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Guatemala’s electoral court sets date for presidential runoff elections

The Supreme Electoral Tribunal of Guatemala (TSE) has confirmed that the presidential runoff election will be held on August 20. However, the official results of...

Ministers of Economy and Energy resign from Guatemalan government

The ministers of Economy and Energy and Mines in Guatemala have resigned from their positions within President Alejandro Giammattei's government, according to an official...

Review of Guatemala’s disputed presidential election concludes amid international criticism

Electoral authorities and political parties' prosecutors in Guatemala have concluded the review of the June presidential election results, following a judicial order and facing...

Guatemalan presidential candidate calls for runoff election to be declared amid fraud allegations

Guatemalan presidential candidate Bernardo Arévalo, representing the center-left party Movimiento Semilla, has called for the official declaration of a runoff election in the country. This...

OAS sends technical team to Guatemala after election results suspended

The Organization of American States (OAS) has announced the deployment of its electoral mission to Guatemala in response to the country's Supreme Electoral Tribunal...

Guatemalan government calls for respect for state sovereignty amid electoral dispute

The government of Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei has issued a call to the international community to respect the sovereignty of states amidst an ongoing...

Election results in Guatemala suspended due to complaints of irregularities

The Constitutional Court of Guatemala has issued a ruling suspending the officialization of the election results due to complaints of irregularities raised by right-wing...

Surprising twist in Guatemala’s presidential election: the rise of ‘Uncle Bernie’

In a surprising turn of events, the first round of Guatemala's presidential election witnessed a significant upset. César Bernardo Arévalo de León, or Uncle Bernie,...

Guatemalan politician accused of drug trafficking wins congressional seat

Esduin Jerson Javier Javier, a politician accused of having links to drug trafficking, secured a seat in Guatemala's Congress during the recent general elections. According...

Guatemala elections reveal discontent and mistrust, setting the stage for unpredictable runoff

Guatemala's recent general elections resulted in an unexpected second-round showdown and highlighted the prevailing discontent and distrust among the population towards political proposals, according...

Latin America’s anti-corruption efforts stall: Guatemala, Mexico and Venezuela face alarming deterioration

The fifth edition of the Anti-Corruption Capacity Index (CCC Index) reveals a challenging anti-corruption landscape across Latin America. The study, conducted by Americas Society/Council of...

Guatemalan elections: Sandra Torres and Bernardo Arévalo head to second round

With 84% of the tally sheets processed, Sandra Torres and Bernardo Arévalo emerged as the top candidates in the first round of Guatemala's elections...

Guatemala’s general elections conclude with 31 arrests

The general elections in Guatemala ended with the conclusion of voting, which saw 31 individuals arrested and several incidents reported. Over 9.3 million eligible Guatemalans...

Guatemala holds general elections without clear favorite

Guatemalans will participate in a general election on June 25 with no clear favorite among the candidates. Sandra Torres, Zury Ríos, and Edmond Mulet are...

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