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Guatemala president calls off US meeting with Trump

The meeting, scheduled for Monday in Washington, has been pushed back over speculation about the signing of a possible deal.

Guatemala’s president says UN anti-graft body is threat to peace

He also attempted to blame deaths on the body, saying that it has caused fatalities by pressuring judges to deny 5 unidentified suspects in custody proper medical treatment.

Guatemala bars entry to head of UN anti-graft body

Ivan Velasquez is still in US and has not been notified of the ban.

Guatemala protesters call on President Morales to quit

The protesters accused President Jimmy Morales of corruption.

Guatemala to move embassy to Jerusalem in May, president says

By doing so, Guatemala will follow the lead of its major ally, the United States.

Isolated at home, Guatemala president moves close to US with Israel...

By following the US' lead in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Guatemala has deepened its alliance with the US, but has also risked angering many other countries.

Israel praises Guatemala over Jerusalem embassy move

Guatemala and neighbouring Honduras were two of only a handful of countries to join Israel and the United States, which has pledged to move its embassy to Jerusalem, in voting against the UN resolution.