Roxana Baldetti, the Vice President of Guatemala, resigns over a corruption scandal.
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Former Guatemalan Vice President Roxana Baldetti is sentenced to 15 years and 6 months in prison for fraud in a system to clean the polluted Lake Amatitlán. Baldetti still has four pending lawsuits and extradition to the United States.
A legislative commission urges the Congress of Guatemala to remove President Otto Pérez Molina's immunity from prosecution over a corruption scandal that has caused former Vice President Roxana Baldetti to be jailed and much of the Cabinet to resign.
Former Vice President of Guatemala Roxana Baldetti appears in court to face corruption charges as finance minister Dorval Carías resigns.
Archbishop of Guatemala City Oscar Julio Vian Morales died at age 70. Acting President Jafeth Cabrera decrees three days of national mourning.
In Guatemala the country's electoral supreme court calls for general elections to be held on September 11 to elect President and Vice President, Mayors of the 333 municipal corporations, members for a new Congress and members for the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN). A second round of voting for President and Vice-President will be held on November 6 if needed.