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· February, 2011

Stories about Guatemala from February, 2011

Guatemala: Threats Against Journalist Oscar de León

“Last week, the CPJ reported on a series of threats against Oscar de León, a television journalist with the Guatevisión TV network. The CPJ is calling on Guatemalan authorities to...

Guatemala: Living Conditions in La Limonada

“Consider the comforts in your home. Carpet. Furniture. Microwaves. Insulation from the cold and heat. Water that won’t make you and your family sick. Privacy. Now imaging your life without...

Guatemala: 19th Anniversary of the Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unit (URNG)

Mike writes: “On February 7, 1982, the Guerrilla Army of the Poor (EGP), the Rebel Armed Forces (FAR), the Organization of the People in Arms (ORPA), and the Guatemalan Labor...

Latin America: Drawing Parallels with Egypt

As protests in Egypt continue, Latin American bloggers are drawing historical parallels with similar uprisings in the region and some are wondering: “Could it happen here now?”

Blogger asks: “Could instability spread to Latin America?”

Considering the recent and ongoing events in Tunisia and Egypt, Bloggings by boz asks: “If it is a crisis year, what would it mean for Latin America?”. Boz goes over...

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