Man Wanted for Deadly 1991 Attleboro Stabbing Arrested at Shrimp Farm in Guatemala
Bristol County prosecutors received an international arrest warrant, Massachusetts State Police said, and Mario Garcia, now 50, was taken into custody at the shrimp farm after trying to get away through the water.
Guatemalan Authorities Find Over 1,000 Smuggled Mayan Artifacts at Americans' Home
Prosecutors in Guatemala say they have found 1,222 possible archeological artefacts at the home of an American couple accused of smuggling historical relics. The apparently pre-Hispanic pieces found in a 12-hour inspection of the house in the tourist town of Antigua range from large stone carvings to small pottery pieces. The prosecutors office said in a statement Thursday that the...
Quinceañeras for Boys? Gen Z Is Reinventing the Latin American Tradition
Hason Hernandez knew he wanted his 15th birthday to be the last one he had a big party for, so he wanted to go out with a bang. The Southern California asked his mom if he could have a quinceañera, the time-honored coming-of-age celebration for girls in Latin American cultures. Hernandez’s mom loved the idea. He’s part of a growing...
Volcano-Fired Pizza Comes Out Hot, Crunchy and Delicious
Former accountant Mario David García Mansilla gets up at 5 a.m. every day and heads to Pacaya, an active volcano near Guatemala City, Guatemala. There, Mansilla continues at the craft he has worked to hone for years: making the perfect pizza in a volcanic oven. LX News contributor Matt Dworzanczyk shows you Mansilla’s workday and his spot on Pacaya, where...
2 Indicted in Migrant Death-Trailer Case That Left 53 Dead
Two men were indicted Wednesday in the case of a hot, airless tractor-trailer rig found last month with 53 dead or dying migrants in San Antonio, officials said.
Migrant Caravan Sets Out in Southern Mexico
While the caravans have garnered media attention, the migrants traveling in them represent a tiny fraction of the migratory flow that carries people to the U.S. border every day, usually with the help of smugglers.
Migrant Caravan From Honduras Stopped in Guatemala
Several hundred migrants who had departed from the Honduran city of San Pedro Sula in hopes of reaching the United States entered Guatemalan territory where they were intercepted by authorities who began talks on returning them to their homelands.
These 11 Countries Could Face Extreme Instability From Climate Change, Says US Intelligence
A report from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence warns “climate change will increasingly exacerbate risks to U.S. national security interests.”
The Majority of Central Americans Who Want to Migrate Internationally Are Driven by Economic Factors, Report Says
The majority of Central Americans who want to migrate internationally are motivated by economic factors, a new report found.
They Left the U.S. to ‘Live the Beach Life and Save Money' — Take a Look at What They Eat, Spend and Do in a Week
In 2016, Gabriella Lindsay and her family left Chicago for the beaches of Mexico. They now live in Antigua, where the cost of living is much cheaper than in the U.S. Here’s a look at what they do, eat and spend in a typical week.