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· September, 2007

Stories about Guatemala from September, 2007

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

Guatemala: Views On Indigenous People

Much of Guatemalan population descends from indigenous origins, in whole or part. Only a small minority comes from a different racial origin. That's why the UN Declaration of the Rights...

Guatemala: Menchu's Low Vote Total Due To Racism?

Guatemala: Cleaning Up After the Elections

Guatemala: Bloggers Applaud and Participate in Peaceful Elections

Rains, violence, and chaos had been expected. Guatemalans were glad that the predictions were wrong. Democracy and a peaceful transition of power were the good news. A team of bloggers...

Guatemala: Video Interviews

Guatemala: Round-up of Election Sites

Guatemala: Up to the Minute Coverage

Guatemala: Poll Numbers for Sunday Election

Guatemala: Lack of Creativity in Campaigns

Guatemala: How to Act When Witnessing a Crime

Guatemala: Campaign Season in Full Swing

September is a gray and rainy month in Guatemala. It also marks the month when Independence Day celebrations take place around the country with parades and civic expressions. This year,...

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