Where is the balance between economic calculations that save more lives in the long-term and the individual human right to health care in the near?
Life on Guatemala's Lake Atitlán is not easy: Local inhabitants are facing rising water levels and a declining fish population.
Rising water level in Lake Atitlán, dwindling numbers of fish, and pollution in the lake due to an increased use of fertilizers make life difficult for fishermen.
Increased tourism has helped preserve indigenous traditions in Guatemala's San Juan la Laguna.
An increased demand for high-quality, certified coffee has changed the way it is grown in western Guatemala and improved the lives of those who pick and sell coffee cherries.
A program committed to expanding economic opportunities for indigenous women in San Juan la Laguna has helped many artisans learn to sell their products online.
Despite dangers, the promise of reaching the United States is so intense that it’s driving a shocking surge in migration by Central American children unaccompanied by their parents.
The coffee farmers of Guatemala's Western Highlands try to stay one step ahead of coffee rust. Despite support from USAID, the disease threatens the livelihood of growers.
Carlos Javier Ortiz examines the pervasive violence in Guatemala in a new interview and photo essay.
About half of Guatemala’s children will face physical or developmental challenges due to malnutrition, yet vegetables grown for export overflow in the countryside.
In Guatemala, a country where nearly half of the children are so malnourished they're "stunted," a new initiative by the nation's top leaders has many feeling hopeful for the first time in years.
Three-quarters of children in rural Guatemala are chronically malnourished, while residents of the capital thrive. Hari Sreenivasan takes a closer look at malnutrition in a land of plenty.