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.
Taiwan from Thursday is to reinstate visa exemptions for passport holders from 65 countries ... Which passports will have visa-free entry privileges?. Eleven more countries on Thursday are to join 54 countries that were given visa-free privileges on Sept ... Thirty-day visa-free visits are allowed for citizens of five other diplomatic allies.
to fill available jobs two years ago, Eubanks turned to the government’s temporary visa program. Her company spent more than $50,000 to apply for 50 H-2B visas, which allow workers from other countries to earn a living in the U.S ... Now the government is telling employers that it will reject most new requests for H-2B visas filed after Sept.
Tapachula, a town on the Mexico-Guatemala border known for its stifling heat, has earned the nickname of a “migrant prison”. Thousands of people hoping to reach the United States have found themselves detained or stuck here, waiting months to obtain a humanitarian visa and struggling to survive in the city long enough to acquire one.
under the H2A, an agricultural visa, which allows the farm to bring foreign nationals to the U.S ...Last year saw a record number of migrants on H2A visas coming to the U.S ... Mexico accounted for 93 percent of the H2A visas in 2021, South Africa for 3 percent and Guatemala for 1 percent, according to the Wilson Center.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — One of the last remaining official pillars of Guatemala's effort to root out corruption leaves his post this week, following the ouster or departure of a series of other anti-graft campaigners who had shaken the Central American nation's governing class.
Unprecedented delays processing millions of visas, work permits, green cards and naturalization petitions, as well as cases languishing in immigration courts, are so severe that experts say they can’t be resolved without significant reforms ... consulates reopened after pandemic closures, wait times for visa appointments skyrocketed.
Unprecedented delays processing millions of visas, work permits, green cards and naturalization petitions, as well as cases languishing in immigration courts are so severe that experts say they can’t be resolved without significant reforms ...Department of State — visas ... Immigrant visa processing is down 23% from its peak in , agency figures show.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A prominent Guatemalan newspaper editor who has overseen investigations into corruption has been arrested, prompting denunciations Saturday by politicians, anticorruption activists and civic groups ... government has sharply criticized the weakening of anti-corruption efforts in Guatemala and last year cancelled the U.S.
AP, GUATEMALA CITY...The US government has sharply criticized the weakening of anti-corruption efforts in Guatemala and last year canceled the US visa of Guatemalan Attorney General Consuelo Porras, who has been pursuing former prosecutors who had been conducting corruption investigations against officials.
<img class="Image" alt="Eduardo Martinez was 25 when he came to the United States from Guatemala on a visa and got a job making salads at an Italian restaurant in Evanston ... Eduardo Martinez was 25 when he came to the United States from Guatemala on a visa and got a job making salads at an Italian restaurant in Evanston.
... triangle countries — El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala — because numerous potential partners would be disqualified ... visas, barred from traveling to the U.S ... visa had been canceled but he was proud to have been sanctioned for doing what he thought was right for his country.
The injured included people from Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The institute said they would be given humanitarian visas, and the bodies of those deceased would be returned to their home countries. Victims of crashes involving migrant smuggling are generally considered crime victims in Mexico, and thus are eligible for such visas.