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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.
U.S.-sponsored militarization and neoliberal policies will not lead to structural changes in Guatemala and instead preserve the status quo that forces many to migrate.
Congress suspended the latest budget bill following widespread protests against self-serving political elites.
Tens of thousands of Guatemalan children sought refuge in Mexico during the country’s civil war, a history often overlooked in today’s discussion of child migration.
Richard Hansen hopes to develop tourism in Petén’s El Mirador archeological site, against the wishes of local communities and Guatemalan scientists.
After a nurse tested positive for Covid-19, advocates warn that patients at a notorious Guatemalan psychiatric facility will be “left to die.”