Monthly Archives: April 2011

Guatemala’s struggle against impunity, and a glimpse into the diplomatic black box

I helped write two pieces of analysis that have recently been published by the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala. In the article Impunity Shadows Progress for Justice and Accountability in Guatemala, we offer an overview of important … Continue reading

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Video reportage from Honduras: repression of teachers’ movement and land occupations

New video reportage by Jesse Freeston at The Real News Network: (Trauma warning: videos include images and descriptions of violence and repression.) Honduran teachers get “Shock Treatment” Report from land occupations in post-coup Honduras

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Oxlaju B’aktun: Grupo Sotz’il dances the Maya calendar

With their newest theatrical-dance performance, “Oxlaju B’aktun,” the Maya-Kaqchikel arts collective Sotz’il engages with mythical prophecy, cultural tradition, and contemporary reality to explore the significance of the thirteenth 400-year cycle of the Maya calendar, which simultaneously closes a five-millenia epoch of civilization … Continue reading

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