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Guatemalan ex-president extradited to U.S. on money-laundering charges

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Former Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo was extradited on Friday to the United States to face money-laundering charges, just days after former dictator Efrain Rios Montt's genocide conviction was overturned. Full story

Guatemala trial of Rios Montt has likely collapsed: lawyers

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has likely collapsed after the country's top court struck down his conviction for genocide, defense and prosecution lawyers said on Tuesday. Full story

Guatemala court annuls Rios Montt genocide conviction

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's constitutional court on Monday overturned a genocide conviction against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, throwing out all proceedings in his case since a dispute broke out last month over who should hear it. Full story

Guatemala declares emergency in four towns to quell mining protests

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala declared an emergency in four southeastern towns on Thursday, suspending citizens' constitutional rights in an area where deadly protests over a proposed silver mine have erupted in recent weeks. Full story

Witness at ex-dictator's trial links Guatemalan president to war crimes

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A former member of Guatemala's armed forces implicated President Otto Perez in civil war atrocities as he testified on Thursday at the genocide trial of ex-dictator Efrain Rios Montt. Full story

Quake hits Guatemala, no initial reports of damage

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Guatemala close to the capital city on Monday, though emergency services said there were no initial reports of damage or injuries. Full story

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  Trouble in Paradise, Part 10

In a detention center in Guatemala, Keith Morrison and the Dateline team finally sit down with John McAfee for an extensive interview. Watch the sparks fly.

  Post apocalypse focus shifts to modern Mayans

Believers in the end of the world Mayan calendar gather in Guatemala to celebrate while indigenous Mayans protest thier poverty-stricken living conditions. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  McAfee Wants to Stay in Guatemala Until Appeals Heard

The "Squawk Box" team discuss news that software mogul John McAfee's lawyers filed a request to allow him to stay in Guatemala until his appeals are heard.

  McAfee Taken to Hospital In Guatemala

John McAfee surfaced in Guatemala after weeks of hiding, and reportedly had 2 heart attacks. CNBC's Robert Frank reports McAfee has been taken to a hospital in Guatemala.

  McAfee surfaces in Guatemala

Founder of McAfee security software John McAfee emerged from hiding in Guatemala where he plans to seek asylum. McAfee claims he is being persecuted by police in Belize where he is considered a person of interest in the killing of another American.

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