The Fuego volcano, one of three actives in Guatemala, begins a strong eruptive phase with explosions, ash expulsion and avalanches of incandescent material, though no evacuations are taking place for the moment, authorities have announced.
Honduran migrants trying to reach the United States on foot remain stuck in Guatemala, their advance stymied by security forces. The group hopes to be allowed to continue forward after it was met in the southeastern town of Vado Hondo, near the border with Honduras, with tear gas and batons wielded by police and soldiers with strict orders to stop anyone without travel documents or a negative coronavirus test.
26 Jul 2019
Small Guatemalan coffee producers, who lived for years in the United States and were able to buy land in Guatemala to plant coffee upon their return, are thinking of trying to risk going back to the US illegally due to the fall of the international price of coffee.