Fire swept through a crowded children’s shelter near Guatemala City early Wednesday and officials said at least 19 people died and dozens were injured.
Walmart’s Mexico unit will invest $1.3 billion over the next three years, company officials announced Wednesday at an event with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Thursday marked the start of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States.
Along the cocaine corridor that cuts north out of Central America, drug cartels are no longer the primary targets for Mexican police.
Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina has defiantly vowed to stay in office despite calls from around the Central American country for him to resign immediately.