Guatemala

Guatemala: water defenders’ 10-year resistance

By Jen Moore 06 May, 2022

The Peaceful Resistance of La Puya in Guatemala continues despite threats and violence. In Central America, as in many other parts of the world today, communities are being thrust into life and death struggles up against powerful interests... Read Article

REVIEW A Postcolonial Retelling of La Llorona

By 24 July, 2021

Jayro Bustamante’s powerful postcolonial supernatural fable unearths the repressed horrors of the Guatemalan conflict through the story of a young Mayan maid who joins the household of a genocidal general

6 Ways to Learn Spanish in Latin America

By 29 November, 2016

From the icy tip of Patagonia to the parched plateaus of Mexico, Latin American Spanish varies dramatically from one country to another. Wherever you travel in Latin America, navigating public transport and deciphering menus can be a minefield,... Read Article

REVIEW Ixcanul

By 03 August, 2016

Ixcanul is set on a coffee plantation in Guatemala, located on the side of an active volcano which gives the film its name. Jayro Bustamante’s debut film has impressed audiences and critics internationally, becoming one of the most... Read Article