Guatemala: Fighting for the Future Reply

Justice in Guatemala faces a new challenge as a dynamic attorney general is told to step down in May. Barbara Borst reports in the final article of a four-part series.

The market at Chichicastenango, a largely Maya town in the highlands of Guatemala. Photos by Barbara Borst

The market at Chichicastenango, a largely Maya town in the highlands of Guatemala. Photo by Barbara Borst

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Guatemala: Digging Up the Past Reply

Even during the 36-year-long conflict, a few determined people in Guatemala gathered evidence of the atrocities being committed. Their work contributes directly to hopes for justice today, as Barbara Borst reports.

Alma Vasquez of FAFG explains signs of violent death among the human remains at La Verbena cemetery. Photo by Barbara Borst

Alma Vasquez of FAFG explains signs of violent death on bones at La Verbena cemetery.
Photo by Barbara Borst

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Guatemala: Calling on the International Community Reply

Guatemala has asked the United Nations twice for assistance in establishing peace and justice. Barbara Borst reports in the second of four articles on Guatemala.

At Santo Tomas, a Catholic church built atop a Maya altar in Chichicastenango, worshipers use symbols of both cultures.  Photo by Barbara Borst

At Santo Tomas, a Catholic church built atop a Maya altar in Chichicastenango, worshipers use symbols of both cultures.
Photo by Barbara Borst

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