Guatemalans Vote in an Atmosphere of Distrust and Corruption (in Photos)
The national election in Guatemala likely marked the bitter end to what was once the most hopeful anti-corruption movement in the hemisphere.
Viewfinder: A Raid on Suspected Human Traffickers in Guatemala
A Guatemalan policeman prepares to take part in an early morning raid during which a suspected human trafficker was taken into custody on May 29th, 2019, in Guatemala City.
Mexico's Mass Arrests of Central American Migrants Follow Years of U.S. Pressure
The story of Mexico's latest crackdown on U.S.-bound Central American migrants began long before Trump's presidency.
How a Tech Geek Is Using Machine Learning to Hold Human Rights Abusers Accountable
Patrick Ball has advised nine truth commissions, four U.N. missions, and dozens of advocacy groups in more than 30 countries. And his non-profit, the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, "represents, without a doubt, the world's top people doing statistical work on human rights violations."
Guatemala's Death Toll Rises as the Fuego Volcano Continues to Erupt (in Photos)
Guatemala struggles to recover from its most severe volcanic eruption in 45 years.
The Guatemala Experiments
In the late 1940s, a group of doctors and researchers traveled to Guatemala and conducted extensive and often ghastly STD experiments there. This is the story behind who was responsible, what the test subjects did and didn’t know, and the onerous task of meting out justice.
War Crimes: ‘They Ordered Us To Kill All The People'
At a historic U.S. trial, former Guatemalan army commandos testify about the massacre of 250 villagers in the jungle hamlet of Dos Erres during the country’s civil war.
In Trial of Massacre Suspect, a Rare Chance for Guatemalan Justice
A survivor of the 1982 Dos Erres massacre and former Guatemalan commandos who carried it out will testify against a former army lieutenant, a U.S. citizen who prosecutors say lied about his involvement.