#Guatemala

  • Article: This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.

    This Town Was Drowning in Plastic. Now It's a Model of Sustainability.

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 14, 2019

    The town operates like plastic is a thing of the past. Read more

  • Article: Guatemala Is Using 'Bio-Fences' to Curb Plastic Pollution

    Guatemala Is Using 'Bio-Fences' to Curb Plastic Pollution

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Nov. 13, 2018

    The country is cleaning up a major river and involving communities in the process. Read more

  • Article: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Migrant Caravan

    5 Things You Need to Know About the Migrant Caravan

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 23, 2018

    President Trump has threatened to cut off foreign aid over the migrants. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say

    Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly one-third of girls in Guatemala are married by 18. Read more

  • Article: Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most

    Guatemala's Deadly Volcanic Eruption Has Affected Poor Communities the Most

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 11, 2018

    The villages nearby the Fuego volcano are in the range of two other active volcanoes. Read more

  • Article: A Team of Female Engineers Brought Running Water to This  Guatemalan Village

    A Team of Female Engineers Brought Running Water to This Guatemalan Village

    May 2, 2018

    An all-girl group of students spent their spring break in the trenches. Read more

  • Article: Photos: The Migrant Caravan Has Reached the US Border

    Photos: The Migrant Caravan Has Reached the US Border

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|April 30, 2018

    But US agents say they won't process their asylum applications. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Are Putting an End to Child Marriage in Guatemala

    Women and Girls Are Putting an End to Child Marriage in Guatemala

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 3, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These women are trying to change attitudes in Central America’s largest economy. Read more