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· February, 2007

Stories about Guatemala from February, 2007

Guatemala: Forced Evictions on Canadian Mine Land

Patrick of the Guatemala Solidarity Network links to a recent podcast from the Rabble Podcast Network featuring an interview with Dawn Paley about the controversial forced evictions which took place...

Guatemala, El Salvador: A Web of Corruption and Murder

“The recent case of the open assassination of three prominent Salvadoran politicians and their driver in Guatemala provides a dramatic snapshot. It's shone a light on the criminal justice system...

Rigoberta Menchu as Candidate?

Rigoberta Menchu 1992 Nobel Laureate by “ladyloneranger“ In the early 20th century, the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo quit wearing her Western clothes to adopt a more indigenous appearance, showing her...

Guatemala: Food Photos

Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo (recently nominated for a 2007 photobloggie) has two mouthwatering shots of local cuisine.

Guatemala: Linux Beginners Conference

Summing up today's newbie conference on Linux in Guatemala City [ES], “El Profe” laments the low turnout of students, but says those who did show up were impressed by Beryl...

Guatemala: Emigration

The Guatemala Solidarity Network on Guatemala's “great migration paradox.”

Omar Al Sharif a Bully?

Egyptian-born actor Omar Al Sharif, 74, is a bully, writes Issandr El Amrani following news reports that Sharif, who starred in Doctor Zhivago and Lawrence of Arabia, punched a Guatemalan...

Guatemala: Skeptical of US Troop Deployment

Noting the dubious track record of the US military program New Horizons and the upcoming elections, Patrick of the Guatemala Solidarity Network remains skeptical of the latest US troop deployment...

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