Impunity through bribery: Helen Mack Chang on corruption in Guatemala
23 June 2019 | 4:35 pm
A culture of impunity and organized crime have made life dangerous for many in Guatemala. As citizens went to the polls, DW sat down with Helen Mack Chang to discuss the situation for activists in the country.
21 May 2021
As people in France return to artistic institutions after almost seven months of lockdown, we find out what's on offer at Paris's Musée d'Orsay. In addition to its world-class collection of Impressionist art, we hear from the museum's director, Laurence des Cars, about the temporary exhibitions and events there at the moment. With strict health and safety measures in place, she tells us how limited visitor numbers should allow for a better viewing experience.
7 Jun 2021
The US vice president is set to talk migration, corruption and investment with Guatemalan and Mexican leaders. Washington is also expected to announce new measures to curb human trafficking.
12 Jun 2021
Despite backlash from some Democratic and Republican lawmakers at home, US Vice President Kamala Harris maintained that Washington needed to tackle the "root causes" of migration.
16 Jul 2021
With the Metropolitan Police investigating racist abuse directed at three of England's black football players after the team's loss last Sunday in the Euro 2020 finals against Italy, AFP takes a look at racism in football and what can be done to tackle the abuse off the pitch.
17 Aug 2021
Guatemala has imposed a night curfew and restrictions on public gatherings amid a surge in infections. Sydney officials were facing "the most concerning day" of the pandemic. Follow DW for the latest.
20 Aug 2021
In northern Nigeria some men keep hyenas as pets or perform with them at festivals - but one traditional leader says the culture is dying as it clashes with modern ideas about animal welfare.
17 Oct 2021
Most of the migrants were from Haiti and they had hoped to arrive in the US but instead would now be dropped off at the Honduras frontier. The US continues to deport thousands of migrants back to Haiti.
23 Oct 2021
Guatemalan riot police are deployed as former soldiers storm the rear area of Congress on and torch several vehicles in protest over unpaid compensation for their service during the country's civil war from 1960 to 1996.
21 Oct 2021
In Lebanon the car has reigned supreme, with little managing to steer people away from the mighty automobile. But now, the economic crisis is succeeding where everything else failed by challenging Lebanon's national passion for automobile ownership, and driving growing numbers towards greener or more collective transport.
6 Nov 2021
In more than 80% of cases involving murdered journalists, the killers are never brought to justice. A tribunal set up by press freedom NGOs wants to stop this impunity and call governments to account, as well.
6 Nov 2021
“If you live in Nigeria, you can survive anywhere,” and it’s not by chance. The Soro Soke generation has shifted the narrative, creating an online and offline movement that seeks to effect change, a change that cuts across national boundaries. Amid these calls for change is The Culture Squad echoing the demands of the people for all who need to hear it. These select few are the VJs who highlight societal issues that spark change and revolution in the hearts of many youths. Grab a copy of Guardian Life tomorrow as Nenny B, Folu Storms and Ilo take us on a journey on the impact of ViacomCBS on youth expression.
22 Dec 2021
On their way to reach the United States, thousands of migrants are getting stuck in the border city of Tapachula. DW's Johan Ramirez met two Cubans whose story shows the dangers migrants face in search of the so-called American dream.
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Although EU candidacy for Ukraine and Moldova has been hailed as historic, frustrations among other candidates years into their own membership bids should serve as a reminder that the path ahead won't be easy.
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Police said they were investigating an overnight mass shooting outside a bar popular with the LGBTQ community as a "terrorist act." Oslo's annual Pride parade, which was planned for Saturday, has been called off.
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The US Supreme Court has struck down a New York law restricting gun-carrying rights, in its most important judgement on guns in over a decade.
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Spanish and Moroccan activists called for a probe into the clash that left at least 18 people dead at Spain's North African exclave of Melilla. The unrest started when some 2,000 migrants tried to rush the border fence.
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A new judicial report claims Jacob Zuma is "a critical player" in a massive theft from state enterprises in South Africa. But the ex-president pledged to challenge the findings.