Tag Archives: Guatemala

More Honduran migrants seek to join US-bound group in Guatemala

10 October, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala (Reuters) – More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand trekking through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after US President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal. The caravan has been growing steadily since it left the violent Honduran city … Read More

At least seven dead in riot at Guatemalan maximum security prison

10 October, 2018 9:46 am 9:46 am

(Reuters) – At least seven people were shot dead and four were wounded on Sunday in a prison riot in Guatemala, according to local authorities, who said they had wrested back control. The riot spun out of a brawl among prisoners in the Pavoncito maximum security prison, said prison spokesman Rudy Esquivel. Volunteer firefighters reported … Read More