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Chapín Abajo: History of a Community in Resistance Against Industrial Oil Palm Cultivation

Indigenous Maya Q’eqchi’ people are recuperating their lands despite the military presence.

Conservation Perpetuates the Plunder of Forests in Guatemala

Behind financial institutions' and NGOs' plans to "combat" the climate crisis, a project aims to generate profits through the indiscriminate sale of forests.

Guatemala: Carbon, the Metric of Displacement in Petén

“I believe in conservation, but it must recognize the rights of communities and the possibility of their development,”

The commercial architecture of conservation in Petén

In the northern lands of Petén, Guatemala, a conglomerate of non-governmental organizations, including The Nature Conservancy, Wildlife Conservation Society, Rainforest Alliance and World Wildlife Fund-along with with their local partners and the financial support of institutions like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-are promoting the commodification of nature.

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Sowing the Seed of Consciousness: Agua de Lluvia Little Community School

A project born of the necessity of the children and parents of the community of Agua de Lluvia, nestled in the Mazatec mountains

Military Generates Tension in Chiapas; Organized Crime Checkpoints Remain Intact

Communities in Chiapas face increasing violence from both the state and organized crime groups.

No Findings One Year After the Forced Disappearance of Land Defenders in Michoacán

Family members and friends concentrated outside the Agrarian Ombudsman’s office on January 27, 2023 as part of the protests against the disappearance of the...