A Funeral for Manuel, 32 Years After the Guatemalan Massacre That Killed Him
On May 14, 1982, during the height of Guatemala's civil war, Carmen Sánchez Chen was bathing in the Chixoy River when the military attacked, taking her three-year-old son, Manuel. Decades later, Manuel's remains were exhumed from a mass grave, allowing...
Police Violently Evict the La Puya Peaceful Mining Resistance
Since March 2012, local community members have peacefully blocked the entrance to US-based Kappes, Cassiday & Associates’ El Tambor gold mine in Guatemala. This weekend, police officers violently evicted the protesters.