An attempted assassination, criminalization, and violent eviction in 2014 didn’t stop the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya in Guatemala.
In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
As the Vice President seeks to remedy root causes of migration, she should vow to dismantle neoliberal rules that have been devastating for rural and Indigenous peoples.
Indigenous leaders in Guatemala and their allies take a stand against corporate greed in their community.
Rising corruption in Guatemala threatens landmark legal victories by Indigenous activists defending their land from mining.
Across the Global South, international mining companies use disturbing tactics to forcibly open mining operations against the wills of local communities.
From mission creep to missileers asleep at the wheel.
Guatemala’s genocide trial has lifted the curtain on the country’s bloody past.
Now that former Guatemalan president Efrain Rios Montt has been convicted of genocide, it’s time for the “hegemonic puppeteer,” the United States, to be put on trial.
Thirty years after Rios Montt’s atrocities, U.S. military policy in Latin America remains a human rights disaster.
Power and politics have their effect on Guatemala’s historic genocide trial.
In a week of remarkable events and reversals in Guatemala, the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt came to an abrupt halt on April 18.
The Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and the Committee in Solidarity with the people of El Salvador (CISPES) invite you to a presentation about the implications of Mining projects in a key Central American region.
The Echo of Pain of the Many depicts Those mothers, daughters, sisters … the families of the ‘disappeared,’ whose courage and commitment to justice for their loved ones is deeply moving. Following the film After the film will be a panel featuring the film director, Ana Lucia Cuevas.