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December 12: Farmer to Farmer publishes article about GHRC Speaker's Tour event at Macalester College

December 7: GHRC launches a Blog! Check it out here.

November 28: The new U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala, Arnold Chacon, responds to GHRC coalition letter. Read the original sign-on letter to Chacon from GHRC and other Guatemalan solidarity organizations.

November 21: Chicago Policy Review published an interview with Maria Cuc Choc on Guatemala's education policies during our recent fall Speaker's Tour

November 17: Listen to GHRC Director Kelsey Alford-Jones on WBEZ Chicago's Worldview program provide analysis on Otto Pérez Molina and the increasing violence in Guatemala

November 8: GHRC publishes a Human Rights Update, covering the most pertinent human rights violations and challenges in Guatemala

October 30: Press Release/Comunicado de Prensa. Petitionary Commission demands that the Guatemalan government comply with precautionary measures for evicted families of Polochic.

October 25: Urgent Action: Evictions, Violence, Hunger and Death in the Polochic Valley. Take Action Now!

August 31: Press Release/Comunicado de Prensa. GHRC publicly denounces policy of violent evictions

July 6: Press Release/Comunicado de Prensa. GHRC files torture complaint with UN Special Rapporteur against Otto Perez Molina

November 4: GHRC Director interviewed on violence against women by French media outlet. -


November 11: GHRC Founder Alice Zachmann receives awards from the Guatemala Peace and Development Network and Pax Christi USA.

August 5:Al Jazeera on Guatemala's femicide crisis

July 31: Latina Lista A delegate from a GHRC delegation describes her experience in Guatemala











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