Posts Tagged: Guatemala

Guatemalan State Violence: How Political Instability Breeds Human Rights Violations

Dossier By: Emily Moncada, Nayda Peace, Rob Dellinger, and Jocelyn Vera In Guatemala, a country with a majority indigenous population, it is imperative to remember the past as a precondition for analyzing current political issues (Jonas 2000: 14).  Guatemala’s history

Guatemalan State Violence: How Political Instability Breeds Human Rights Violations

Dossier By: Emily Moncada, Nayda Peace, Rob Dellinger, and Jocelyn Vera In Guatemala, a country with a majority indigenous population, it is imperative to remember the past as a precondition for analyzing current political issues (Jonas 2000: 14).  Guatemala’s history

Guatemala and Honduras: Who Defends the Land Defenders?

Dossier by Group 2: Francisco Ferreyra, Lucero Morales, Laura Roser, Christian Scott On March 2, 2016, several heavily armed men broke into Berta Cáceres’ home in Honduras and fired multiple rounds, killing her instantly. These hitmen had connections to the

Guatemala and Honduras: Who Defends the Land Defenders?

Dossier by Group 2: Francisco Ferreyra, Lucero Morales, Laura Roser, Christian Scott On March 2, 2016, several heavily armed men broke into Berta Cáceres’ home in Honduras and fired multiple rounds, killing her instantly. These hitmen had connections to the

Stinchcomb, Dennis, and Eric Hershberg. “Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America: Context, Causes, and Responses.” SSRN Electronic Journal, 7th ser. (November 2014): 1-44. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2524001.

The research by Stinchcomb and Hershberg, sheds light to  why unaccompanied children and families from Central America, specifically Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are immigrating to the United States in high numbers. Stinchcomb and Hershberg’s  research revealed that the push

Stinchcomb, Dennis, and Eric Hershberg. “Unaccompanied Migrant Children from Central America: Context, Causes, and Responses.” SSRN Electronic Journal, 7th ser. (November 2014): 1-44. doi:10.2139/ssrn.2524001.

The research by Stinchcomb and Hershberg, sheds light to  why unaccompanied children and families from Central America, specifically Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are immigrating to the United States in high numbers. Stinchcomb and Hershberg’s  research revealed that the push

Indigenous Rights in Guatemala: The Foreign Mining Issue

Dana Park, Meseret Ghirmai, Austin Wells Guatemala is a Central American country that has a population of 10 million people, with Mayans making up 6 million of the population. It’s a country run by wealthy landowners and big businesses are

Indigenous Rights in Guatemala: The Foreign Mining Issue

Dana Park, Meseret Ghirmai, Austin Wells Guatemala is a Central American country that has a population of 10 million people, with Mayans making up 6 million of the population. It’s a country run by wealthy landowners and big businesses are

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Godoy‐Paiz, Paula. “Not Just “Another Woman”: Femicide and Representation in Guatemala.” The Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Anthropology 17, no. 1 (2012): 88-109.

The author writes about femicide in Guatemala, beginning with a general overview of what the phenomenon is and who plays a role and ending with a personal account from a victim’s mother. Godoy-Paiz defines femicide as the killing of women

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and

Fregoso, Rosa-Linda, and Cynthia Bejarano. Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas. New York. Duke University Press, 2010.

Annotation: Terrorizing Women: Feminicide in the Americas, chronicles a diverse range of personal accounts of feminicide, otherwise known as hate crimes specifically targeted at women, in Guatemala, Peru, Costa Rica, Mexico and Argentina. These accounts vary from scholarly articles and