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The Gates of Hell Just Opened In Guatemala

"This can't be real" was my first thought. Then I checked the source: The Guatemalan government. This sinkhole appeared last sunday in a street …

Surf Tripping: Guatemala

Jon Steele<p>1 of 18<p>Viva Guatemala<p>Guatemala has glassy morning peaks just like the rest of Central America. And that black sand beach gets up to 120 …

Aquatic Sports

Five Reasons to Visit Guatemala

<i>By Sara Lieberman</i><p>Situated between the frequently-visited destinations of Mexico and Belize, Guatemala is all too-often flown over. But with ancient …

Central America

NatGeo’s 1st. Archaeology Student Award in Guatemala

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>The International Maya Symposium held every year in Guatemala City brings the best archaeological discoveries of the season to the National Museum. It is a gathering of academics, scientists, epigraphers, the public and archaeology students that currently participate in …

Archaeology

Guatemala urged to investigate trade unionist murders

International delegation says Guatemala risks losing its trade status with the EU and US if it fails to take action over murders<p>International labour activists have called on Guatemala to investigate a wave of murders targeting trade unionists in the country, or risk losing its favoured trade status …

Suspected mastermind of Guatemala police massacre arrested in Mexico

MEXICO CITY — An alleged drug cartel leader suspected of masterminding the June slayings of nine Guatemalan federal policemen was arrested Friday in the southern Mexico border state of Chiapas, officials said.<p>The suspect, Eduardo Francisco Villatoro Cano, became one of the most wanted men in …

Latin America

Eighty sea turtles wash up dead on the coast of Guatemala

Eighty dead sea turtles have been recorded since the first week of July on the country's southeastern beaches<p>An assortment of marine animals and birds reside along the black volcanic sand beaches of Guatemala's Pacific coast, but lately both residents and visitors on the southeast beaches of the …

Pacaya Volcano - Hiking an Active Volcano in Guatemala

Hiking My First Active Volcano!<p>Pacaya Volcano, Guatemala<p>It’s my first day in Guatemala and after an hour of hiking, I already find myself questioning …

Geology