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· February, 2006

Stories about Guatemala from February, 2006

Guatemala: Police Accused of Mudering Transgender Woman

Erwin C. and Andres Duque both write about the murder of a transgender woman and the Guatemalan police officers who have been implicated in the case.

Guatemala's Gay Porn Uproar

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...

Guatemala: US General on Drug Airstrips

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

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

Guatemala: Teachers’ Protest

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

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.

Guatemala: José Santos Toruño Archeological Park

Chapinadas describes the José Santos Toruño archeological parkin La Democracia, Escuintla.

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