A security guard protects a stationery shop on Fifth Avenue in Guatemala City; ‘No more violence against women, no more beatings, no more deaths, no more abuse’, reads a sign during the International Women’s Day march; Mayan women sell corn tortillas in Zone One of the capital; ‘Cucuruchos’ carry a float with the image of Christ through the historic centre during Guatemala’s world-famous Easter celebrations.All photos: Mira Galanova

Country profile: Guatemala

The photos, facts and politics of Guatemala

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NI 526 - The Kurds - betrayed again - July, 2020
Images from the women's gathering in Chotacaj. Mayan spirituality plays an important part in indigenous feminism, but the issues dealt with are tough - racism, violence and abuse, unequal rights. Photo: James Rodriguez/Panos

From a place of healing

Indigenous feminists in Guatemala encourage women to speak out against male violence, and to heal and defend themselves as they defend their ancestral territory. Frauke Decoodt listens to their stories of resistance.

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NI 519 - How to avoid climate breakdown - May, 2019

Belize: whose land?

New developments in the Belizean–Guatemalan territorial dispute.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Crying out for change: a protester at an anti-corruption demonstration in Guatemala City. Photo: Esteban Biba/Alamy

Guatemala: Fed up with corruption

General elections in Guatemala usually follow a predictable pattern of propaganda, violence and despair, writes Anna Bevan.

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NI 485 - Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution - September, 2015
A skull is measured and marked by anthropologist Selket Callejas.Photo: James Rodriguez

Where are the disappeared?

DNA breakthrough gives hope to Guatemalans still searching for the graves of their loved ones.

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NI 477 - Big oil RIP? - November, 2014
Country Profile: Guatemala

Country Profile: Guatemala

The country's unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

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NI 452 - Mental health - May, 2012
I am the first to divorce for Guatemala

I am the first to divorce for Guatemala

Guatemalans go to the polls on 11 September - but despite an embarrassment of candidates, many fear it's a case of simply hoping that the least bad option wins.

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NI 445 - Pakistan - daring to hope - September, 2011
Eviction chronicles human rights abuses in Guatemala.JAMES RODRIGUEZ / www.mimundo.org

Cook feels the heat

Canadian ambassador to Guatemala guilty of slander

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NI 435 - Seed savers - September, 2010

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
The Kurds - betrayed again July, 2020
How to avoid climate breakdown May, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Syria’s good guys - Inside a forgotten revolution September, 2015
Big oil RIP? November, 2014
Mental health May, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Pakistan - daring to hope September, 2011
Seed savers September, 2010
Seed savers September, 2010
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