Farmers in Guatemala are facing rapidly deteriorating crop conditions, triggered by extended periods of drought followed by torrential rains, and more catastrophic weather events as the climate warms. @MeaganNBCDC reports.
A bid by Mexico to contain thousands of migrants on its southern border with Guatemala has created a major humanitarian headache for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, and has failed to prevent many from reaching the U.S. border
The US government imposes targeted sanctions on Guatemala's attorney general, evidently for failing to address corruption, and on five Salvadoran Supreme Court judges whom President Bukele appointed in a constitutionally dubious process.
I appreciated meeting Ambassador Alfonso Quinonez of Guatemala this week. We share a strong interest in addressing the root causes of migration and strengthening U.S.-Guatemala business relations.
Watch Angelica Gonzalez-Garcia and her 8-year-old daughter reunite at Boston's Logan Airport in a CNN exclusive report. Gonzalez-Garcia and her child were separated in Arizona for 55 days after fleeing Guatemala for the US, citing domestic violence at home
This afternoon I met with community leaders in Guatemala. We talked about what barriers stand in the way for Guatemalans to build a future at home.
I spoke with President Giammattei of Guatemala today to discuss coordinated action to address the root causes of migration to the United States, and to develop and put in place innovative solutions that improve conditions for people in their home countries.
An Indigenous village in Guatemala hit by a landslide during #HurricaneEta is no longer habitable, say authorities. At least 88 people are still missing and rescue operations have ended. One man says he lost 40 family members, one woman lost everyone: "She is the only survivor."