Guatemala

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.

April 29, 2021
Giovanni Batz

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.

November 23, 2020
Vaclav Masek

Congress suspended the latest budget bill following widespread protests against self-serving political elites.

November 13, 2020
Rachel Nolan

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.

August 27, 2020
Jeff Abbott

Richard Hansen hopes to develop tourism in Petén’s El Mirador archeological site, against the wishes of local communities and Guatemalan scientists.

June 23, 2020
Naomi Larsson

After a nurse tested positive for Covid-19, advocates warn that patients at a notorious Guatemalan psychiatric facility will be “left to die.”

May 7, 2020
Vaclav Masek

As bureaucratic inefficiency delays economic recovery programs, thousands demand basic social protections following two months of lockdown.

March 26, 2020
Jorge E. Cuéllar

In the age of COVID-19, anything other than ending deportations is a high-risk, potentially disastrous move.

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