Monthly Archives: December 2012

IdleNoMore in historical context

Originally posted on Warrior Publications:
Glen Coulthard, Decolonization.wordpress.com, December 24, 2012 Protesters march on Highway 401 near London, Ont, Dec 19, as part of INM rallies. Much has been said recently in the media about the relationship between the inspiring…

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GuateSec: Drug War militarization in Central America

With the U.S. Marines’ “Operation Hammer” in Guatemala reportedly finalized and “Operation Anvil” in Honduras in limbo, where does Central America now stand in the Drug War, and what developments are on the horizon? In “Strategies of a New Cold War,” … Continue reading

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December 2012: A new era of decolonization and a window on impunity

In the international popular imagination, Guatemala in December of 2012 was defined by two events: the much-hyped and misappropriated end of an era in the Maya calendar, and to a lesser degree, John McAfee’s abortive attempt to win asylum following … Continue reading

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January 31st 2013, Cascadia Solidaria presents “Guatemala: Neoliberal Militarism & Social Movement Resistance”

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Indigenous mobilizations in the new B’ak’tun

“Oxlajuj B’ak’tun is the time to strengthen ancestral wisdom and the practice and never-ending search for balance; it’s a moment in which we must transcend, raise the consciousness of human beings and recognize ourselves as such in order to reach … Continue reading

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Eviction of peaceful mining resistance: Guate Indymedia updates

Via BarillasResiste, Guatemala Indymedia Center offers running updates from the violent eviction of peaceful mining resistance at La Puya, San José del Golfo, Guatemala. At least five people have been arrested, and community leader Yolanda Oquelí reports that representatives of … Continue reading

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