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· March, 2007

Stories about Guatemala from March, 2007

Guatemala: Account of Anti-Bush Protests

After enduring some intestinal unpleasantries, Scott Lamorte made it to Guatemala City where he convinced local cops that he was a journalist for a behind-the-lines look at the protests that...

Guatemala: Improving the Electoral Process Pedir más, para…

As political parties organize their campaigns for the presidential elections, Jose Zamora hopes for a much more serious electoral process than just catchy campaign songs, ubiquitous street banners, and empty...

Guatemala: Garifuna

Chapinadas on Central America's Caribbean Garifuna population.

Non-Political Reactions to Bush's Visit to Guatemala

Photo of protesters and police officers by R. Scott Lamorte (More here). Touring this week through Guatemala's blogosphere, it was interesting to read the reactions to President Bush's recent visit,...

Guatemala: Community Radio

Tom Allan has posted his reflections on community radio in rural Guatemala on Indymedia.

Guatemala: Original USAC Building

Antigua Guatemala Daily Photo snaps a shot of the original building to house Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala.

Guatemala: Purification after Bush's Visit

Ecuadorean-Mexican blogger Eduardo Arcos can't help but draw attention to the fact that some indigenous Guatemalan organizations will purify holy places [ES] following the visit of George W. Bush. Arcos...

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — about murders in Guatemala

Recent events involving the murder of four Salvadorans in Guatemala have dominated the blogosphere in El Salvador. On February 19, three members of the Central American parliament (PARLACEN) from El...

Forced evictions in Guatemala: whose land is it anyway?

Land ownership and occupation are complex and highly contentious issues in many parts of Latin America, and the tropical, resource-rich plains of northeastern Guatemala are no exception. On the one...

Bilingual Education in Guatemala

[Editor's note: The following post was originally written by blogger and journalist Juan Manuel Castillo and posted at La Nana. It was translated to English by Guatemalan contributor Renata Ávila.]...

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