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Waves of evictions and the criminalization of Q’eqchi’ Maya communities propel rural poverty and forced migration.
In Guatemala and Honduras, regional anti-mining networks have become key players in struggles to combat extractivism and the criminalization of activists.
Ten years after the Alaska Massacre of the K'iche' people in Totonicapán, Guatemala, the families of the victims tell their stories.
A diez años de la Masacre de Alaska del pueblo k’iche’ en Totonicapán, Guatemala, las familias de las víctimas cuentan sus historias.
The rising costs of consumer goods has stoked the country’s peasant movement.
After a decades-long fight against transnational mining interests and state repression, the community’s case could set a new precedent for Indigenous land and resource rights.
Forty years after the heinous state-sponsored crimes were committed, Maya Achi women get their day in court.
In the global struggle against gendered violence, Latin American women are key changemakers.
In the latest episode of a lengthy saga of repression and resistance, Maya communities demanding to be consulted about a foreign-owned nickel mine in their territories now live under a state of siege.
The latest protests in Guatemala build on years of popular struggle and deepen demands for a plurinational state.