Thursday Dec 5
Global Voices Online
Indigenous Guatemalan Q'eqchi Community Faces Ongoing Violations of Their Land and Human Rights
The threatening, violation and denial of the undeniable rights the Q'eqchi [indigenous Maya community] have over the land they acquired by their own means so many years ago, together with the stunning violation of basic human rights by evidence of abuse of force, not possibly rested on legal means, are unacceptable crimes and require immediate ... (more)
Failed Bank Robbery in Guatemala Leaves 3 Dead
An attempted robbery at a bank in northern Guatemala led to the fatal shooting of a security guard and the deaths of two of the assailants at the hands of a lynch mob, authorities said Friday.