Guatemala: A Mayan-Qeqchi Community Is Re-Filling The Empty Spaces With Courage And Dignity And Fear0
In the remote Mayan Qeqchi [kek-chi] community of Lote 8, high in the mountains on the north side of Lake Izabal, eastern Guatemala, we stand in thick brush, in the empty space where the home of Amelia Cac Tiul used to be.
President Colom initiated Martial Law in Alta Verapaz in December in order to control the drugs violence between cartels in the area.
The following article, published by El Pais from Spain, reports on a seminar organised by the Carlos III University in Madrid between 15-16 February, at which a group of specialists discussed the problem of gender violence in Latin America.
Eviction of indigenous community in Guatemala.