When we asked Maria Pilar whether she would save some of the peas she was tirelessly weeding, she looked at us like we were nuts. Her answer was, “I’ve heard people eat these things. But no, not me.” And that…
By Roger Thurow
In a hip Guatemala City restaurant set within a high-fashion clothing store, baristas mix “Super Nutritious” drinks like the Sangre de Vampiro, a mixture of pineapple, celery, beets, lemon, orange juice and organic honey. “Rich in antioxidants,” boasts the menu.
By Kayla Ruble
Children from Central America who cross the border into the United States alone are able to live, attend public schools and even work without facing immediate consequences, according to an Associated Press investigation.
By P. J. Tobia
A record number of children from Central America are crossing the Mexico-U.S. border unaccompanied by a parent. Many of them are fleeing drug violence at home, but here in the United States, they’re faced with a new set of challenges…
Inside the Landmark Genocide Conviction of Guatemala's Efraín Ríos Montt…
Miles O'Brien interviews Xeni Jardin about Guatemalan protests.
From Guatemalan soil, scientists unearth signs of genocide…
In Guatemala, investigators using forensic science have compelling evidence that thousands of innocent indigenous Ixil Mayans were the target of extermination in the 1980s. Science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports on how murder, politics and science intersect in the genocide trial…
By Jenny Marder
Tonight, Miles O'Brien reports from Guatemala on forensic science used to document charges of a genocide against thousands of indigenous Mayans in the 80s. From Boing Boing's Xeni Jardin, who co-produced the piece, here's a look at their reporting.
By Larisa Epatko
Guatemalans, seeking security as the country still grapples with pervasive violence after a decades-long civil war, gave a former military general a commanding lead in elections held Sunday, which will now go to a runoff.
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