Given what the U.S. has done to nations such as Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, which has very much contributed to the large-scale migration we are seeing today, the only morally correct positio
The United States government murdered Jacqueline Caal, the Guatemalan girl who died in CBP custody. Even before the Trump administration, the U.S. routinely used its border as a method for murdering i
Canadian natural resource companies are among the world’s least socially responsible. Whether in mining, timber, or oil, they ravage the environment and intimidate or even kill local people stan
One of the things that drives me most crazy about the self-congratulatory rhetoric promoters of trade deals routinely use is that free trade is awesome because of the Asian economies and so we should
On June 18, 1954, the CIA-trained coup against democratically elected Guatemalan president Jacobo Árbenz began, an event that crushed Guatemalan labor, happened with the complicity of the American la
I am leaving today for a wedding in Antigua, Guatemala. I have some posts already in the queue but any interaction from me on the blog could be light until next Monday.
Another classic, this time from Edge of the American West: Gives the Good Neighbor policy a new meaning.
Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt found guilty of genocide. May the evil old monster die in prison. Of course, his supporters in the United States still hold major positions of importance w