Guatemala

November 27, 2017
Jeff Abbott

A disturbing new proposal by members of Guatemala’ Congress could give blanket amnesty to military members for committing war crimes.

October 3, 2017
Moira Birss

As threats to the environment increase across Latin America, new laws and police practices take aim against the front line activists defending their land and resources

September 8, 2017
Jeff Abbott

As the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) furthers its investigations into political corruption, the elite political class attempts to shield itself from accountability to the people. 

July 5, 2017
David Unger

Colonel Edgar Rubio Castañeda’s book Desde el Cuartel is a seething critique of neoliberalism and the Guatemalan oligarchy.

May 24, 2017
Sandra Cuffe

Rural communities and environmental activists in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador unite to create a new front of resistance against mining projects across the region.

March 23, 2017
Heather Vrana

A protest by abused adolescents at a homeless shelter in Guatemala led to a massive fire that killed 40 minors. The Guatemalan state is responsible.

January 6, 2017
Linda Farthing

Pension fund giant TIAA is investing its clients’ funds in farmland and agribusinesses tied to environmental and human rights abuses in Latin America.

November 7, 2016
Quintijn Kat

A year after U.S. Congress approved the “Alliance for Prosperity,” U.S. funding continues militarized, neoliberal policies that won’t stop violence in the Northern Triangle.

September 15, 2016
Michael Atkinson

Filmed entirely in Kaqchikel, Jayro Bustamante’s new movie explores a clash between reproductive rights and tradition.

August 24, 2016
Manuela Picq

Nim Ajpu, the Association of Maya Lawyers and Notaries in Guatemala, takes on strategic cases to advance indigenous rights in the legal and political system of Guatemala.

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