Guatemala

  • Lionel Messi overtakes Diego Maradona's Argentina tally with hat-trick 15-06-2013 05:01 PM

    Guatemala City: Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick to help a second-string Argentina record an easy 4-0 away win over Guatemala in a friendly on Friday and overtake Diego Maradona's international goals tally. Messi, who came on as a substitute in recent World Cup qualifiers against Colombia and Ecuador, was given...
  • Strong 7.4 earthquake hits Pacific coast of Guatemala, kills 39 08-11-2012 04:40 AM

    San Marcos, Guatemala: A 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, killing at least 39 people as it ravaged a small state near the Mexican border, the country's president said. The mountain village of San Marcos, 80 miles (130 kilometers) from the epicenter, suffered much of...
  • Strong 7.5 earthquake hits Pacific coast of Guatemala 08-11-2012 01:49 AM

    Guatemala City: A strong earthquake struck off the Pacific coast of Guatemala on Wednesday, rocking the capital and shaking buildings as far away as Mexico City and El Salvador. Guatemala's emergency management agency said on its Twitter account that it had received preliminary reports of one death from the quake....
  • Magnitude 7.5 quake hits off Guatemala's Pacific Coast 07-11-2012 10:39 PM

    Washington: A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck off Guatemala's Pacific Coast on Wednesday, the US Geological Survey said. The temblor was centered about 28 miles (45 km) southwest of Champerico, Guatemala, at depth of 20.5 miles (33 km), USGS said. The quake was originally reported at a magnitude of 7.3. The...
  • FIFA bans three Guatemalan footballers for life 25-10-2012 01:08 PM

    Zurich: FIFA has banned three Guatemalan national team players for life for match fixing. World football's governing body claimed midfielder Guillermo Ramirez Ortega and defenders Yony Wilson Flores Monroy and Gustavo Adolfo Cabrera Marroquin helped fix the results of three matches. The players "have all been banned from taking part...
  • Ex-general sweeps to power in Guatemala election 07-11-2011 01:08 PM

    Guatemala City: A retired right-wing general promising a crackdown on violent crime won Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday and will be the first military man to take power since democracy was restored in 1986. Otto Perez had 54.2 per cent support with results in from 98 per cent of polling...
  • 83 people died in USA's STD trial in Guatemala 30-08-2011 03:15 PM

    Washington: At least 83 people in Guatemala died not long after being deliberately infected with sexually transmitted diseases in US medical experiments in the 1940s, a presidential commission in Washington has concluded. US government scientists had infected 5,500 Guatemalan prisoners, psychiatric patients and sex workers with syphilis and gonorrhoea between...
  • Guatemala sinkhole swallows homes 24-02-2007 10:22 AM

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  • US committed to improving ties 21-10-2006 01:03 PM

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