The finance minister of Honduras has resigned after police arrested his wife. Authorities said they found a stash of money totaling more than $57,000 in her car.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Guatemala near the country's border with Mexico Sunday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
A damaged front right tire caused the pickup truck accident in Texas that killed 15 people in the town of Goliad this week, authorities said Wednesday.
Each year about 37 babies and toddlers die when they are accidentally left strapped in car safety seats or become trapped in vehicles that rapidly heat up.
A Georgia banker who went missing last month is being sought by federal authorities for allegedly embezzling millions of dollars from a south Georgia bank.
The U.S. men's national team had a chance at a three-point road haul in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying go by the wayside, yielding a late goal to Guatemala and settling for a 1-1 draw at Estadio Mateo Flores. Here are U.S. player ratings from the match (as always, based on a scale of 0-10):
WARSAW -- Three thoughts on the U.S.' 1-1 tie at Guatemala on Tuesday, which moved the U.S. into pole position in its semifinal-round World Cup qualifying group with four points, followed by Jamaica (four with less goal differential), Guatemala (one) and Antigua and Barbuda (one).
My three thoughts heading into the U.S.'s World Cup qualifier at Guatemala on Tuesday (10 p.m. ET, PPV, UStream). Can't see the game? Follow our live blog with Avi Creditor and Co., beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET.
The U.S. men's national team opened World Cup qualifying with a 3-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda in rainy conditions in Tampa, Fla., and while the performance was not as dominant as most may have expected, the Americans will take the three points and look forward as the road to Brazil continues. Here are player ratings from the match (as always, based on a scaled of 0-10):
Loyda Rodriguez says she can still remember the day her daughter was taken.
Wilson Perez believes his father's killer is one of the hundreds of stable workers who live and care for horses in an area known as the "backside" of the Churchill Downs horse racing grounds.
A medical examiner is investigating the death of a 48-year-old stable worker named Adan Fabian Perez, a Guatemala native discovered in the back of a barn at Churchill Downs one day after the storied Louisville racetrack hosted the Kentucky Derby.
CNN's Joe Carter reports from the 138th Kentucky Derby on a stunning victory from "I'll Have Another".
The U.S. Treasury Department added a Guatemalan man to its drug kingpin list Tuesday, describing him as a "critical link" between Colombian drug producers and Mexico's Zetas cartel.
Colombian authorities have captured a fugitive accused of being the mastermind behind the killing of an Argentine folk singer in Guatemala last year.
A Guatemalan court convicted a former soldier for his role in a 1982 massacre and sentenced him to more than 6,000 years in prison.
A Guatemalan judge Thursday declined to grant former dictator Efrain Rios Montt amnesty from genocide charges, paving the way for a trial.
Police have captured a man they allege is one of the main producers of methamphetamine for Mexico's Sinaloa cartel, authorities said.
A Guatemalan judge has ordered the country's former dictator to stand trial on charges that he was responsible for atrocities committed during his rule.
Guatemala's new president has called on the military to help "neutralize" organized crime in the Central American nation.
Retired army Gen. Otto Perez Molina was sworn in as Guatemala's president Saturday, pledging to take a tough stand on crime amid growing insecurity in the Central American nation.
Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim's office normally responds to calls of motor vehicle accidents, homicides or other incidents that require determination of a cause of death. Thursday brought something totally unexpected.
The Peace Corps is slashing operations in Honduras and scaling back in El Salvador and Guatemala, citing security concerns in a region beset by violence linked to the lucrative drug trade.
Guatemala's president has authorized the extradition of former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo to face money-laundering charges in the United States, state media reported Tuesday.
Soldiers looking for drugs in the southern border state of Chiapas instead found 140 migrants inside a tractor-trailer.
Retired army Gen. Otto Perez Molina won Sunday's runoff presidential election in Guatemala, seizing on voters' concerns about growing insecurity in the Central American nation.
Guatemalans will return to the polls Sunday in a runoff presidential election dominated by the issue of security.
The death toll from recent rain and flooding in Central America rose to at least 91 Wednesday as the deluge rivaled what the region witnessed during the deadly Hurricane Mitch in 1998.
Heavy rain that has killed at least 60 people in Central America is not expected to let up soon, authorities said Monday.
Dozens of people have been killed in Central America as heavy rains continue to hammer the region.
A landslide in western Guatemala killed at least three people and 10 are missing, officials said Tuesday.
Four earthquakes struck southern Guatemala within hours of each other on Monday, killing at least one person and rattling residents in the capital city, officials said.
A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Guatemala on Monday, about 53 kilometers (32 miles) southeast of Guatemala City, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The smartly-dressed, blond woman emerged from a tony restaurant on Avenida Reforma, one of Guatemala City's main boulevards. A tall, broad-shouldered and barrel-chested man preceded her, his eyes calmly scanning the parking lot from behind dark sunglasses. Two other similar-looking bodyguards trailed behind her as they walked toward a luxury SUV.
A Georgia teacher's passion and curiosity about her immigrant students' homelands led to a path that changed her life and those she's touched - forever.
The latest chapter in a political controversy surrounding Guatemala's former first lady came to a close Monday after her supporters withdrew a legal appeal aimed at allowing her candidacy in next week's presidential elections.
A U.S. presidential commission has uncovered more details regarding human experiments conducted by American researchers in Guatemala in the 1940s in which the subjects were exposed to sexually transmitted diseases.
Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo can be extradited to the United States to face money laundering charges, judges in Guatemala ruled unanimously.
A tropical storm formed in the Caribbean Friday and is expected to move across the coast of Belize Saturday afternoon or night.
It's a case that has become emblematic of the risks involved in international adoption.
A team of forensic experts who testified in a high-profile trial that saw former members of the Guatemalan army convicted of crimes against humanity have received death threats for their participation, Amnesty International said Friday.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court has barred the country's former first lady from running for president -- shaking up the political landscape a month before the election.
The two mark the 10th birthdays of formerly conjoined twins Josie and Teresa
A Guatemalan judge has ordered an American couple to give their adopted daughter back to her birth mother.
A Guatemalan court convicted and sentenced four former soldiers Tuesday to more than 6,000 years each in prison for their role in a massacre of 250 people during the country's civil war, state media reported.
Former Guatemalan first lady Sandra Torres lost her bid before the country's Supreme Court to run for president, months after her divorce from President Alvaro Colom amid speculation the split was a political move.
Former first lady Sandra Torres took her bid for the presidency to Guatemala's Supreme Court on Friday, arguing that running for the top post is her "political, legal and human right."
Arguments and testimony were continuing Wednesday in one of Guatemala's first major trials against dictorship-era ex-soldiers.
It may not be legal, but it's definitely popular. For just 10 Guatemalan quetzals, or 15 Mexican pesos (the equivalent of just over a U.S. dollar), you can pay to ride a zip line across a river and into a new country.
Zip-lining is the latest method used to cross the border between Guatemala and Mexico. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Analysts say the slaying of one of Latin America's best-known folk singers over the weekend shines a spotlight on problems with deep roots in Guatemala: violence, impunity and the pervasive presence of organized crime
Gunmen shot dead Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral on Saturday as his car made its way to the airport in Guatemala City, police said.
A five-hour shootout between Mexican navy fighters and alleged members of the "Zetas" cartel left 15 people dead and several wounded, the official Notimex news agency reported Friday.
Tim Padgett with TIME magazine talks about his cover article on drug violence in Mexico.
Guatemala's former first lady, who divorced the sitting president in order to run herself for the top post, had her candidacy rejected by the country's electoral tribunal Wednesday.
It began as a headache. Then her throat started to feel tight. A dull pain welled in her chest and her joints ached.
CNN's Sara Sidner in Bengazi reports on the most detailed accounting of rape victims so far in the Libyan civil war.
The World Bank will support Central American security efforts with $1 billion in loans for the next two years, Guatemalan state media reported Wednesday.
The top prosecutors in Mexico and Guatemala set their sights on the Zetas drug cartel Wednesday, pledging to pool information and resources as their countries battle the notoriously violent criminal group.
Former members of a Guatemalan special forces unit are believed to have been involved in the killings of 27 people on a farm in a northern province, the country's president said.
Security forces in Guatemala have found 27 bodies, the majority of which were decapitated, at a farm in the northern region of Peten, Col. Rony Urizar, an army spokesman, said Sunday.
Let's say you live in a really dry area and you don't have much drinking water. Meanwhile, you wake up every morning to the sight of fog floating by. Instead of walking miles and miles to get water from a faraway river, what if you could just extract drinking water from those low-hanging clouds?
It's final. Five weeks after announcing that she would seek a divorce from her husband, Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom, Sandra Torres is no longer Guatemala's first lady. A family court in Guatemala City has granted the divorce petition. It's a controversial case that has created uproar in the mostly conservative and Catholic Central American nation.
A 4-year-old U.S. citizen who was unable to enter the country this month because of a possible communications mix-up was reunited with her family early Wednesday.
A 4-year-old U.S. citizen who was wrongly denied entry into the country this month will attempt the journey again on Tuesday, her attorney told reporters Monday.
Guatemalan President Alvaro Colom and his wife, Sandra Torres de Colom, have filed for divorce in an attempt to clear the way for the first lady to run for the presidency, Guatemalan Judge Mildred Roca told CNN.
In rural Guatemala, all it takes is a few minutes for tons of heavy mud to plow into a vulnerable hillside community and swallow its people and their homes.
Anne Hallum is helping rural Guatemalans protect their villages from deadly mudslides.
The Missouri Supreme Court Tuesday overturned a lower court ruling that terminated the parental rights of a Guatemalan woman whose son, the woman says, was adopted without her consent while she was imprisoned following an immigration sting in 2007.
A female gang member was arrested in connection with the bombing of a bus in Guatemala City that left seven dead, authorities said.
Former Guatemalan Interior Minister Carlos Vielmann, who is linked to a prison deaths probe, was arrested in Spain.
Carlos Vielmann, a former Guatemalan interior minister wanted on charges of extrajudicial killings, was arrested in Spain on Thursday for the second time in two months.
Guatemala's Foreign Ministry on Thursday filed an extradition request with Spain so that former Guatemalan interior minister Carlos Vielmann may face charges of alleged extrajudicial killings.
A former Georgia sheriff's deputy convicted of murder in the slaying of his wife and a day laborer in 2008 was sentenced Friday to two consecutive life sentences plus five years in prison.
Former Hurricane Richard continued to weaken Monday, becoming a tropical depression, the National Hurricane Center reported.
Hurricane Richard made landfall just south of Belize City Sunday night, said CNN Meteorologist Jacqui Jeras.
The Tuskegee syphilis experiment of the 20th century is often cited as the most famous example of unethical medical research. Now, evidence has emerged that it overlapped with a shorter study, also sponsored by U.S. government health agencies, in which human subjects were unknowingly being harmed by participating in an experiment.
Matthew weakened to a remnant low Sunday but continued to dump heavy rain over eastern Mexico and Central America, as forecasters project it to come to a virtual standstill later in the day.
Tropical Storm Matthew was strengthening Friday and could become a hurricane -- bringing heavy rains, flash floods and mudslides to Central America, forecasters said.
Guatemalan police on Thursday were searching for a drug trafficker who initiated a shootout with police at a shopping mall the day before.
Officials say at least 46 people were buried in two landslides here. Four of them were Carlos Coti's family members.
Rescuers pull survivors buried below feet of mud after heavy rains lead to landslides in Guatemala.
The toll from torrential rains and landslides in Guatemala moved higher Monday, with disaster officials reporting 44 dead, 56 injured and 16 missing.
Torrential rains and landslides in Guatemala have killed at least 37 people, and could claim as many as 100 lives, the country's emergency services agency said Sunday.
A survivor of a massacre in Mexico that left 72 dead is advising other would-be migrants to stay at home to avoid a fate like the one his companions met.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers on Friday not to eat frozen mamey fruit pulp -- sold under the La Nuestra and Goya brands -- after at least nine people in California and Nevada fell ill with typhoid fever.
The correspondent, the producer and the editor discussing "The Beast", a cargo train migrants ride in search of a brighter future.
A Rhode Island man has been sentenced to 70 months in prison for trying to smuggle half-a-million dollars worth of heroin through Dulles International Airport, concealed in juice boxes, according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Office of Homeland Security Investigations.
Rescue workers looking for at least five people believed to be trapped under a landslide have resumed their search in Chinautla, Guatemala, a volunteer firefighter said Thursday.
Authorities in Guatemala say they've detected an increase in vibration inside a volcano that killed three people when it erupted in May.
An appeals court ruling has raised the possibility that Guatemalan women will be able to seek asylum in the United States because of the high rates of femicide in that country.
Costa Rican Attorney General Francisco Dall'Anese Ruiz was named the new head of the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Wednesday.
Migrants mutilated as they fall from Mexico's "train of death." CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
In the first four months of this year, more than 20,000 illegal migrants boarded the "train of death" at the railhead in Arriaga, southern Mexico, according to diplomats in the region. They all had one aim: "El Norte", the United States.
Emergency authorities said Wednesday they are on watch for sinkholes and other possible problems in Guatemala, where heavy rain has already caused two rivers to overflow and a tropical storm led to the deaths of more than 150 people in May.
Authorities found a headless body in Guatemala on Friday, one day after the discovery of four severed heads and two decapitated corpses in different parts of the nation's capital, officials said.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court removed the country's new attorney general Thursday night -- just days after the president appointed him to the post.
Three human heads and three decapitated bodies with notes aimed at high government officials were found Thursday in different parts of Guatemala's capital, national police said.
The death toll from Tropical Storm Agatha continued to grow Tuesday, with 152 reported killed in Guatemala, 16 in Honduras and nine in El Salvador.
At least 115 people have died after a tropical storm battered Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend, officials in those countries reported.
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