Alberto Arce and Rodrigo Abd present a moving piece of photoreportage on AP, telling of the ongoing struggles of the population of Quejá, in Alto Verapaz, after hurricane Eta struck in November last year. The day before he left for… Read More ›
A community in northern Guatemala is fighting against the force of nature and against the expansion of palm oil. Jody García writes in Climate Tracker about a community that is increasingly trapped, literally, by the effects of climate change, on… Read More ›
Hurricanes continue to batter Guatemala. Poverty (and poor government planning) are making things worse.
With little response from the government, “Only The People Save The People” has become the rallying cry. Jackie McVicar writes in America Magazine of the challenges facing the community of Chicoyou in the wake of Hurricane Eta, which struck Central… Read More ›
Faced with the tragedy that confronts Guatemala, national and international artists, are uniting their voices, through an acoustic festival, to help those affected by hurricane Eta, in this time of the Covid-19 pandemic. The performers include Sara Curruchich, Rozalén, Ana… Read More ›
Hurricane Eta reached Central America earlier this month and caused significant damage across the region in terms of flooding, landslides and huge crop destruction. Sofía Menchú wrote in Reuters about the effects on the Guatemalan Mayan indigenous community of Chicuz,… Read More ›