In 1982, over 400 Maya Achí men, women, and children were murdered for opposing a hydroelectric dam under construction on the Chixoy River. The next year, the completed Chixoy dam flooded more than 30 Maya Achí communities. In 2014, the… 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 ›
“For over 30 years, members of the Cuevas family have been campaigning for justice for our son and brother Carlos, disappeared in 1984, and our sister-in-law Rosario Godoy de Cuevas and their family, abducted and murdered at the hands of… Read More ›
This video footage compiled by Guatevision includes a selection of brief clips showing some of the protests and state response. On April 28th, a massive contingent of police was sent into the Ixil triangle in Guatemala to evict a road… Read More ›