News Guatemala » Izabal: In Guatemala, Indigenous Woman Sues Multinational Company for Husband's Murder
The nickel mine on the shores of scenic Lake Izabal has been a point of conflict since ... Jeff Abbott is an independent journalist currently based out of Guatemala. He is a regular contributor to Truthout. His work has also appeared at VICE News, Waging ...
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News Guatemala » Izabal: Does a Guatemala Lake Contain Mayan Treasure?
Rittsteig claims to have cracked a passage describing a Mayan capital city called Atlan and its demise following an earthquake in 666 B.C. Atlan sank into the waters of Lake Izabal, located in eastern Guatemala, along with 2,156 gold tablets on which its ...
News Guatemala » Izabal: Cruise Port Spotlight: Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala
Exploring Mayan ruins, strolling in colonial towns, hiking and bird-watching in the rainforest, bartering in markets: Guatemala offers cruise passengers ... in the 17th century at the entrance to Lake Izabal to protect Spanish ships laden with cargo ...
News Guatemala » Izabal: U.S. Tourist Killed, Wife Injured in Guatemala Machete Attack
GUATEMALA CITY – Robbers armed with machetes hacked a U.S. tourist to death and seriously wounded his wife ... who boarded their boat late Saturday while it was anchored in Lake Izabal. "They poked us and stabbed us with the machetes, and they were ...
News Guatemala » Izabal: Guatemala: A narco state?
"That helicopter was confiscated from drug traffickers in Izabal, on our Caribbean coast," I ... that he can turn back the attack on the Guatemalan state. For as long as I can remember, Guatemala has been wracked by corruption and weak institutions.
News Guatemala » Izabal: Guatemala: Bananas hit by hurricanes donated to charities
The banana in Guatemala is produced in its majority in Escuintla and Izabal, and is mainly exported to the United States, the United Kingdom, El Salvador and Honduras. The vans remained stranded in Puerto Barrios.
News Guatemala » Izabal: LetterPress Chocolate makes outstanding bean-to-bar chocolate in a Cheviot Hills apartment
While he was discussing the project with Juan Bronson, a colleague and friend, Bronson told David that he'd quit the business — to take over his father's cacao plantation in Guatemala. Kismet, maybe. Bronson's farm is Izabal Agro Forest, a hardwood and ...
News Guatemala » Izabal: A lonely, tough existence for blacks in Guatemala
Livingston is where people who were part of the African diaspora live in Guatemala. To get here required a long boat ride from Lake Izabal to Rio Dulce and on to Amatique Bay, which spills into the Caribbean Sea. We saw fishermen cast their nets into the ...
News Guatemala » Izabal: Ballots and Bullets in Guatemala
A 1973 graduate of Guatemala's military academy ... but especially in the departments of El Petén and Alta Verapaz in the north, and Izabal in the east. This past May, 27 farm workers were found massacred in El Petén, a crime blamed on Los Zetas.