40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
40 Girls Killed in Fire at Guatemalan Youth Home Where Rape & Abuse Were Rampant
By Raquel Reichard | 03/23/2017 - 12:09

At least 40 girls died in a fire on March 8 at the Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción, a youth center in Guatemala with a history of abuse, rape and corruption.


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WATCH: This Organization is Fighting for the Futures of Indigenous Girls in Guatemala
WATCH: This Organization is Fighting for the Futures of Indigenous Girls in Guatemala
By Connie Chavez | 02/09/2017 - 15:46

Meet Starfish, a Guatemalan non-governmental organization that works with young women from low-income, indigenous communities who have the talent and desire to succeed but lack access to opportunity.


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Inspiring Latina: How Nuestra Belleza Latina Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
Inspiring Latina: How 'Nuestra Belleza Latina' Star Jossie Ochoa Gives Back to Children in Guatemala
By Raquel Reichard | 08/23/2016 - 17:00

You might know Jossie Ochoa as the first runner-up on Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014, but the beautiful Guatemalan-American was a "fan fave" for more than her poise and good looks. The 23-year-old has always been one to give back, and last year she took her altruism to the next level when she started Mision Guatemala.


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6 Fascinating Latino Traditions
6 Fascinating Latino Traditions That Will Blow Your Mind
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/12/2016 - 17:15

These traditions stemming from Latin America and the Caribbean will completely blow you away.


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This Guatemalan Rapper Uses Hip-Hop as a Form of Activism to Unite Women
How This Guatemalan Rapper is Using Hip-Hop for Her Feminist Activism
By Geraldine Estevez | 04/06/2016 - 10:25

Guatemalan rapper Rebeca Lane is using hip-hop as a form of activism, building a network of female artists across Central America.


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First Trial for Violence Against Indigenous Women in Guatemala Set for February
First Trial for Violence Against Indigenous Women in Guatemala Set for February
By Raquel Reichard | 01/21/2016 - 15:03

For the first time since 1982, the year the Guatemalan army captured members of the Mayan community in an armed conflict that l


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Steven Spielberg's Shoah Foundation To Collect Oral Histories From Guatemalan Civil War
Steven Spielberg's Foundation To Collect Oral Histories From Guatemalan Civil War
By Cristina Arreola | 12/28/2015 - 10:22

Hundreds of oral histories from survivors of Guatemala's civil war will be documented and collected as part of a project by the University of Southern California's Shoah Foundation, a nonprofit


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First Six Immigrant Teens Arrive to U.S. Through Central American Minors Program
First Six Immigrant Teens Arrive to U.S. Through Central American Minors Program
By Raquel Reichard | 11/18/2015 - 11:49

Six immigrant teenagers arrived in the U.S.


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10 Can’t Miss Stops in Guatemala
14 Can’t Miss Stops in Guatemala
By Kristen Boatright | 10/26/2015 - 17:05

Beautiful scenery, colorful and overflowing agriculture, and delicious food are all staples of any trip to Guatemala, Central America’s center of Mayan culture.


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Comedian Jimmy Morales Elected  Guatemalan President
Comedian Jimmy Morales Wins Guatemalan Presidential Election
By Raquel Reichard | 10/26/2015 - 10:50

On Sunday, television comedian Jimmy Morales won Guatemala’s presidential election.


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