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Jimmy Morales new Guatemalan President

Jimmy Morales new Guatemalan President

Monday, October 26, 2015. BMG: With 67.4% of the population’s vote in favor of 46 year old, comedian Jimmy Morales, Guatemala has officially elected its new President. President Morales got…

Comedian Jimmy Morales expected to become next Guatemalan president

Comedian Jimmy Morales expected to become next Guatemalan president

Sunday, October 25th, 2015 BMG: Guatemalans began casting ballots in a presidential run-off today Sunday, choosing between a comedian with no political experience and a former first lady, amid the fallout…

Actor Jimmy Morales beats front-runners to top of polls in Guatemala

Actor Jimmy Morales beats front-runners to top of polls in Guatemala

Monday, September 7th, 2015. Aaron Humes Reporting: A run-off vote is scheduled for October 25 after, as expected, none of the 14 candidates for President of Guatemala in Sunday’s vote…

Guatemalans demand accountability of politicians, not so much in Belize

Guatemalans demand accountability of politicians, not so much in Belize

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015. BMG: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned from his office after a judge issued an arrest warrant against him in connection to a growing corruption…

Guatemalan President Stripped of Immunity

Guatemalan President Stripped of Immunity

Wednesday, September 2, 2015. BMG: On Tuesday Guatemala’s Congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina’s immunity of office. It means that Perez Molina can now be charged for a customs corruption…

Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina: “I will not resign”

Guatemala’s President Otto Perez Molina: “I will not resign”

Monday, August 24, 2015. BMG: Speaking to his nation on television, Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina insists he had no link to a customs bribery scandal, had not received money…

Ex Vice President of Guatemala arrested

Ex Vice President of Guatemala arrested

Friday, August 21, 2015. BMG: Roxanna Baldetti, the former vice president of the Republic of Guatemala, has been arrested following a warrant issued by the Supreme Court on charges of illegal…

SICA summit held in Placencia village

SICA summit held in Placencia village

Wednesday, December 17, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: Belize has handed over the rotating presidency of the Central American Integration System (SICA) to Guatemala. The handing over was done today…

Belizean convicted in Guatemala escapes from prison

Belizean convicted in Guatemala escapes from prison

Monday, April 21, 2014. PATRICK E. JONES Reporting: The Guatemalan newspaper Prensa Libre is reporting that Belizean Joseph Budna who is serving a lengthy jail sentence in Guatemala has escaped…