Tag Archives: GUATEMALA

Inside Guatemala’s Civil War

1988 - Guatemala_003In 1997 leftist indigenous rebels signed a peace accord with the Guatemalan government, ending 43 years of civil war and rule by military junta in a country where an oligarchy 2% of the population own 80% of the land. Ten years earlier I ventured into the remote northern Guatemala war zone. Here is what I found.

(Excerpted from Chapter 4: Gringotenango: The Grateful Unrich: Revolution in 50 Countries) Continue reading

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Chiquita Cocaine & Zionist Death Squads

1988 - Guatemala_007(Excerpted from Chapter 11: Noriega of Panama: Big Oil & Their Bankers…)

In 1954 CIA Director Allen Dulles rescued BP by launching Operation Ajax against Iran’s democratically-elected Mohamed Mossadegh.  That same year Dulles came to the aid of United Fruit Company in Guatemala, where nationalist Jacobo Arbenz was elected President on a platform promising land reform. Continue reading

Inside Guatemala’s Civil War

1988 - Guatemala_017In 1997 leftist indigenous rebels signed a peace accord with the Guatemalan government, ending 43 years of civil war and rule by military junta in a country where an oligarchy 2% of the population owns 80% of the land. Ten years earlier I ventured into the remote northern Guatemala war zone. Here is what I found.

Continue reading