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Bernardo Arévalo celebrates his win

La Victoria de Bernardo Arévalo Trae a Guatemala Otra Primavera Democrática La Victoria de Bernardo Arévalo Trae a Guatemala Otra Primavera Democrática

La sorprendente victoria del candidato anticorrupción podría marcar una nueva temporada esperanzadora para el país. Pero sólo si se le permite tomar el poder y ejercerlo.

Aug 31, 2023 / Comment / Daniel Judt

Bernardo Arévalo celebrates his win

Bernardo Arévalo’s Unexpected Victory Brings Guatemala Another Democratic Spring Bernardo Arévalo’s Unexpected Victory Brings Guatemala Another Democratic Spring

The anti-corruption candidate's stunning upset could mark a new and hopeful era for the country. But only if he is allowed to take power—and to exercise it.

Aug 22, 2023 / Comment / Daniel Judt

Indigenous Leaders Are Being Forced Into Exile

Indigenous Leaders Are Being Forced Into Exile Indigenous Leaders Are Being Forced Into Exile

Facing institutionalized violence from the government and opposition groups, some Indigenous activists in Guatemala have no choice but to flee.

Mar 23, 2023 / no-paywall / María Inés Taracena

Guatemalan journalist Jose Ruben Zamora, president of the newspaper elPeriódico, looks out from inside a vehicle after being arrested

Guatemala’s War on Truth Guatemala’s War on Truth

The arrest of Guatemalan journalist José Rubén Zamora shines a spotlight on the country’s attacks on journalists. Would US intervention make the situation any better?

Aug 23, 2022 / Feature / María Inés Taracena

Francisco Goldman’s Altered States

Francisco Goldman’s Altered States Francisco Goldman’s Altered States

In his new novel, Goldman asks readers to question the very essence of how we define ourselves. 

Nov 2, 2021 / Books & the Arts / Ed Morales

US Mexico Border Wall

Visions of a Borderless World Visions of a Borderless World

We must not forget that borders are an impediment to a new world based on empathy and equality.

May 18, 2021 / Todd Miller

Guatemala Takes a Hard Line Against Migrants—With US Support

Guatemala Takes a Hard Line Against Migrants—With US Support Guatemala Takes a Hard Line Against Migrants—With US Support

Long before Trump, Washington was exporting control of migratory routes, along with repressive policing, to Mexico and Central America.

Feb 16, 2021 / Jeff Abbott

An Unstoppable Movement Takes Hold

An Unstoppable Movement Takes Hold An Unstoppable Movement Takes Hold

The United Nations secretary general recounts the successes of the UN Climate Action Summit and the tough road ahead to ensure the survival our species.

Oct 3, 2019 / Covering Climate Now / António Guterres

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Letters From the March 11-28, 2019, Issue Letters From the March 11-28, 2019, Issue

Laughing Through the Pain Thank you for the good laugh you gave me with the title of John Nichols’s article, “Trump at Two” [Feb. 11/18]. I had to pause to ask myself whether the p…

Feb 21, 2019 / Letters / Our Readers

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Will Migrants Stay in Mexico? Will Migrants Stay in Mexico?

Thanks to controversial new policies on both sides of the border, Mexico has become more than just a pitstop for asylum seekers heading north.

Feb 7, 2019 / Feature / Annette Lin

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