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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.

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Earthquakes rattle Guatemala, kill at least 1updated: Mon Sep 19 2011 20:32:00

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.

Moderate earthquake rattles Guatemalaupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 15:23:00

A 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck Guatemala on Monday, about 53 kilometers (32 miles) southeast of Guatemala City, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Gangs, drugs fuel violence in Guatemalaupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 20:50:00

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.

Guatemalan mother says daughter kidnapped, adopted in U.S.updated: Tue Aug 16 2011 21:38:00

It's a case that has become emblematic of the risks involved in international adoption.

Guatemala judge orders American couple to return adopted girlupdated: Sat Aug 06 2011 22:58:00

A Guatemalan judge has ordered an American couple to give their adopted daughter back to her birth mother.

Argentine folk singer shot dead in Guatemalaupdated: Sun Jul 10 2011 16:14:00

Gunmen shot dead Argentine folk singer Facundo Cabral on Saturday as his car made its way to the airport in Guatemala City, police said.

Report: World Bank pledges $1 billion for Central American securityupdated: Wed Jun 22 2011 21:39:00

The World Bank will support Central American security efforts with $1 billion in loans for the next two years, Guatemalan state media reported Wednesday.

Guatemalan, Mexican authorities target Zetas cartelupdated: Thu Jun 16 2011 08:58:00

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.

Guatemalan first lady's divorce creates uproarupdated: Wed Apr 13 2011 03:17:00

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.

Girl, denied access to U.S., will try againupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 12:18:00

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.

Woman arrested for Guatemalan bus bombingupdated: Wed Jan 05 2011 09:24:00

A female gang member was arrested in connection with the bombing of a bus in Guatemala City that left seven dead, authorities said.

5 missing after Guatemala landslideupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 13:48:00

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.

Guatemala warns of volcano dangerupdated: Thu Jul 22 2010 12:23:00

Authorities in Guatemala say they've detected an increase in vibration inside a volcano that killed three people when it erupted in May.

Rain threatens more damage in storm-battered Guatemalaupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 13:36:00

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.

Third headless body found in Guatemala, officials sayupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 14:55:00

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.

Bodies and severed heads found in Guatemala, police sayupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 17:40:00

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.

More than 175 dead from weekend storm in Central Americaupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 08:55:00

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.

Tropical storm leaves at least 115 dead in Central Americaupdated: Tue Jun 01 2010 08:26:00

At least 115 people have died after a tropical storm battered Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador over the weekend, officials in those countries reported.

Agatha leaves 82 dead in Guatemala, El Salvadorupdated: Sun May 30 2010 21:28:00

The remnants of Tropical Storm Agatha were headed into the Caribbean Sea late Sunday after leaving behind more than 80 dead in Guatemala and El Salvador, authorities in those countries reported.

Deadly storm hits Central Americaupdated: Sun May 30 2010 02:09:00

Tropical Depression Agatha unleashed torrential rains over Guatemala, southeast Mexico and much of El Salvador, triggering flash floods and mudslides.

Journalist killed while covering volcanoupdated: Sun May 30 2010 02:09:00

A state of emergency is declared and thousands are evacuated as a volcano erupts near Guatemala's capital.

Deadly tropical storm hits Central Americaupdated: Sat May 29 2010 22:29:00

Tropical Storm Agatha unleashed torrential rains over Guatemala, southeast Mexico and much of El Salvador, triggering flash floods and mud slides.

Death toll climbs to 3 from Guatemala volcanoupdated: Sat May 29 2010 05:21:00

The death toll from the eruption of a volcano in Guatemala has risen to at least three people, an official said Friday.

Two killed in attack on Guatemalan policeupdated: Mon Oct 19 2009 10:18:00

Lethal assaults on police and prison guards in Guatemala continued over the weekend, with an attack on a national police patrol that killed two officers and left one wounded, authorities said.

Slayings of 4 Guatemalan prison officials blamed on drug tradeupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 17:29:00

To hear some Guatemalans tell it, three coordinated attacks that killed four prison officials in five hours Monday hardly raised anyone's pulse.

4 dead in market shootout in Guatemalaupdated: Wed Dec 24 2008 20:39:00

Four men died Wednesday in a shootout in Guatemala City's largest market, a spokesman for the national police said.

Guatemala crash victims came from Utah groupupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 19:23:00

Nine of the 11 people killed in a weekend plane crash in Guatemala were members of a Utah-based antipoverty group, the organization announced Monday.

10 killed in Guatemalan plane crashupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 08:10:00

A plane crash in eastern Guatemala on Sunday killed 10 people, including eight Americans, a Guatemalan official told CNN. Soccer America: U.S. continues qualifying quest in 'tough' Guatemala environmentupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 11:10:00

Not too long ago, the U.S. hung a big number on Guatemala, but by all indications it won't happen Wednesday in Guatemala City when the nations kick off the semifinal round of CONCACAF 2010 World Cup qualifying (10 p.m. ET, ESPN2 and Galavision). The U.S. has won only once in nine trips to the Central American nation of 13 million people, and that lone 1-0 victory came 20 years ago on a goal by Jeff Agoos, a rarity indeed. It tied 0-0 three years ago and 1-1 in 2000 on its last two qualifying visits.

Going beyond the green-washingupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 00:29:00

CNN is "Going Green" in the pursuit of the most innovative and effective solutions to the world's most pressing problems.

Guatemalan cabinet ministers killed in helicopter crashupdated: Fri Jun 27 2008 22:28:00

A helicopter carrying two Guatemalan cabinet ministers crashed Friday in the northern part of the country, killing all four people aboard, a presidential spokesman said. Soccer America: Revamped MLS powers get early tests in Champs' Cupupdated: Wed Mar 12 2008 14:02:00

After stopping in San Antonio to play MLS opponents -- including each other -- in the Texas Pro Soccer Festival last week, Houston and D.C. United begin play Wednesday in the CONCACAF Champions' Cup quarterfinals sporting very different lineups than they did last year. In United's case, the look is drastically new.

Bus crash kills 57 in Guatemalaupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 06:36:00

A double decker bus careened off a major highway and crashed into a ditch near Guatemala City Friday night, killing at least 57 people and injuring another 40, according to emergency officials.

Deadly Guatemala bus wreckupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 06:36:00

A bus careened off a highway in Guatemala, killing at least 57 people and injuring another 40, according to officials. Violence Haunts Guatemala's Electionupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 14:00:00

Battered by rising crime, many voters are turning again to the get-tough promise of a military man

Guatemalan campaign is bloodyupdated: Mon Sep 10 2007 14:16:00

More than 50 people have been killed in violence related to Guatemala's coming election. CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva reports

A dozen people drown in Guatemalan riverupdated: Sun Sep 02 2007 22:49:00

Twelve people, including five children, were killed in Guatemala when a pickup truck was washed away in a river swollen by heavy rains. The Sochi Olympics: A Win for Putinupdated: Sat Jul 07 2007 12:40:00

The Black Sea resort town will host the 2014 Winter Olympics, thanks partly to the Russian president's personal campaign

6.8 magnitude earthquake strikes off Guatemalan coastupdated: Wed Jun 13 2007 16:35:00

A 6.8 magnitude earthquake struck Wednesday just off the Pacific coast of Guatemala, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Search called off in Guatemala townupdated: Tue Oct 11 2005 00:06:00

Guatemalan authorities called off the search Tuesday for bodies in Panabaj, where between 600 and 1,000 people may be buried under a mudslide that obliterated the town five days earlier.

Any Kerry supporters on the line? updated: Mon Apr 25 2005 13:44:00

The Inter-American Telecommunication Commission meets three times a year in various cities across the Americas to discuss such dry but important issues as telecommunications standards and spectrum regulations.

Money Magazine: Antigua, Guatemalaupdated: Thu Oct 24 2002 15:41:00

Stuffed from lunch, my wife and I sat for an extra-long while at our restaurant table, holding hands by a tropical garden in a Spanish colonial mansion more than two centuries old. The birdies peeped. The fountain gurgled. The check arrived. Two bottled waters, two beers, a heaping platter of grilled vegetables drizzled with olive oil, a sampler of grilled meats (chicken, steak, pork chop, sausages), bread pudding, coffee, tax, tip... 25 bucks. And this, I reminded myself, was one of the expensive joints.

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