Guatemala

February 6, 2020
Jeff Abbott

The massive open migration from Central America highlights the growing sense of desperation in the region.

October 15, 2019
Nicholas Copeland

Los eventos de los últimos meses demuestran como la Mina Escobal intenta a manipular con la complicidad de instituciones corruptas del estado.

October 15, 2019
Nicholas Copeland

A recent report and response demonstrate how the Escobal Mine attempts to manipulate the public with the complicity of corrupt state institutions.

August 12, 2019
Vaclav Masek

La administración entrante del ex director de presidios Alejandro Giammattei amenaza con profundizar la desestabilización en una región sumida en crisis.

August 12, 2019
Vaclav Masek

The incoming administration of former prison director Alejandro Giammattei threatens further destabilizing a region already in disarray.

July 11, 2019
Jared Olson

Despite government opposition, community radio stations help Indigenous communities in Guatemala share their stories.

July 3, 2019

In the name of “sparking a reaction” from an indifferent public, images of migrant deaths decontextualize their reasons for fleeing and gloss over the impact of decades of prevention through deterrence policy.

June 21, 2019
Rachel A. Schwartz

The results of the first round of Guatemala’s presidential elections illustrate that four years of political and electoral reforms have yielded only limited, fragile gains. Though both candidates have disavowed the CICIG, they represent different sides of the ideological spectrum.

June 11, 2019
Jeff Abbott

Violence and political maneuvering have marred the lead up to Guatemala’s elections as some candidates attempt to delegitimize the electoral process. Amid the chaos, left-wing parties may have most to lose.

May 22, 2019
Nicholas Copeland

As the Guatemalan state backs out of court-ordered consultations and intensifies repression of territorial defenders, communities turn to independent research and analysis to strengthen the right to consultation on their own terms.

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