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Justice For Teenager Allegedly Beaten and Set on Fire in Guatemala
Offbeat  (tags: HumanRights, Guatemala, Violence, Teenager, Politics )

- 298 days ago -
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Inside the 'World's Most Dangerous' Hospital
Offbeat  (tags: Hospital, abusive, dangerous, mental health institution, Guatemala, BBC )

- 686 days ago -
A hospital in Guatemala has been described by campaigners as the world's most abusive and dangerous mental health institution. Former patients say they were raped while sedated, and the director himself admits - while being filmed undercover by the BBC
Offbeat  (tags: Guatemala, reparation, population, hydro electric dam, Chixoy dam, massacre, Mayans, Maya Achi )

- 1008 days ago -
US Congress Votes to Provide Reparations for Chixoy Dam Affected People in Guatemala and Block US Involvement in More Overseas Large Dams.
Earliest Mayan Calendar Shows No Hint of 'World End'
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Maya calendar, Maya calendar, culture, ancient culture, Mayan culture, world's end, hieroglyphs, 2012, december 2012, Maya Codices, Guatemala )

- 1622 days ago -
The earliest known Mayan calendar has been found in an ancient house in Guatemala and it offers no hint that the world's end is imminent. The hieroglyphs date back to the ninth century, making them hundreds of years older than the Maya Codices calendars.
Conservation Projects in Guatemala and Nepal Win UN Environment Prize
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, environment, UNPD, Sasakawa Prize, Guatemala, Nepal, forest conservation, sastainable development, AFISAP, MDI-Nepal, green growth, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

- 2068 days ago -
A forest conservation initiative in Guatemala and a sustainable development project in Nepal are the recipients of this year's Sasakawa Prize, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNDP) annouced today.
Mayan Culture Lives Colorado
Offbeat  (tags: Mayans, Mayan culture, Colorado, Alamosa, Q'anjob'al Indians, Guatemala )

- 3164 days ago -
Fascinating and informative piece about a community of Q'anjob'al Indians from Guatemala transpanted to Alamosa, Colorado.

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