Guatemala (i/ˌɡwɑːtᵻˈmɑːləˌɡwæ-ˌɡɑː-/GWAH-tə-MAH-lə, GWAT-ə-MAH-lə or GAH-tə-MAH-lə; Spanish:[gwateˈmala]), officially the Republic of Guatemala (Spanish:República de Guatemala), is a country in Central America bordered by Mexico to the north and west, the Pacific Ocean to the southwest, Belize to the northeast, the Caribbean to the east, Honduras to the east and El Salvador to the southeast. With an estimated population of around 15.8 million, it is the most populous state in Central America. A representative democracy, Guatemala's capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City.
Mexican officials began moving hundreds of migrants to other states of the country last week after they endured lengthy waits for asylum and visa requests in Tapachula. Thousands of migrants mostly from Haiti, Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador are stuck in limbo in Tapachulu and ...
The migrants accepted an offer from the Mexican government of visas in exchange for quitting the caravan ... Another caravan was already ready to leave Tapachula, a city on the border with Guatemala used by migrants to move through Mexico ... Reuters now reports that a new caravan formed on Friday in the state of Chiapas, near the Guatemala border.
is using foreign aid and a “leftist agenda” to subsidize “instability and economic misery” in Guatemala, said Guatemalan analyst Luis Figueroa and ex-pat American businessmanSteve Hecht... visa to Porras, who has not been charged with any crime in either Guatemala or the U.S ... is taking sides in an internal right–left fight in Guatemala.
... migrants who had started walking north have agreed to be separated and taken by bus to several cities to apply for humanitarian visas ... Migrants have grown tired of the long delay in granting visas in Tapachula, near the Guatemala border, where many say they can't find work.
Migrants have grown tired of the long delay in granting visas in Tapachula, near the Guatemala border, where many say they can’t find work ... Activists claim that even migrants who have received humanitarian visas that are supposed to allow them to travel in Mexico have been detained by immigration agents and sent back to Tapachula.
Thousands of migrants in southern Mexico have accepted a government offer to quit a US-bound caravan in exchange for Mexican visas, officials said on Tuesday night ... caravan is already about to depart from Tapachula, a major migrant massing point close to the border with Guatemala.
Thousands of migrants in southern Mexico have accepted a government offer to quit a U.S.-bound caravan in exchange for Mexican visas, officials said on Tuesday night. ...Tapachula, a major migrant massing point close to the border with Guatemala. .
Thousands of people have also remained in Tapachula, close to the Guatemala border, where they are applying for refugee status and hope to receive visas to let them transit the country.Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com ... Migrants typically request asylum as a first step to receive a visa letting them travel freely within Mexico.
In response to the spike in irregular migration by Ecuadoreans, Mexico and Guatemala have required that the country's citizens obtain tourist visas ... In addition, Ecuador’s permissive visa laws make it attractive to migrants of other nationalities seeking to reach the US through migratory routes in South and Central American countries.
MIAMI (AP) — A businessman accused of siphoning off millions in state contracts from Venezuela met secretly with U.S ... attorneys from prying eyes in Venezuela.” ... officials redacted ...The U.S ... sanctions ... U.S ... Saab initially hired Bagley to help get a student visa for his son and later sought his advice on investments in Guatemala, according to prosecutors.
By Joshua Goodman . Associated Press. MIAMI — A businessman accused of siphoning off millions in state contracts from Venezuela met secretly with U.S ... attorneys from prying eyes in Venezuela.” ... U.S ... Saab initially hired Bagley to help get a student visa for his son and later sought his advice on investments in Guatemala, according to prosecutors ... .
The migrants set out early Saturday from Tapachula, near the Guatemala border, where thousands of migrants have spent months waiting for asylum applications or other visas that would allow them to transit Mexico... border ... Insight by Carahsoft ... Large efforts that started in Honduras have been broken up by authorities in Guatemala before reaching Mexico.