Scientists discover ancient Mayan city hidden under Guatemalan jungle

Aerial laser mapping detects thousands of hidden structures in Peten region, suggesting its population was millions more than previously thought This digital 3D image provided by Guatemala’s Mayan Heritage and Nature Foundation shows a depiction of the Mayan archaeological site at Tikal in Guatemala created using LiDAR aerial mapping technology. A high-tech aerial mapping technique […]

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Crisis flares in Guatemala over corruption and organised crime

Constitutional court blocks attempt by president, Jimmy Morales, to expel head of unit investigating campaign financing  Demonstrators shout slogans against Guatemala President Jimmy Morales at the National Palace of Culture in Guatemala City.  Guatemala  has fallen into deep political crisis after the president declared the United Nations-backed anti-corruption chief investigating him and his party persona […]

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