Guatemala

  • Protesters set fire to part of Guatemalan Congress building
    Guatemala City, November 22 (IANS): Protesters who were rallying against the approval of the 2021 budget in Guatemala set fire to a part of the Congress building here. On Saturday night, some protesters approached the headquarters of the Legislative Palace, where they hurled objects with fire into the offices of the Congress building, reports Xinhua news agency. Guatemala's volunteer and municipal firefighters had to intervene to control the flames. Images released by fire
  • Guatemala sends over 3,000 Honduran migrants home from caravan
    GUATEMALA CITY, October 4 (Reuters): Guatemalan authorities sent more than 3,000 Honduran migrants back to their home country over the past few days, they said on Saturday, dissolving much of a caravan heading north even while dwindling groups continued the trek toward the United States. Thousands of caravan members had crossed into Guatemala from Honduras without authorization last Thursday, pushing past troops at the border as they sought to escape poverty exacerbated by the