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We were 20 miles from the border with Guatemala at a rail yard where Central American refugees often congregated to try to board La Bestia, the ... rising seas and mega-storms -- is already adding to a host of other factors, including poverty, war and persecution, that in these years have unsettled record ...
Its three countries - Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras - are three of the highest per capita homicide countries in the world. Since the early 1960s proxy wars--first against communism, then against the drug trade, have played out across these countries. Over 300,000 people died in the first war from ...

The conflict between communities and Hudbay has its roots in Guatemala's bloody civil war, during which Maya Q'eqchi' communities were driven off land that is now considered part of the Fenix mining project. In or around September 2006, Maya Q'eqchi' farmers and other members of the community ...
On May 15th, 1984, Felix Estrada went on a morning run near the University of San Carlos in Guatemala City, just as he did every day. His brother Salomon, who he shared a room with, heard him come back, shower, get dressed, and leave again at 6:30AM. At first, it seemed like any other morning.
Nellie eventually married Jose Alfredo and followed him to Guatemala. Angela and her sister were born there. (Their brother, Alexander, was born in Los Angeles.) Guatemala, however, was in the midst of a civil war, and the family was targeted because they were business owners. "We had friends who ...
The war on Indigenous communities in Guatemala didn't end with the country's 1996 peace Accords. ... their houses and what belongings they could not carry with them, mirroring the scorched earth tactics used by former dictator Efrain Rios Montt at the height of the country's 36-year internal armed conflict.

The U.S. Embassy spokesman in Guatemala City wondered why Time Magazine would want to photograph and interview the ambassador there. After all, in the early 1980s, the political upheaval and violence in nearby El Salvador -- where I was based -- dominated the headlines. We should have kept ...
He began, for instance, by reprising the lie that "since World War II, ... of Guatemala (an early instance of Washington's post-World war II ...
At the age of 15, she joined a human rights group in 1993, during an active war time in Guatemala. The future geography professor noted that ...
In dragging Central America into a renewed war on youth gangs, the ... to the record high crime rates in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.
Nonetheless, violence in Guatemala today has its roots in the period of ... the 36-year internal armed conflict that included genocide: 200,000 ...
Father Jean-Marie Boxus, a Belgian missionary in Guatemala. ... and at various stages during the country's civil war he was threatened and ...
Being an Indigenous woman in Guatemala is even harder. ... accounted for more than 80 percent of the 200,000 people killed during the Guatemalan civil war.
I thought of this as I listened to Jewish-Guatemalan writer Eduardo Halfon speak at ... After the war, Halfon's grandfather moved to Guatemala.
Federal agents told Miriam Martinez-Lemus to board a plane for Guatemala Monday at 3:00 pm. She didn't hide from ICE agents, but she did ...
It's vintage W. -- that is, vintage W. as a war criminal. ... of Guatemala (an early instance of Washington's post-World War II "encouragement" of ...
Consider the facts: outside active war zones, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have emerged as some of the most dangerous ...

... and a nun - had made overtures to join the guerrillas in the armed conflict. ... Most Belizeans who grew up in the post-World War II era, similarly to the vast ... The Guatemalan claim to British Honduras had no pressing ...
The violent image of unrestrained power in Guatemala in the 1980s was ... the 36-year internal armed conflict that included genocide: 200,000 ...
Guatemalan feminist Hip Hop Artist Raises Voice Against State Femicide ... drawing a connection to the country's 36-year internal armed conflict. ... But it's weird, because living there, you feel the war never ended," she says.
More than 20 years have passed since the civil war ended in Guatemala and Chile returned to democracy, but the impact of extreme state ...
Highlights in Belize include Man-O-war Caye, a bird sanctuary, and Lime Caye, part of a marine reserve. In Guatemala, a tour of Castillo de ...
Sandra Moran, the first openly LGBTQ member of Guatemala's ... middle of a brutal civil war where leftist activists systematically disappeared at ...
Tomas was one of the first to share his story of living through Guatemala's brutal, 36-year civil war. More than 200-thousand were killed, and ...
Earlier this year Guatemala announced its clear-up rate for ... the America lost killed in action in the bloodiest year of the Vietnam War; more in ...
As a spill over of the drug's war, a vast network of criminal economy is ... later, Los Zetas committed a similar atrocity in northern Guatemala.
That is more than the America lost killed in action in the bloodiest year of the Vietnam War; more in a day than Scotland suffers in a year; and ...
Because she was known in Guatemala for her work with the peace process ... More: World War II veteran keeps 72-year-old promise to fallen ...
Sitting atop the largest pyramid in the world in northern Guatemala's ... political tumult, culminating in a vicious civil war from 1960 to 1996.
Guatemalan citizens carry an empty coffin in front of Guatemala's .... of victims of Guatemala's internal armed conflict lies abandoned in a police ...
As of August 2017, Guatemala was contributing 162 troops and 21 ... from Military Use during Armed Conflict into domestic military policy and ...
activists hold up a banner with faces of people who disappeared during the 1960-1996 civil war, during a demonstration against the ...
In the case of a recent trip to Guatemala, good timing helped my wife, ... in the mid-1980s, but its violent civil war lasted for 36 years, until 1996, ...
Her mother was a community organizer in the 1960-1996 civil war in Guatemala, during which successive rightwing governments and military ...
Good neighborliness gave way to the Cold War nightmare of Guatemala in 1954. Today, it seems clear that the two Disney pictures established ...
Her mother was a community organizer in the 1960-1996 civil war in Guatemala, during which successive rightwing governments and military ...
According to the AFL-CIO's Solidarity Center in Guatemala City, the ... since the end of Guatemala's 36-year-long internal armed conflict.
Harvard University professor Kristen Weld comes to talk about the Guatemalan civil war in the Dodd center on Wednesday Oct. 18. The film ...
Guatemala's 1960-1996 civil war led to the deaths of more than 200,000 people and was the bloodiest among the Cold War conflicts that tore ...
Tens of thousands of Guatemalans came to the U.S. in the 1980s and '90s, fleeing the Guatemalan civil war. But the war ended in 1996, more ...
Father Stanley Rother is pictured in an undated photo in Guatemala. Rother, an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war, is on the ...
prosecutors and a U.N. anti-corruption commission in Guatemala have ... 1996 peace accord that ended the country's 36-year civil war.
Gabriel-Tomas fled Guatemala at age 16, seeking to escape a violent civil war and genocidal government, and arrived in the U.S. in 1992.
Rother was an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war, who is on the path to possible sainthood. A ceremony for Rother's ...
Guatemalan people celebrate Fr. Stanley Rother's beatification ... that cost 200,000 lives during Guatemala's 36-year war that ended in 1996.
Since the end of Guatemala's civil war in 1996, the domestic judicial systems has been compromised by low technical capacity, corruption and ...
Stanley Rother, an American priest killed during Guatemala's civil war, is on the path to possible sainthood. Ixbalan knew Rother during his ...
Guatemala President Allegedly Received Bribes from army ... by former members of the military tied to the human rights abuses of the civil war.
As the International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) .... the military following the end of the 36 years of the internal armed conflict. ... "I signed the peace accords [in 1996, ending the civil war], but I can also ...
During the civil war in Guatemala that lasted over three decades and ended with a peace accord in 1996, more than 200,000 Mayan people were killed or "disappeared" by the military and associated paramilitary groups. In the process over 600 villages were destroyed. The peace accords were meant to ...


 

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