Guatemalan court ruled against the candidacy for anti-graft former attorney general Thelma Aldana.Full Story
"Unfortunately in Guatemala there is a history of public figures who improperly use laws ... with the aim of gagging the media," Elvira of SIP said.Full Story
Indigenous groups in Guatemala, joined by campesinos, students, feminists finished an 8-day march in Guatemala City to protest against a corrupt government.
In 2016, a riot at the same prison left 14 people dead.
CICIG has issued pre-trial requests against the ruling party's presidential candidate ahead of June elections, as well as several other political leaders.
Thousands of citizens are taking part in the "March of Dignity" amidst an electoral process plagued by scandal and irregularities.
The boy's death follows those of two other Guatemalan migrant children in December.
The June 16 Guatemalan general elections would be Estrada's fourth run for the president, but his race has likely been completely stopped after his arrest in Miami.
Aldana was detained immediately after stepping off a plane in Honduras, interrogated and held without explaination by authorities.
Director of Guatemala's UN-backed anti-corruption commission says he's 'surprised, concerned' by Luis Almagro's accusation the commission is 'influencing' upcoming presidential elections.
The electoral authority rejected the candidacy, citing an arrest warrant which alleged irregularities during her tenure as chief prosecutor.