Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem
Jerusalem, May 16 (IBNS): In a significant move, Guatemala has officially moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in Israel.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanks Guatemala for shifting embassy to Jerusalem
Tel Aviv, Dec 26 (IBNS): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked Guatemala for shifting its embassy to Jerusalem.
Israel to formally announce withdrawal from UNESCO, Guatemala shifts embassy to Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Dec 25 (IBNS): In a major development after UN General Assembly recently rejected the US declaration recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the Jewish state has decided to formally announce its exit from UNESCO.
Fire in Guatemala children's home leaves 22 dead
Guatemala City, Mar 9 (IBNS): Fire at a government-run shelter in Guatemala killed 22 girls while dozens are being treated for burns, according to media reports on Thursday.
Swift approval of Guatemalaâ€™s justice reform bill an â€˜historicâ€™ opportunity to fight impunity â€“ UN rights office
New York, Oct 8(Just Earth News): Welcoming a recent draft bill to the Guatemalan Congress on constitutional justice reform, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) On Friday urged a rapid approval by the Government while voicing concern over the growing threats against judicial authorities.
UNESCO chief condemns killing of two journalists in Guatemala
New York, June 29 (Just Earth News): The head of the United Nations agency tasked with defending press freedom On Wednesday urged investigations into the killing of two broadcast journalists in Guatemala.
Guatemala: After President's resignation, Ban calls for peaceful elections
New York, Sep 4 (IBNS): Taking note of the resignation of President Otto PÃ©rez Molina of Guatemala, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday said he trusted that the authorities would abide by the Constitution and ensure an orderly democratic transition.