The communities around San Jose del Golfo have engaged in a two-year long peaceful resistance to prevent the construction of a new mine.
The basurero neighborhood is desperately poor, lacks basic social services, and offers residents little hope of escaping.
Tens of thousands of farmers showed up in Guatemala City yesterday to demonstrate against the construction of hydroelectric power plants and the high price of electricity—but they didn't have enough money to stay very long.
He's the kind of god you pray to when you really want a motorcycle.
By the time the race begins the riders are already intoxicated after an entire night of drinking, and they’ll spend the rest of the day getting even more wasted, while riding back and forth on a track that goes from one end of the village to the other...