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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.
The Biden administration remains focused on economic development in Guatemala that will raise GDP, without disrupting the global economics that have contributed to inequality.
In Guatemala, truthtellers and preservers of the past face renewed hostility. Digitization projects help safeguard the archives of state violence.
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.
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.