· February, 2006

Stories about Guatemala from February, 2006

Guatemala's Gay Porn Uproar

  19 February 2006

Commenting on the political uproar which has followed the shooting of a series of homosexual pornographic films in Antigua, Guatemala, El Blog Diablogico writes from the colonial city: It's not exactly clear what most disturbs the Guatemalans about this piece of news. It's as if an apparent act of disrespect...

Guatemala: US General on Drug Airstrips

14 February 2006

Dave Pentecost links to a transcript of a speech by US General Bantz J. Craddock after flying over Guatemala to inspect what are believed to be drug airstrips.

Guatemala: GuateFlickr

13 February 2006

Carlos Roberto Cabrera (ES) has created GuateFlickr, a blog which collects the best Flickr photos of Guatemala.

Guatemala: Teachers’ Protest

9 February 2006

Guate360 has a description and photo of a teachers’ strike (ES) which filled the plaza in front of the National Palace.

Guatemala: Conflict at Nueva Linda Cattle Ranch

1 February 2006

Rob Mercatante publishes a bulletin about an ongoing labor conflict at the Nueva Linda cattle ranch in Camperico, Guatemala which recently left four employees injured by private security forces.