Elections on Sunday, the disaster day of September 11th, promise to bring into office a General, one of the old boys, from the horror days of the war and genocide.
The Council of Canadians joins Rights Action and the community of San Miguel Ixtahuacan in calling for the immediate closure of Goldcorp's controversial Marlin Mine in Guatemala.
These articles about U.S. syphilis "experiments" [read: criminal conspiracy] in Guatemala in the 1940s, are another indication and reminder of just what the political, economic and military elites of the United States have long thought about Guatemala and particularly the exploited and poor majority.
Dozens of people beaten, gassed, illegally detained. This follows on 5 days of brutal repression against Honduran teachers and the Pro-Democracy movement, including the killing of 59 year-old teacher Ilse Velasquez
4 Campesinos Killed, August 20th and 21st, Following on Massacre of 11 People, August 14th and 15th