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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Guatemala: The Quest for Justice Reply

After decades of armed conflict and violent crime, Guatemalans are striving to build a justice system that works. Barbara Borst reports in the first of a series of articles.

Antigua, Guatemala, once a Spanish capital of Central America, sits below Agua volcano. Photo by Barbara Borst

Antigua, Guatemala, once a Spanish capital of Central America, sits below Agua volcano.
Photo by Barbara Borst

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