A Worm's Eye View of Climate Change

Marike de Peña | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK
Marike de Peña

Any gardener and producer know that worms are good for the soil. Vermicompost is reckoned by serious growers to be the crème de la crème of organic compost. But for coffee farmers in Central America, worms are also an unlikely ally in the fight against climate change.

12 Under-Reported News Stories You Need To Know About

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 24.10.2015 | UK

The age of the 24-hour rolling news channel is one in which it would seem almost impossible to miss a beat on world events in which governments topple...

Why Guatemala Should Be On Your Holiday Radar

Chloe Gunning | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Gunning

I've been travelling for almost two months and have spent the last week exploring the beautiful country of Guatemala in Central America. I didn't know what to expect. I'd heard it was a dangerous country, and I would need to have my wits about me to stay safe. It's also a poor country.

Ten Unusual Honeymoon Destinations

Jane Anderson | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Anderson

Just because you're going on honeymoon doesn't mean you have to stick to the tried and tested "romantic" destinations for newlyweds. Here are 10 alternative honeymoons that will be sure to get your hearts racing...

Is Guatemala Next To Legalise Cannabis?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Guatemala could present a plan to legalise production of cannabis and opium poppies towards the end of 2014. The country is hoping the move will cu...

Guatemala's Genocide Conviction Is Historic - But Rios Montt Can't Go Down Alone

Nick Dearden | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK
Nick Dearden

Former Guatemalan military dictator Efrian Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide this week. It's time to go after those who funded him.

Transphobia in Latin America Is Preventing an Effective HIV Response

Dr Alvaro Bermejo | Posted 01.05.2013 | UK
Dr Alvaro Bermejo

In most countries in Latin America, with the exception of Argentina, there is no legislation explicitly recognizing or mentioning transgender identity, thereby rendering them invisible and denying them legal and civic status. Additionally, public health care institutions are not usually accessible to such women and do not cater for their needs.

Anti-Virus Millionaire John McAfee Arrested In Guatemala

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.02.2013 | UK Tech

The anti-virus millionaire John McAfee, who is on the run from police in Belize in connection with the murder of his neighbour, has been arrested in G...

Six-Year-Old Boy Re-Enacts Family Massacre For Police

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.10.2012 | UK

They could be any children, exploring. But this six-year-old boy and his four-year-old sister are living through a nightmare. Carlos comforts hi...

Clowns Fail To Turn Those Frowns Upside Down (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

It was the fourth annual Latin American Clown Congress and all the necessary ingredients were present and correct. Roses, floppy shoes, spinning b...

WATCH: Feeding Time For Adorable Baby Spider Monkey

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Baby monkeys are cute enough, but baby spider monkeys? Well, they take the cute biscuit - then nibble away at it until it disappears in a sugary cloud...

Turns Out It’s NOT The End Of The World As We Know It

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient Mayan mural believed to be a calendar projecting events some 7,000 years into the future – thus contradicti...

Video: Massive Sinkhole Opens Up Under Pensioner's Bed | Posted 20.09.2011 | UK

A Guatemalan pensioner had a narrow escape after a giant sinkhole opened under her bed as she was sleeping. Watch the video courtesy of ...