Guatemala

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Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
The American Connection: Volume 2: State Terror and Popular Resistance in Guatemala
McClintock, Michael
Book
The author who is now a senior researcher with Amnesty International spent several years unravelling the development of counter-insurgency forces and the role of the U.S. in creating them. This book d...
A Beauty That Hurts: Life and Death in Guatemala
Lovell, George
Book
The story of Guatemala in the modern period. Revised and expanded second edition.
Central American Women Speak for Themselves
Central America Today
Book
1983
A dossier focusing on the participation of women in the popular movements and revolutionary organizations in Central America. Contains transations from newspapers, pamphlets, documents, interviews and...
Chomsky.Info
Chomsky, Noam
Website
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
The CIA's Greatest Hits
Zepezauer, Mark
Book
1994
Brief case studies of the CIA's greatest 'triumphs'.
The Common Good
Chomsky, Noam; interviewed by David Barsamian
Book
1998
Interviews with Noam Chomsky on the U.S. and the world.
Connexions: Volume 7, Number 1 - March 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Connexions Library: Central America and the Caribbean Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Central America and the Caribbean.
The Culture of Terrorism
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Chomsky argues that the United States elites are dedicated to the rule of force, and that their commitment to violence and lawlessness has to be masked by an ideological system which attempts to contr...
Five Centuries of Imperialism and Resistance: Vol. 8: 1492-1992
Bourgeault, Ron et. al.
Book
1992
A collection of poems and essays giving various perspectives on resistance to imperialism and capitalism.
Guatemala 1962 to 1980s
Blum, William
Article
An account of the United States' repeated intereventions in Guatemala.
Guatemala Coup Fails: Against The Current vol. 145
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2010
While the coup in Honduras was successful, in Guatemala an attempted “cold” coup unraveled. Rodrigo Rosenberg was murdered on May 10, 2009; the following day the media ran a video filmed shortly befor...
Guatemala: Murders of Women Recall Counterinsurgency Techniques
Article
2009
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: Peaceful Resistance in the Face of Violence
Paley, Dawn
Article
2012
Anti-mining activist speaks out for first time since being shot.
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Chomsky, Noam
Book
2003
Chomsky documents how, for more than half a century, the United States has been pursuing a grand imperial strategy with the aim of dominating the globe.
The History of Costa Rica
Molina, Ivan; Palmer, Steven
Book
1998
An overview of Costa Rican history with an emphasis on how Costa Ricans have been able to make their own history, "though they do not make it just as they choose."
Indigenous Communities in Guatemala Fight Against the Privatization of Sacred Sites
Abbott, Jeff
Article
2016
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
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...
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...
A Long and Terrible Shadow: White Values, Native Rights in the Americas 1492-1992
Berger, Thomas R.
Book
1991
Against the odds, Native peoples have waged a tenacious struggle to survive and the re-emerge as distinct cultures.
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...
Menchú, Rigoberta: Connexipedia Article
Article
Winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize. (Born 1959).
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...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
Ransom, David
Book
2001
Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
The No-Nonsense Guide to Terrorism
Barker, Jonathan
Book
2003
An in-depth look at the nature of terrorism that discusses questioning terrorism, assessing it, the difference between state terrorism and group terrorism, morality and history, and war and politics.
On Power and Ideology
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1987
Five lectures on U.S. international and security policy.
Overthrowing other people's governments: The Master List
Blum, William
Article
2013
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...
Press for Conversion #43: December 2000
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
The Real Terror Network: Terrorism in Fact and Propaganda
Herman, Edward S.
Book
1982
Herman sets out to show that the U.S. ignores or sponsors terror by authoritarian states that are allied with U.S. interests.
A Record of Resistance: Against The Current vol. 121
Feeley, Dianne
Article
2006
Here is a stunning book, filled with photographs that record the suffering and strength of the indigenous population in the Guatemalan countryside over the past 15 years. In short essays and photos Ou...
Relentless Persistence: Nonviolent Action in Latin America
McManus, Philip and Schlabach, Gerald (ed.)
Book
1991
There is in Latin America a tradition of "firmeza permanente," relentless persistence, which has enabled the people to preserve parts of their culture during five centuries of conquest and oppression.
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Socialist Register 1984: Volume 21: The Uses of Anti-Communism
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1984
Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
Stolen Continents: The "New World" Through Indian Eyes
Wright, Ronald
Book
1992
A history of the Americas through Native eyes.
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism: The Political Economy of Human Rights: Volume 1
Chomsky, Noam; Herman, Edward S.
Book
Chomsky and Herman demonstrate, with devasting logic and overwhelming documentation, that the purpose of U.S. global policy is to make the world safe for exploitation by U.S. corporate interests and t...
What Uncle Sam Really Wants
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
Chomsky discusses examples of U.S. intervention and links together events stretching over four decades in regions throughout the world. He provides a quick synopsis of American foreign policy and pain...
World Orders Old and New
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1994
Chomsky surveys the international scene since 1945.

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Chomsky.info
The Noam Chomsky Web site.
Peace Brigades International
PBI is an international NGO that has been promoting nonviolence and protecting human rights since 1981. Our work is based on the principles of non-partisanship and non-interference in the internal aff...
PLAN International Canada
Plan International Canada strives to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of children, families and communities in more than 30 developing countries in Africa, Asia and Central and Sout...
Rights Action
A charitable non-profit organization that supports grassroots work financially, technologically and through group networking in the global south, mostly Guatamala, Chiapas (Mexico), Honduras and Hait...

Sources Experts & Spokespersons

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
Embassy Row, published by Sources as part of the Parliamentary Names & Numbers directory, lists all embassies and high commissions to Canada, and all Canadian embassies, high commissions and consulates abroad. Each e...
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...

Sources Library

Another journalist shot dead in Guatemala, fourth this year
Sources News Release
2013
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
Organizations and experts on Caribbean topics.
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
2009
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
Sources News Release
2015
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...
IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia
Sources News Release
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.
A race for land is destroying the Guatemalan rainforest
Foucart, Stephane
2007
Agriculture is quickly decimating Guatemala's primal forests> It has experience the most rapid deforestatation of any nation in the last five years.

From the Connexions Archives

Comite De Solidarite Quebec-Guatemala
Organization profile published 1982
Organization
1982
Embassy Row Online
Website
Contact names and numbers for all embassies to Canada and all Canadian embassies abroad.
Guatemalan Massacre
Periodical profile published 1991
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1991
News From Guatemala
Periodical profile published 1980
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1980
News From Guatemala
Periodical profile published 1982
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982