Culture

Guatemala’s Failed Promise

Jeff Abbott has written a piece for The Progressive, reflecting on the failure of the Guatemalan Peace Accords, twenty-five years after their signing, and the unmet hopes for social justice. Twenty-five years after the peace accords that ended the Central… Read More ›

Delia’s Return

On American Anthropologist, Lauren Heidbrink, her daughter Gabriela Afable, and Delia (not her real name), present a multimodal representation chronicling the detention and deportation of Delia, an Indigenous youth from San Marcos, who migrated to the United States. Delia’s experiences… Read More ›

Historical Memory in the Digital Age

In Guatemala, truthtellers and preservers of the past face renewed hostility. Digitization projects help safeguard the archives of state violence. Daniel Alvarado, Carlos Juárez, and Brie Gettleson write in NACLA about the importance of technology in the preservation of historical… Read More ›