APRIL 13, 2020 [Texas Public Radio]
GHRC Communications and Advocacy Coordinator Jackie McVicar is quoted in Texas Public Radio’s piece on COVID-19: The Human Consequences of Flattening the Curve.
DECEMBER 27, 2019 [El Faro]
GHRC Executive Director Annie Bird is quoted on US policy toward Honduras: What Are the Consequences of Continued U.S. Support for Honduras?
AUGUST 2, 2019 [Prensa Libre]
GHRC is mentioned in the Guatemala daily’s article Organizaciones internacionales de Derechos Humanos piden respetar independencia de la Corte de Constitucionalidad.
JULY 16, 2019 [Sojourner Truth Radio]
GHRC Executive Director Annie Bird is interviewed about migration in Central America and protests in Honduras.
JUNE 7, 2019 [La Tinta]
GHRC Guatemala City Office Director Isabel Solis is quoted in an article in this Argentine paper on the case of Berta Caceres.
MAY 30, 2019 [EFE]
GHRC Guatemala Office Director Isabel Solis is quoted on the Berta Caceres case while participating in an observer mission to Honduras.
MAY 29, 2019 [Agence France Press]
May 29, 2019 [El Criterio]
GHRC Guatemala Office Director Isabel Solis is quoted by the Honduran daily El Criterio : Justicia de Honduras tiene una deuda en el asesinato de Berta Cáceres. The article is in English here.
OCTOBER 19, 2018 [Washington Post]
GHRC Executive Director Annie Bird is quoted in the Washington Post: A Grainy Video from Guatemala Sparks Trump Conspiracy Theory
JULY 18, 2018 [Prensa Libre]
GHRC’s emergency delegation to Guatemala to investigate the killing of human rights defenders, and a congressional letter on the issue, are covered by the Guatemalan daily Prensa Libre:
JULY 2, 2018 [New York Times]
GHRC Executive Director Annie Bird and board member Alex Main publish an op-ed in the New York Times: The Deadly Results of a D.E.A.-Backed Raid in Honduras.
APRIL 5, 2018 [Buzzfeed]
GHRC Executive Director Annie Bird is quoted in an article about protests and repression in Honduras: Most People in the Caravan are from Honduras–This is Why They’re Fleeing.
OCTOBER 27, 2017 [NACLA]
North American Congress on Latin America (NACLA) quotes GHRC Executive Director Annie Bird on DEA killings in Honduras: The Ahuas Killings Five Years Later: Collateral Damage of the Drug War
MARCH 30, 2017 [Pen International]
GHRC report, Assassinations Increase in 2016, is repeatedly cited in PEN International’s submission for the United Nation’s Universal Periodic Review on Guatemala.
DECEMBER 14, 2016 [Univision]
GHRC Interim Director Annie Bird is quoted in a Univision piece on immigration: Centroamérica y México buscan blindarse contra las posibles deportaciones de Trump.
AUGUST 21, 2015 [TeleSUR]:
Opinion piece by GHRC Executive Director Kelsey Alford-Jones: Guatemalans Say Reforms Needed Before Any Future Election
AUGUST 14, 2015 [Latino Media Collective]:
GHRC Advocacy and Development Coordinator Andrew Fandino discusses the “La Puya” environmental movement, focusing on the recent court ruling in Guatemala in favor of the commuities (Fri. 14 show, Minute 30)
AUGUST 14, 2015 [Latin Pulse Radio]:
GHRC Executive Director Kelsey Alford-Jones discusses the Ríos Montt case as part of the piece: El Salvador & Guatemala: Seeking Human Rights Justice (Minute 17)
JUNE 16, 2015 [Foreign Policy in Focus]:
Article by GHRC Communications Associate Lindsay Bigda: An Unprecedented Uprising Against Impunity in Guatemala
APRIL 15, 2015 [KBOO Radio]:
The Legacy of Sexual Violence in Guatemala: Mayan Women´s Struggle for Justice (Interview with Guatemalan human rights lawyer Gabriela Rivera and GHRC Executive Director Kelsey Alford-Jones)
NOVEMBER 8, 2014 [Upside Down World]:
Article discussing U.S security assistance to Latin America cites GHRC on the human rights crisis taking place in Guatemala.
OCTOBER 2014 [Great Nonprofits]:
GHRC was rated one of the top 35 non-profits in DC.
OCTOBER 23, 2014 [Prensa Libre]:
GHRC demands a new selection process for the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals of Guatemala.
OCTOBER 9, 2014 [Upside Down World]:
GHRC sent a letter to the Guatemalan government to support Claudia Escobar’s choice and to ask them to investigate and fix the problems with the nomination process.
OCTOBER 8, 2014 [Truthout]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones discusses mining projects and the militarization that occurs because of mining protests.
JULY 25, 2014 [Fox Latino News]:
GHRC leads five groups of protesters outside the White House in support of unaccompanied children seeking refuge by crossing the US border.
Alexis Stoumbelis quoted about reasons behind the protest.
JULY 7, 2014 [Prensa Libre]:
GHRC was quoted on the selection process for the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals in Guatemala.
MAY 28, 2014 [Eyaculando Letras (Free Your Mind) Blog]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones and GHRC mentioned and quoted on La Puya in this blog.
MAY 28, 2014 [NACLA]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones talks about the forceful dismantling of the La Puya resistance.
MAY 27, 2014 [Eyaculando Letras (Free Your Mind) Blog]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones and GHRC mentioned and quoted on La Puya in this blog.
MAY 26, 2014 [PanAm Post]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones quoted on the La Puya commitment to a healthy environment for future generations.
MAY 25, 2014 [Axis of Logic]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones discusses the eviction of peaceful protesters at La Puya.
MAY 1, 2014 [Latin Pulse Radio]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones and Robert Mercatante of GHRC on justice, rule of law and Claudia Paz y Paz
APRIL 24, 2014 [Foreign Policy in Focus]:
Former GHRC Director Patricia Davis analyzes the current climate that human rights defenders are facing in Guatemala
MARCH 10, 2014 [The Tico Times]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones comments on the corruption and environmental impact that often accompanies hydroelectric and mining projects
FEBRUARY 12, 2014 [Huffington Post]:
The Huffington Post identifies GHRC as one of the few US based nonprofit organizations that have long supported Guatemalan human rights.
OCTOBER 10, 2013 [Upside Down World]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones discusses recent government repression of community resistance to a proposed hydroelectric dam in Guatemala.
OCTOBER 1, 2013 [89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio]:
Kathryn Johnson on the significance of guilty verdict in a California immigration fraud case and US acknowledgment of Dos Erres massacre.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2013 [89.3 KPCC Southern California Public Radio]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones comments on US trial of former Guatemalan soldier accused of immigration fraud.
AUGUST 9, 2013 [Al Jazeera]:
Kathryn Johnson discusses the fallout in the Ixil triangle of the verdict in the genocide trial
Kathryn Johnson affirms that, while the Ríos Montt trial is a huge step in the fight for peace and justice, the guilty conviction is not a panacea for impunity in Guatemala.
MAY 11, 2013 [BBC Radio 5 Live, Up All Night]:
Kathryn Johnson discusses the genocide trial and Ríos Montt’s guilty verdict.
MAY 2, 2013 [Latino Media Collective]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones discusses all aspects of the genocide trial, from the setbacks to the implications (beginning at 08:08).
APRIL 29, 2013 [Truthout]:
Kathryn Johnson quoted on the Constitutional Court’s involvement in the genocide case and the magistrates’ apparent unwillingness to make a definitive decision regarding the annulment of the trial
APRIL 23, 2013 [Upside DownWorld]:
GHRC writes about the new wave of attacks against land rights activists in Guatemala
APRIL 20, 2013 [Al Jazeera]:
Kathryn Johnson discusses the testimony presented at the genocide trial
APRIL 13, 2013 [Latin Pulse Radio]:
Kathryn Johnson interviewed about the significance of the genocide trial (beginning at 21:56).
MARCH 29, 2013 [Hoy: Los Angeles Times]:
Kathryn Johnson quoted on the emotional impact of violence and repression on Guatemalan communities in the United States.
MARCH 27, 2013 [El Pregonero]:
GHRC hosted land rights activist Lolita Chávez on her Spring 2013 Speakers Tour
MARCH 20, 2013 [BBC Radio 5 Live, Up All Night]:
Kathryn Johnson gives background to the genocide trial and case against Ríos Montt.
JANUARY 28, 2013 [Al Jazeera]:
Kathryn Johnson discusses the move forward in the genocide case against Efraín Ríos Montt and José Rodriguez Sanchez.
Kelsey Alford-Jones writes about the peaceful mining resistance at La Puya.
JANUARY 25, 2013 [Upside Down World]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones writes about the dangers of remilitarization in Guatemala
JANUARY 18, 2013 [International Business Times]:
Kelsey Alford-Jones discusses the context of violence against women in Guatemala in which six women and girls were brutally murdered in one day.
DECEMBER 16, 2012 [Siglo XXI]:
GHRC on in-admisibility of amnesty for crimes against humanity picked up by Siglo XXI.
JANUARY 26, 2012 [Al Jazeera]:
GHRC Director interviewed on historic Ríos Montt case
NOVEMBER 17, 2011 [WBEZ Radio]:
GHRC Director interviewed on WBEZ Chicago Worldview
MARCH 9, 2011 [95BFM]:
GHRC Director interviewed about violence against women in Guatemala on Australia’s The Wire