Tag Archives: #Guatemala

March 30th, 2018: Life After Deportation In Guatemala

Is there life after deportation in Guatemala? Willy Barreno, the cofounder of DESGUA, says yes. He speaks with the LMC about his organization, creating job opportunities for the Mayan community, alternatives to migrating north, creating hope for recently deported Guatemalans, and building the Guatemalan dream. A very inspiring episode. Check out his work at desgua.org

Sept 30th 2016: US Human Experimentation in Guatemala.

On this episode, we speak with Lydia Crafts about US history of human experimentation’s in Guatemala in the 40’s. She discusses how US doctors infected people with STI’s, the manipulation of patient consent, and how this history still affects Guatemala’s health care system today. You can find her article on nacla.org/


Sept 23rd 2016: Central American Migration

Following this week’s UN Summit for Refugees & Migration, Laura Weiss talks with us about increased border enforcement on the Guatemala/Mexico border. Weiss is the web editor for the North American Congress on Latin America. (NACLA) You can learn more about her report on nacla.org/