Guatemala: occupied country by Eduardo H. Galeano

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  • Guatemala,
  • United States


  • Guatemala -- History -- 1945-1985.,
  • Guatemala -- Relations -- United States.,
  • United States -- Relations -- Guatemala.

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Statementby Eduardo Galeano. Translated by Cedric Belfrage.
LC ClassificationsF1466.5 .G2813
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p.
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5601474M
LC Control Number68008079

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The agricultural sector accounts for % of GDP and 31% of the labor force; key agricultural exports include sugar, coffee, bananas, and vegetables. Guatemala is the top remittance recipient in Central. The lands of present-day Guatemala were a special case for the Spanish who conquered and colonized them.

Although there was no powerful central culture to contend with, such as the Incas in Peru or the Aztecs in Mexico, Guatemala was still home to the remnants of the Maya, a mighty civilization that had risen and fallen centuries remnants fought hard to preserve their.

According to some archeologists, Guatemala has the oldest recorded human history in Central America, with some evidence of human existence going back to 18, BC. Whether or not people actually were in Guatemala that long ago is disputed. It’s generally recognized that humans passed through the region aro years ago while migrating south into South America.

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The history of Guatemala begins with the Maya civilization (2, BC – AD), which was among those that flourished in their country. The country's modern history began with the Spanish conquest of Guatemala in Most of the great Classic-era ( – AD) Maya cities of the Petén Basin region, in the northern lowlands, had been abandoned by the year AD.

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The Guatemalan Civil War was a civil war in Guatemala fought from to between the government of Guatemala and various leftist rebel groups. These were supported by ethnic Maya indigenous peoples and Ladino peasants, who together make up the rural poor.

The government forces have been condemned for committing genocide against the Maya population of Guatemala during the. Popul Vuh: The Definitive Edition of the Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life and the Glories of the Gods and Kings, Urban, G.

and J. Sherzer, eds. Nation–States and Indians in Latin America, Warren, Kay B. Indigenous Movements and Their Critics: Pan-Maya Activism in Guatemala. The present dispute originates with imperial Spain's claim to all New World territories west of the line established in the Treaty of Tordesillas in England, like other powers of the late 15th century, did not recognize the treaty that divided the world between Spain and Mayan Indian tribes had massacred Spanish conquistadors and missionaries in Tipu and surrounding areas.

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current situation: Guatemala is a source, transit, and destination country for Guatemalans and Central Americans trafficked for the purposes of commercial sexual exploitation and forced labor; human trafficking is a significant and growing problem in the country; Guatemalan women and children are trafficked within the country for commercial.

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It has an area ofsq km. It is a country in Central America. Its capital and largest city is Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción, also known as Guatemala City. People living in Guatemala are called Guatemalan. Spanish is the official language.

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