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Guatemala: Not-So-Magical Realism

October 22, 2010 John Feffer 0

Source: Foreign Policy in Focus Writing about it didn’t, alas, prevent it from happening. In the late 1940s, Gore Vidal lived in Guatemala, where he shared a house with the writer Anaïs Nin, lived on […]

Displaced Zapatistas Return Home

October 21, 2010 Jessica Davies 0
Thirty people from the political parties PRI, PRD and PVEM, armed with machetes and firearms, violently broke into the houses of the Zapatista families in San Marcos Avilés, forcing these families to flee their homes and abandon all of their possessions. One hundred seventy men, women and children became refugees in the mountains, enduring throughout the recent torrential rains hunger, cold, sleeplessness, mud and the fear of attacks on women and children.

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