Devon G. Peña

I have for some time been analyzing the “ecology of fear” and the climate of hatred it generates to feed the growing menace of presumably random acts of violence in Arizona such as last year’s shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords....

5/4/12
David Dudenhoefer
4/2/12
Lucas Garcia Pop, a 30-year-old Q’eqchi Mayan farmer, lost everything last year when he and his neighbors were evicted from Finca San Pablo Pomoxón, a sugar plantation in the Poloc...
ICTMN Staff
3/24/12
Indigenous Dance and Dancing Indian: Contested Representation in the Global Era (University Press of Colorado, 2012), by Matthew Krystal, is an über-academic tome that only a schol...
ICTMN Staff
1/19/12
Mexico may be known for it’s drug trafficking and cartels, but in Central America there are countries known for their murder rates...
ICTMN Staff
1/6/12
In a study conducted in November by the Association for Research and Social Studies (ASIES), an NGO, and the Presidential Commission on Discrimination and Racism Against Indigenous...
ICTMN Staff
9/5/11
Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala and Colombia met with members of the European Parliament in June where they shared their concerns on human rights violations, labor rights and the i...
Rick Kearns
8/30/11
One Mayan community in Guatemala is fighting for its right to stay on its own land, and they are looking for support from other Indigenous Peoples also...
Maria Clara Valencia
6/30/11
In Bogota (Colombia) experts on food security and the right to food from different countries discussed strategies to fight against hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, a regi...
Rick Kearns
5/13/11
Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu will run again for the presidency of Guatemala this year on the Winaq Party ticket...
Jason Boccaccio
2/7/11
At least 18 rural indigenous communities are set to be flooded if the Guatemalan government carries out its plans to construct the Xalalá hydroelectric dam in northern Guatemala...

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