Jhonny Carias is 21 and lives on the outskirts of Guatemala City - in a poor area that’s rife with crime. He dreams of moving to Europe. But vocational training could open up new opportunities for him in Guatemala.
Polls have closed in Guatemala. Citizens were voting to elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country inked a controversial migration pact with the US administration of President Donald Trump.
Local media have described the killings of three women, two men and a 10-year-old child as an act of jealousy. Only a 7-month-old baby was left alive and uninjured in the house.
Lacking resources and organization, authorities in Uruguay are struggling to combat global drug trafficking. The country has become an increasingly important hub for drug smugglers as a result.
Victims of Guatemala's civil war have decried a move to grant amnesty to war veterans and have demanded reparations. More than 200,000 people died in the conflict that ravaged the Central American nation for 36 years.
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