· January, 2006

Stories about Guatemala from January, 2006

Caribbean: The Taíno & Catholicism

  31 January 2006

Indigenous issues blog Voice of the Taino people links to an article entitled “Christianity, Capitalism, Corporations, and the Myth of Dominion”, noting that the “Roman” Catholic Church still has not properly addressed the call by the Taíno and other Indigenous Peoples world wide for the revocation of the 1493 Inter-Ceatera...

Guatemalan Blogs in 2006

19 January 2006

This post was originally written in Spanish by Guatemalan blogger, Mauricio Romero. Translation by Juliana Parra Rincón TIME declared 2004 as the beginning of the golden age for blogs and ABC News declared Bloggers as the people of the year, during 2005 blog's growth didn't stop and according to Technorati...

Guatemala: Mining, the World Bank and Wolfowitz

6 January 2006

Rob Mercatante posts a press release by the Colectivo Ecologista MadreSelva on a meeting between World Bank president, Paul Wolfowitz and a delegation of indigenous people affected by the Glamis Gold mine in San Marcos. Mercatante has written previously about the mine.

Guatemala: 80's Commercials

2 January 2006

One of the most original weblogs to appear in the Central American blogosphere as of late is Guate en los 80's (ES) and its video collection of 80's commercials from Guatemala. There is no need to speak Spanish to understand just how cheesy these 20-second ads are.