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The Thorn Tree Resistance
Originally Posted: 02/18/2014 - 9:26am | Type: Magazine Article

Emilie Teresa Smith Gold and silver mines in Guatemala are wreaking havoc on local communities. But the people, using nonviolent Christia ...

VIDEO: The La Puya Resistance
Originally Posted: 02/17/2014 - 1:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors In La Puya, Guatemala, Christian community members are nonviolently standing up against gold and silver mining companies. ...

Guatemalans Gain Justice Over ‘Evangelical’ Dictator
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 7:38am | Type: Blog

On May 10, 2013, a Guatemalan court sentenced Rios Montt to 80 years in prison after finding him responsible for deliberate killings by the armed forces of at least 1,771 members of the Maya Ixil population du ...

Mango — A Haiku
Originally Posted: 02/27/2013 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

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Mission: Transformed
Originally Posted: 08/14/2012 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michelle Garcia The Street Psalms community pursues theology from below—and that changes everything about how "missionary" work ...

Can These Bones Live?
Originally Posted: 05/04/2012 - 1:00pm | Type: Magazine Article

Emilie Teresa Smith In Guatemala, 44,000 people were "disappeared" during decades of war. Now workers there seek to resurrect a ...

Justice Delayed
Originally Posted: 01/26/2012 - 8:11am | Type: Blog

During the Central American wars of the 1980s, nearly 200,000 Guatemalans were killed or disappeared. The bloodiest period came during the presidential term of Gen. Efrain Rios Montt, when entire villages were ...

We Are Family! (Get Up Everybody and Sing!)
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

I think I was about nine or ten years old when I first heard the passage read. Or first really listened to it, anyway. I sat in church, likely running the crease of the bulletin under my fingernails, trying ...

Friday Links Round Up: Mobilizing Hope. Gnomes. Afghanistan.
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/02/18/friday-links-round-up-mobilizing-hope-gnomes-afghanistan/" target="_self"></a>Here's a little round up of links from aroun ...

Tattoos and Bright Lights
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Hoke Inside Guatemala's gang prisons. Sitting on a concrete floor in the middle of the prison gang ...

From Torture to Truth
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Diana Ortiz Sister Dianna Ortiz was kidnapped and tortured by Guatemalan security forces in November 1989 while serving as a missionary th ...

When Secrets Kill
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jennifer K. Harbury How a CIA cover-up sealed a husband's fate. My husband, Efrain Bamaca Velasquez, or ...

A Righteous Light
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter Jennifer Harbury's eight-year fight for justice ...

Human Rights Assaulted in Guatemala, Colombia
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:26pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Despite presidential apologies and lip service to human rights, the Clinton administration continues to offer aid to the Guat ...

Justice Remains Elusive in Guatemala
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Celvin Galindo, the prosecutor investigating the murder of Guatemalan Bishop Juan Jose Gerardi, has fled to the United States ...

Bishop Gerardi's Truth
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Aaron McCarroll Gallegos Just as the long legacy of violence in Guatemala was changing, that country lost another voice for truth. ...

Sorrow Lifted to the Heavens
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Minor Sinclair Reweaving Guatemala's violence-torn society. The dirt road through the department of Baja ...

Practicing Resurrection Amid Pharaohs
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michelle Tooley (Guatemala, Feature) Guatemala ...