Guatemala

June 1, 2022
Chelsea Carrick

The rising costs of consumer goods has stoked the country’s peasant movement.

February 10, 2022
María Inés Taracena

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.

January 11, 2022
Jo-Marie Burt and Paulo Estrada

Forty years after the heinous state-sponsored crimes were committed, Maya Achi women get their day in court.

December 14, 2021
Rebecca Wilson, Cathy McIlwaine, Jelke Boesten

In the global struggle against gendered violence, Latin American women are key changemakers.

November 16, 2021
Vaclav Masek

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.

September 7, 2021
Giovanni Batz

The latest protests in Guatemala build on years of popular struggle and deepen demands for a plurinational state.

August 3, 2021
Christian Pettersen

The Biden administration remains focused on economic development in Guatemala that will raise GDP, without disrupting the global economics that have contributed to inequality.

June 7, 2021
Daniel Alvarado, Carlos Juárez, and Brie Gettleson

In Guatemala, truthtellers and preservers of the past face renewed hostility. Digitization projects help safeguard the archives of state violence.

May 13, 2021
María Inés Taracena

The stories of two Guatemalan asylum seekers highlight the deep roots of forced migration from Central America and the U.S. role in the ongoing displacement.

April 29, 2021
Giovanni Batz

La militarización patrocinada por Estados Unidos y las políticas neoliberales no conducirán a cambios estructurales en Guatemala y, en cambio, preservarán el status quo que obliga a muchos a migrar.

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