Monday Aug 11
Chichicastenango: Have You Ever Seen a Mayan Cemetery?
If visiting a cemetery has never appeared on your travel to-do list, we're with you.
The Washington Post
Victims of 1982 Guatemala massacre laid to rest
The remains of 31 Ixil Mayans killed more than three decades ago during the height of Guatemala's civil war were laid to rest Wednesday in the country's western highlands amid the sounds of a violin and wafts of incense.
Mayan translator a rare voice for migrant kids at U.S. border
For some of the many migrant children from Central America streaming across the U.S. border in recent months, Sheba Velasco is a comforting voice at the other end of a phone line.
Christian Science Monitor
Central American migrants: Is immigration to US all it's cracked up to be?
The views expressed are the author's own. David Stoll has a good contribution to the unaccompanied minors debate over at the Wall Street Journal with The Economics Behind the Border Pile-Up .