Guatemala

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.

August 16, 2016
Lydia Crafts

Seventy years after more than 1000 Guatemalans were infected with diseases like syphilis by U.S. medical researchers, the country remains a site of questionable medical testing. 

July 26, 2016
Christy Thornton, William I. Robinson, John Gibler, Gladys Tzul Tzul and Dawn Paley

The focus of the summer 2016 NACLA Report on the Americas, this forum reflects on the connection between drug war violence and global capital interests as analyzed in Dawn Paley's book Drug War Capitalism. 

March 11, 2016
Jeff Abbott and Julia Hartviksen

Indigenous women win precedent-setting case against former soldiers in sex slavery trial in Guatemala

January 26, 2016
Jeff Abbott

18 high-ranking military officials, including President Morales’ right-hand-man, face charges of leading campaigns of forced disappearances in the 1980s.

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