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.

January 7, 2016
Gabriela Díaz Prieto and Sarah Gammage

By issuing tourist and humanitarian visas to migrants, the Mexican government could begin to move past the failures of U.S.-backed border militarization.

January 4, 2016
Federico Barahona

A new refugee crisis takes shape in Mexico and Central America.

November 4, 2015
Rachel Nolan

The unprecedented success of Guatemala's anti-corruption protests surprised everyone. But this success has not yet translated to the ballot box.

October 30, 2015
Jeff Abbott

Guatemala's President-elect Jimmy Morales, despite campaigning as the antithesis of a career politician, is backed by the same forces that carried out some of the worst crimes in the country's history.

September 20, 2015
Timothy Dunn

Guatemala-U.S. Migration: Transforming Regions by Susanne Jonas and Nestor Rodríguez explores migration from Guatemala to the United States from the 1970s to the present. 

July 24, 2015
by Quintijn Kat

Replicating Plan Colombia's failed approach, a Washington aid program for Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador combines neoliberal economic reforms with military aid. 

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