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Association of Caribbean States
The Convention Establishing the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) was signed on 24 July 1994 in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, with the aim of promoting consultation, cooperation and concerted action among all the countries of...
Central American Integration System
Central American Integration System (Spanish: Sistema de la Integraci¢n Centroamericana; SICA) is an intergovernmental organization of Central American states. It has a standing invitation to participate as observer in the session...
Embassy Row
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International Crisis Group
The International Crisis Group is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to preventing and resolving deadly conflict. The International Crisis Group is now generally recognized as the world's leading i...
Latin American Economic System
The Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) is a regional intergovernmental organization that groups 26 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Its headquarters are in Caracas, Venezuela. SELA was established on 17 Oct...
Latin American Parliament
The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is a regional, permanent and unicameral organism, integrated from the national Parliaments of Latin America, elected democratically by means of universal suffrage in countries that ratifie...
Organization of American States
The Organization of American States (OAS) brings together the nations of the Western Hemisphere to strengthen cooperation on democratic values, defend common interests and debate the major issues facing the region and the world. T...
United Nations
The United Nations is central to global efforts to solve problems that challenge humanity. Cooperating in this effort are more than 30 affiliated organizations, known together as the UN system. Day in and day out, the UN and its f...

News Releases

Another journalist shot dead in Guatemala, fourth this year
2013-08-21
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders and the CERIGUA Journalists Observatory condemn regional TV journalist Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez's murder yesterday fifty kilometers away from Mazatenango.
Asesinato de dos periodistas en Guatemala y Honduras. La FEPALC y la FIP expresan su total consternacion
2009-04-17
La FederaciA#n Internacional de Periodistas (FIP) y la FederaciA#n de Perio
La FederaciA#n Internacional de Periodistas (FIP) y la FederaciA#n de Periodistas de AmA#rica Latina y el Caribe (FEPALC) expresan su consternaciA#n absoluta ante el asesinato, en menos de 48 horas de...
Cracked Houses in San Miguel Ixtahuacan: The Marlin Mine Influence
2009-11-11
MiningWatch Canada/COPAE
Today in Guatemala City, COPAE and UUSC present the results of an investigation, after two years of monitoring by a team of engineers: 'Cracked H...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Guatemala: Officials prevent indigenous radio station from reopening
2015-03-26
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the continuing persecution of community radio stations in Guatemala, where the mayor of Santa Eulalia, in the western department of Huehuetenango, forcibly prev...
Harassing journalists is election campaign strategy in Guatemala
2015-09-03
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders urges Guatemala’s political class to respect the freedom of journalists to work as they see fit.
IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia
2009-06-11
International Federation of Journalists
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.

Sources Select Resources

Another journalist shot dead in Guatemala, fourth this year
Sources News Release
Article
2013
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders and the CERIGUA Journalists Observatory condemn regional TV journalist Carlos Alberto Orellana Chávez's murder yesterday fifty kilometers away from Mazatenango.
Caribbean Experts and Information in the Sources Directory
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
Website
Sources
Organizations and experts on Caribbean topics.
Connexions Library: Central America and the Caribbean Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Guatemala 1962 to 1980s
Blum, William
Article
Common Courage Press
An account of the United States' repeated intereventions in Guatemala.
Guatemala: Murders of Women Recall Counterinsurgency Techniques
Article
2009
Inter Press Service
The worst waves of brutal, unsolved murders of women in Latin America have been seen in Ciudad Juarez, on Mexico's northern border, where close to 400 killings have been reported since 1993, and Guate...
Guatemala: Officials prevent indigenous radio station from reopening
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is alarmed by the continuing persecution of community radio stations in Guatemala, where the mayor of Santa Eulalia, in the western department of Huehuetenango, forcibly prev...
Guatemala: Peaceful Resistance in the Face of Violence
Paley, Dawn
Article
2012
The Dominion
Anti-mining activist speaks out for first time since being shot.
IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.
Indigenous Communities in Guatemala Fight Against the Privatization of Sacred Sites
Abbott, Jeff
Article
2016
Upsidedownworld
In recent years, the popular tourist attraction of Semuc Champey in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz has become a point of social conflict for the indigenous Q'eqchi' Mayan communities surrou...
Indigenous Community Wins Land Rights Victory in Guatemala After 200 Years of Struggle
Abbott, Jeff
Article
2015
Upside Down World
Success is rare among indigenous peoples' struggles for land rights in Guatemala. But the nearly 300 Poqomchi' Maya families that make up the Primavera communities in the department of Alta Verapaz ha...
Menchú, Rigoberta
Connexipedia Article
Article
Winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1959).
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
williamblum.org
Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War.
La Prenda
Delaloye, Jean-Cosme
Film/Video
2015
Documentary. Every day, a child is abducted in Guatemala, a country with a rate of impunity of 98%. Female victims and survivors hope to stem the tide of forced emigration from Guatemala, a country wh...
A race for land is destroying the Guatemalan rainforest
Foucart, Stephane
Article
2007
The Guardian
Agriculture is quickly decimating Guatemala's primal forests> It has experience the most rapid deforestatation of any nation in the last five years.

Sources Bookshelf

Killing Hope
U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II
Blum, William
Book
2008
Is the United States a force for democracy? William Blum serves up a forensic overview of U.S. foreign policy spanning sixty years. For those who want the details on the U.S.'s most famous actions (Ch...
Manufacturing Consent
The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
Press for Conversion #43
December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000

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