut aid over migrant caravan

Monday, October 22nd 2018, 22:21
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

The president continues his threats against the Central American nations as the convoy heads north.
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Thousands of caravan migrants reach Mexico

Monday, October 22nd 2018, 3:32
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Despite initial efforts from Mexico to block them at the border with Guatemala, most have entered illegally by boat.
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