Guatemala Cancels on Trump
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U.S. Blames Iran for Tanker Attacks
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Hong Kong’s Last Stand
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Indian Exit Polls Predict Modi Win
India’s Narendra Modi appears set for second term, Austria’s ruling coalition collapses ahead of the EU elections, and what to watch in the world this week.
A Global Call to End Online Extremism
Government leaders and tech companies convene to combat violent extremism online, an ongoing curfew amid violence in Sri Lanka, and the crackdown on Venezuela’s opposition continues.
Trump Is Sending Guns South as Migrants Flee North
The administration’s push to weaken oversight of gun exports could worsen the Central American refugee crisis.
Corrupt Guatemalans’ GOP Lifeline
U.S. Republicans are weakening a U.N. anti-corruption investigation into President Jimmy Morales. What are they getting in exchange?
Guatemala’s ‘Slow-Motion Coup’ Rolls Onward
The continuing crackdown on a corruption investigatory body could allow impunity to flourish ahead of this year’s elections.
The Hungry Caravan
Violence isn’t the only reason migrants are fleeing Central America. A four-year drought has destroyed harvests and lives—and has pushed the hungry northward.
Jobs and Opportunity Are the Only Path to Peace in Central America
The United States must foster free trade and economic growth in Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador, or the vicious cycle of violence will persist.
Amnesty: Honduras, Guatemala Deadliest Countries for Environmental Activists
Indigenous rights activists are increasingly being murdered with impunity.
From Cocaine Cowboys to Narco-Ranchers
As the drug trade takes over Central America, drug barons have found an increasingly reliable option for laundering their cash: cows.
How one man tried to tackle deep-rooted corruption in Guatemala — and barely made it out alive.
Guatemalan President Offers Trump ‘Cheap Labor’ To Build Border Wall
Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has a laugh at the expense of Donald Trump.
‘The Field of Battle Is the Courts of Justice’
Guatamala's left says the country's ongoing war crimes trials are an overdue reckoning. The country's military says they're a "legal lynching."
Jimmy Morales Can’t Fix Guatemala
As Guatemala wrestles with the ghosts of its civil war past, its new president may already be a lame duck.
Why Ukraine Must Outsource Its Fight Against Corruption
Kiev is losing the fight against corruption. It's time for a radical cure.
A Tale of the Pure at Heart
In 2014, Lev Tahor arrived in Guatemala, the latest stop in a 20-year international journey. The ultra-conservative jewish sect cries that it is escaping religious persecution. But to those left behind—in Israel, New York, and Canada—the group is a dangerous cult ducking accusations of brainwashing, abuse, and child marriage