Emergency teams in Guatemala resume rescue efforts after mudslides bury dozens of people.
Teams in Guatemala have to halt the search for bodies following devasting mudslides which have killed at least 45 people.
- The trial of Guatemalan ex-ruler Efrain Rios Montt, accused of genocide during the civil war in the 1980s, ends abruptly with the defendant's death.
- Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit demands Guatemala reverse its decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Guatemala, Sandra Jovel says the move is "irreversible."
- Mexican federal police and migration agents find 136 migrants in a locked truck abandoned near a freeway in Veracruz. Without water or food, the people from the countries of Honduras, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua, including dozens of minors, were "en route" to the United States.
- U.S. Department of Justice immigration Judge Jose A. Sanchez in Boston, Massachusetts, approves an extradition request from the government of Guatemala for Juan Alicio Samayoa Cabrera, who is wanted for trial for war crimes.
- Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales presents his second government report and starts the second half of his term surrounded by accusations of corruption and protests. Alvaro Arzu Escobar takes office as President of the Congress. Arzu is the son of former president Alvaro Arzu and both are accused of corruption.