Over the past 35 years, Pamela Yates, an American filmmaker, has been visiting Guatemala, documenting the often painful sweep of its history, with particular attention to the indigenous Mayan communities. Her first film, “When the Mountains Tremble” (1983), took viewers… Read More ›
This short video is from ‘Amplifying Indigenous Voices: Cultural Survival’s Community Media Program’. Community radio has been a vital presence in Indigenous communities in Guatemala since the 1960s. Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala rely on community radio to keep their cultures,… Read More ›
There is really nothing to add here. From Plaza Pública.
On November 22, 2015, thousands gathered at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia, at the 25th annual protest of the School of the Americas (SOA) to memorialise the tens of thousands of people who lost their lives at the hands… Read More ›
Since 2012, the inhabitants of San José del Golfo and San Pedro Ayampuc in Guatemala have organised themselves to defend their land through ‘La Puya’– a non-violent resistance movement, from where a strong network was created in order to stop… Read More ›
Andrea Ixchiu, from Prensa Comunitaria, gave an interview with The Real News days before the Guatemala Presidential elections and her analysis still stands in the lead up to the run-off, next month, between Jimmy Morales and Sandra Torres. While Jimmy… Read More ›