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Stories about Guatemala
As people take to the streets and governments recall their ambassadors to Israel, Palestine solidarity in South America is not only a fight against Israeli apartheid but also US hegemony in the region.
In a country grappling with bringing elite military forces to justice for war crimes, this video game seeks to make the Army seem more likeable.
Adela Choc Cuz, ancestral authority and member of the anti-mining resistance of El Estor, was accused of witchcraft and later released.
"You can complement science and conservation through photography."
The ruling ‘will be a turning point for community radios in Guatemala’, according to one of the petitioning radio stations.
Despite the fact that visits to cemeteries were restricted, people did not stop celebrating life.
From Cuba to Colombia to Guatemala—countries with very different political contexts—people have taken to streets in recent times to demand change. What do these countries have in common?
"La Llorona" is the first Central American film to ever be shortlisted for Best International Feature Film at the Golden Globes, which will be held on February 28.
Investigative project by four digital media platforms from Ecuador and Guatemala collects data on “pro-life” groups.
"We sing without fear, we ask for justice; we shout for every disappeared woman"
"It's a racist, predatory and murderous system that they have been selling all over the planet as the best place on earth to live."
In Guatemala, an indigenous journalist was arrested under legally dubious circumstances.
"Mexico has a long and proud tradition of open doors to persecuted people, in exile, or victims of violence [...] Why are there first and second class exiles and refugees?"
In a blow against impunity, Guatemala's top court rules in favor of the return of UN anti-corruption commissioner
"The eyes of the world should be put on Guatemala as the country goes through a key moment of their history"
“...our work is not being valued [...] Rather, there has been an appropriation and a commodification of the culture and the designs.”
Guatemalans headed back to the streets to celebrate the court's decision and demand that the president step down.
On a rocky road toward more transparency, Guatemalans are back on the streets to protest corruption and demanding their president to step down... again.
"I was attacked in Mexico City and that’s why I decided to keep moving. I feel more welcome in Tijuana. Staying busy helps me forget about things."
The Digital Activism Meeting for Indigenous Languages took place in Guatemala and brought together important initiatives for the visibility and strengthening of Mayan languages through technology.
It's been two months since 41 girls burned to death in a fire at a state-run home for children. But Guatemalan authorities have been slow to act.
A local media outlet that published testimonies of some of the victims of the shelter fire suffered a DDoS attack.