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March 1, 2007 Gender

Keeping The Faith

Guatemalan feminists fight for change

March 1, 2007

REM #2

by Meaghan Thurston
March 1, 2007

REM #1

by Meaghan Thurston
February 28, 2007 Weblog:

Canadian Ambassador to Guatemala spreads misinformation about mining issues

February 28, 2007

A Public Letter To:
Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs
James Lambert, Director General, Latin America and Caribbean Bureau, DFAIT
Kenneth Cook, Canadian Ambassador to Guatemala

RE: Canadian ambassador to Guatemala spreads misinformation about film documenting indigenous Mayan Q'eqchi' communities forcibly evicted on behalf of nickel mining company Skye Resources.

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February 27, 2007 Business

Turning Down A Gold Mine

In Guatemala, angry locals vote no, but BC firm presses on

February 27, 2007

Marlin Mine

by Keith Vass
February 1, 2007 Weblog:

Menchu, Molina or Montt?

Reuters ran a story yesterday about how Rigoberta Menchu is considering running for president in the next elections in Guatemala, scheduled for September 9, 2007. According to a Prensa Latina article, Encuentro por Guatemala is interested in her candidacy and will be meeting with her next week to discuss the possibility.

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January 17, 2007 Weblog:

Video of Guatemalan Village Destruction

A youtube video, originally posted on Rights Action's site. It goes hand in hand with the January 11 Paley article on Canadian mining company Skye Resources' involvement in the aggressive eviction of several indigenous Guatemalan communities.

January 11, 2007 Accounts

This is What Development Looks Like

Part II: Canadian mining firm burns homes

January 11, 2007 Accounts

This is What Development Looks Like

Part I: Skye Resources and Land Reoccupation in Guatemala

January 11, 2007

Man Lost His Home

by James Rodriguez
January 11, 2007

Barrio Revolucion

by James Rodriguez
October 23, 2006 Foreign Policy

Canada's Quiet Free Trade Agreement

Guatemala-Grafitti_fp.jpgCyril Mychalejko investigates the CA4TA, a free trade agreement few Canadians have heard of.

Few people have heard of CA4TA

October 6, 2006 Foreign Policy

Post-Colonial?

mailbox2_fp.jpgMichael Skinner discovers that the impact of privatization in Guatemala has Canada Post's stamp of approval.

Canada Post and the privatization of Guatemala

May 4, 2006 Arts

Portraits of Strength

WomanSky_fp.jpgMoira Peters talks to artist Marlon Garcia Arriaga about his paintings and the women of Panzós, Guatemala that inspire them.

The women of Panzós

January 26, 2006 Food

Bean Waiting

Guatemala-Kitchen_fp.jpgIn the dirt floor, open fire kitchens of Guatemala, Moira Peters learns the fine art of cooking black beans.

In Guatemala black beans are prepared slowly, simply and saltily

September 5, 2005 Accounts

Chilling Gold Fever in Guatemala

marlin-mine_fp.jpg Cyril Mychalejko looks at ongoing resistance to Canada's Glamis Gold's open-pit gold mine in Guatemala

Indigenous resistance to Canada's Glamis gains momentum

December 1, 2003 Accounts

Interview: Guatemala After the Elections

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An interview with Simon Helweg-Larsen on US intervention, labour relations, and inequality in Guatemala after the elections.

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