A woman weaves in Santiago Atitlan, Sololá, Guatemala using a traditional backstrap loom. (WNV/Jeff Abbott) On July 9, Kaqchikel Maya weavers in Guatemala gathered in the town of Santiago Sacatepéquez’s central park to celebrate a small victory in their struggle… Read More ›
The High Risk Appellate Court upheld the historic Sepur Zarco judgment this week after unanimously rejecting the three appeals presented by the defense counsel of the two military officials convicted last February in the case. The judges read the summary… Read More ›
Feliciana Bernal (Credit: Amy Bracken) On PRI’s The Word, Amy Bracken reports on the story of Feliciana Bernal, who was one of the translators in the Ríos Montt Genocide trial. The piece goes on to say that there has been… Read More ›
Dear friends and supporters, This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Central America Women’s Network. It also marks the final point of CAWN as an active organisation. In 1991, during an intense period of civil war and revolution in Central America, a… Read More ›
For International Women’s Day, Plaza Pública had a short photo-piece from Simone Dalmasso which had some lovely photos. You can view them here.
Rebeca Lane | Photo: Cynthia Vance / Courtesy Rebeca Lane Guatemalan Feminist Rapper Tearing Down Walls By: Heather Gies for TeleSUR Rebeca Lane is a feminist rapper, poet, artist and activist based in Guatemala City whose art and resistance as… Read More ›
There is really nothing to add here. From Plaza Pública.