Guatemala

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. 

May 19, 2015
Nicholas Copeland

Securing the “rule of law” and purging corrupt politicians will not suffice—only structural transformation (i.e. redistribution) will address the roots of Guatemala’s democratic malaise.

February 27, 2015
Alexander Main

Militarizing security, deregulating markets, and dismantling labor rights isn’t the solution.

January 15, 2015
Christy Thornton

Christy Thornton talks to Jo-Marie Burt about the past, present, and future of the historic Rios Montt trial.

January 5, 2015
Pamela Yates

Skylight Pictures’ ‘Dictator in the Dock’ throws open the trial doors to the world.

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