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The long and arduous route from Guatemala to the US poses many risks to the migrants that try to cover it - from corrupt police and border officials, to violent drug gangs.

Last Modified: 16 Aug 2011 09:02

Many people are uncomfortable seeing the same institution that was once responsible for killing innocent civilians, even nuns and priests, out on patrol with high powered rifles.

Last Modified: 14 Aug 2011 17:52

With Mexican drug cartels now controlling the bulk of the trafficking into the US, Guatemala - which shares a border with Mexico - has become far more saturated by organised crime.

Last Modified: 14 Aug 2011 13:36

All eyes on National Assembly meeting to see if it gives final approval to a set of potentially transformative economic reforms.

Last Modified: 1 Aug 2011 12:48