Tag Archives: Guatemala

  1. Campesinos Refusing To Disappear: Guatemala’s Polochic Valley One Year After the Evictions

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    March 26, 2012 by tristan savage

    by Tristan Call. Posted Simultaneously at Upside Down World Juan lived in the village of Paraná until August, when for …
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  2. The Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Inspiration

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    March 3, 2012 by tristan savage

    from Tristan Call posted simultaneously at sfablog.org, the blog for the Student-Farmworker Alliance My years of involvement in the Campaign …
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  3. Food Crisis in the Polochic Exacerbates as Government Repression Continues

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    August 12, 2011 by tristan savage

    by Tristan Call and Katy Savage published simultaneously on Upside Down World The massive evictions of 800 families from 14 …
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  4. Q’eqchi’ Leaders Massacred in Guatemala on the 3-year Anniversary of Ramiro Choc’s Imprisonment

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    February 16, 2011 by tristan savage

    Thousands of Q’eqchi’ peasants near Livingston, Guatemala had been anticipating February 14, 2011 as a possible day of joy and …
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  5. Free Q’eqchi’ Leader and Political Prisoner Ramiro Choc!

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    February 7, 2011 by tristan savage

    Friends- Our compañero Ramiro Choc will have been in prison in Guatemala for 3 years on Valentines Day. Please take …
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  6. US-funded Biodiesel Colonialism

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    January 10, 2011 by Kate Savage

    “As corrupt corporations and politicians shift wealthy nations to greater ethanol and biodiesel use, the US government believes that harvests …
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  7. Accompanying the Peasant Movement Part 2: Conquistador with a Briefcase

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    June 29, 2010 by Kate Savage

    Saquimo Setaña is a community in northern Guatemala facing eviction by a local plantation owner. Three community members—Jesus Yat, Oscar …
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  8. Accompanying the Peasant Movement Part 1: Growing Trees in a Cage

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    June 23, 2010 by tristan savage

    Ramiro Choc is in prison in Guatemala City for his work in the peasant movement fighting imperialism and environmental destruction.  …
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