Guatemala

May 16, 2019
Vaclav Masek

La jueza Yassmín Barrios ha presidido sobre algunos de los casos más importantes en Guatemala, incluso el caso histórico del Efraín Ríos Montt. ¿Cuál sería el impacto de una nueva ley de amnistía para el poder judicial del país?

May 16, 2019
Vaclav Masek

Judge Yassmín Barrios has presided over some of the most important cases in Guatemala, including the historic genocide trial against Efraín Ríos Montt. What would be the impact of a new amnesty law for the country's judiciary?

April 15, 2019
Walker Grooms

In the wake of the appointment of war criminal Elliott Abrams as Trump’s special envoy to Venezuela, a group of concerned activists is protesting his contradictory affiliation with DC’s Holocaust Museum.

April 1, 2019
Laura Weiss

U.S. security and development assistance has caused great harm in Central America. But Trump’s decision to cut it off is nothing to be celebrated.

February 5, 2019
Jo-Marie Burt and Paulo Estrada

Guatemala is poised to pass a law reversing its National Reconciliation Law, which prohibits amnesty for those who committed international crimes during the country’s civil war. Who benefits from blanket amnesty?

February 1, 2019
Heather Gies

Mexico’s new progressive president says he has a just immigration plan. But critics say it’s flawed.

December 20, 2018
María Inés Taracena

For Central Americans fleeing homophobic and transphobic violence, heading North is an act of resistance—from our winter 2018 issue, Women Rising in the Americas.

November 9, 2018
Pamela Yates

Thirty years after NACLA first reported on Efraín Ríos Montt’s genocide in Guatemala, its revelations stand the test of time. From our 50th anniversary issue, available open access for a limited time.

October 12, 2018
Jo-Marie Burt

A national court has found that the Guatemalan army committed genocide. But it has also found Rodríguez Sánchez, Ríos Montt’s chief of military intelligence, not guilty. Survivors are determined to continue their struggle for justice.

 

September 4, 2018
Kirsten Weld

A note on Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales' dissolution of the country's groundbreaking anti-impunity commission 

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