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Guatemalan president-elect Jimmy Morales at a press conference

Guatemalan president-elect Jimmy Morales at a press conference

Guatemalan comedian elected president

26/10/2015 18:30

A former televison comedian in Guatemala who played a gormless cowboy that became President, now gets to play the part for real, as he has been elected to lead the country

Police keep watch over the rescue efforts in Santa Catarina Pinula, near Guatemala City

Police keep watch over the rescue efforts in Santa Catarina Pinula, near Guatemala City

Mudslide near Guatemala City kills 17

05/10/2015 09:15

More than 130 people are confirmed dead and more than 300 are missing in the town of Cambray near to Guatemala City, following a massive mudslide

Members of Guatemala's Supreme Electoral Tribunal hold a press conference on Monday

Members of Guatemala's Supreme Electoral Tribunal hold a press conference on Monday

Guatemalans await election results

08/09/2015 08:57

A comedy actor leads the first round of Guatemala's presidential election, but it's still not clear which one of two other candidates running neck and neck, will join him into the second round.

Women queue at a polling station in San Juan Sacatepequez, 40 Km west of Guatemala City

Women queue at a polling station in San Juan Sacatepequez, 40 Km west of Guatemala Cit

Guatemala holds Presidential election

06/09/2015 16:43

Guatemalans on Sunday go to the polls to choose a new President. The election is overshadowed by a scandal which sees the last President elected accused of corruption and held in jail, after resigning.  

Former President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina (C) after a court hearing where he faces corruption charges

Former President of Guatemala Otto Perez Molina (C) after a court hearing where he faces corruption charges

Guatemalan president jailed after resigning

04/09/2015 09:00

The president of Guatemala has resigned and been jailed on corruption charges, ahead of the country's presidential election on Sunday