February 22, 2018

Storms cause devastation in Central America

A tropical depression storm pounding Central America has triggered floods and landslides that have left at least 18 people dead, officials say. In Guatemala, at least 13 people were reported killed with four victims in Nicaragua and one in El Salvador. Guatemala issued a "red alert" and … [Read more...]

Six murder suspects lynched by mob in Guatemala

An indigenous community in Alta Verapaz Province in Northern Guatemala have lynched six people they suspected of being involved in the murder of a local businessman. Emergency services say local residents from the municipality of San Pedro Carcha marched five men and a woman to a corn field, … [Read more...]

Police capture homemade tank in Mexico drug raid

Mexican police have seized a homemade tank during a raid on the notorious Zetas drug cartel in Western Mexico. Three people were killed in the raid. The tank has been dubbed "The Monster" by police. It has room for 20 people and its armour plating is capable of stopping bullets and resisting … [Read more...]

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s ‘sons’ born just days apart

The son that Arnold Schwarzenegger fathered with his housekeeper, Mildred Baena, was born just a week after Maria Shriver gave birth to the youngest of Schwarzenegger's chilren, Christopher in September 1997. Mildred Baena had worked for Schwarzenegger and Shriver as their housekeeper for 20 … [Read more...]

27 people decapitated in Guatemala massacre

The decapitated bodies of 25 men and two women have been found at a ranch in Peten Province near Guatemala's border with Mexico. The chief of police said the killings were probably linked to a battle between rival drug gangs fighting for control of the area. Northern Guatemala is an … [Read more...]

Drug Lord on America’s ‘most wanted’ list captured

Guatemalan authorities have arrested a drug lord wanted in both Guatemala and the United States for aiding the transit of cocaine for the Sinaloa Mexican drug cartel. Guatemala Attorney General Claudia Paz says, Waldemar Lorenzana Lima, 71, was captured Tuesday by Guatemalan National Police in … [Read more...]