Poverty

The People Will Not Forget

Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno has written a fine piece, here, in the Los Angeles Review of Books setting out the importance of CICIG in the fight against corruption and impunity in Guatemala, and the forces that coalesced in its ultimate removal…. Read More ›

El Oriente

Guatemala’s El Oriente (Eastern land) is a region which has systematically been left aside by the state’s political and economic system. The population’s suffering is visible as they have one of the highest levels of malnutrition in the country. It… Read More ›

500 YEARS

“There is joy in dreaming about a new country, a country where we indigenous people, with our culture, our language, our spirituality, our worldview, can exist as part of this country.” – Daniel Pascual, Peasant Leader 500 YEARS is the story… Read More ›

Los Ancianos

Doña Sabina in her one-room village home. Without family who can support her, Sabina has very few possessions. At noon each day, she walks barefoot down sharp cobblestones to receive a meal at an elderly nutrition center run by Mayan… Read More ›