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We have started to collect the most important news related to Guatemala in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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'Babies at risk' in Guatemala row

Friday, August 17th 2007, 21:15

The owner of a Guatemalan children's home under investigation says infants' health is at risk while the row goes on.
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'Drug baron' caught in Colombia

Friday, June 22nd 2007, 2:52
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombian police arrest a Guatemalan suspected drug baron who has been on the run for two years.
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'Most ancient' Maya tomb found

Friday, October 26th 2012, 0:02

One of the oldest Maya tombs ever found is uncovered in western Guatemala - along with a necklace depicting a vulture-headed human figure, say experts.
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'Skin and bones'

Monday, September 14th 2009, 12:49

The children caught up in Guatemala's food crisis
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'Stolen' Guatemala children found

Monday, August 13th 2007, 7:42

Police in Guatemala rescue 46 children believed to have been taken from their parents for illegal adoption abroad.
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'Thieves' lynched in Guatemala

Tuesday, February 22nd 2011, 19:43

Four men are lynched in Guatemala after allegedly stealing a truck carrying flour in a suburb of the capital, Guatemala City.
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'Vigilante killings' in Guatemala

Friday, February 10th 2006, 3:01

Twelve bodies, some with gang tattoos, are found after apparent vigilante killings in Guatemala.
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Adopted Guatemala baby 'stolen'

Thursday, July 24th 2008, 8:08

DNA tests in Guatemala prove for the first time a child put up for adoption in the state system had been stolen.
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Americans die in Guatemala crash

Monday, August 25th 2008, 0:42
related countries: United States United States

Five US aid workers are among 10 people killed when a small plane crashes east of the Guatemalan capital, police say.
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Another earthquake hits Guatemala

Monday, November 12th 2012, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

A 6.1-magnitude tremor is felt in Guatemala and other Central American countries, days after the deaths of at least 52 in a powerful earthquake.
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Argentine singer Cabral shot dead

Sunday, July 10th 2011, 1:00
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Tributes flood in for one of Latin America's most famous folk singers and UN peace envoy, Facundo Cabral, gunned down in Guatemala.
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Arrests in Guatemala jail killing

Tuesday, February 27th 2007, 11:34

The head of a Guatemalan prison and 21 employees are held over the killing of four police officers at the jail.
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Beheadings in Guatemala jail riot

Sunday, November 23rd 2008, 11:45

A fight between rival gangs in a Guatemalan prison leaves seven inmates dead, five of them beheaded, say officials.
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Brothers held over bizarre murder

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 10:42

Two Guatemalan brothers who allegedly helped a prominent lawyer organise his own murder have turned themselves in.
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Bush stops in Guatemala for talks

Tuesday, March 13th 2007, 3:25

Security, immigration and trade are on the agenda as George Bush visits Guatemala as part of his L America tour.
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