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Living on One – the reality of a dollar-a-day existence

Struggling to understand the meaning of poverty, four students took on a challenge, with unforeseen consequences, writes Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Film Guatemala Poverty

A worldwide water revolution starts in Guatemala

Clean water for millions – thanks to a man called Fernando. Anna Bevan reports.

Filed in: Guatemala Health Water

Guatemalan living in darkness to bring light to others

Juan Rodriguez wants to raise $50,000 to bring affordable light to the poor. Anna Bevan explains.

Filed in: Energy Guatemala Poverty

Otto Pérez Molina and the Mexican drug cartels: one year on

Guatemala’s president promised to reduce drug trafficking, but his success is questionable, says Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Drugs Guatemala Mexico

Is this the end of the world?

Anna-Claire Bevan says 21 December Doomsday hype could cause tension between the Guatemalan government and Mayan community.

Filed in: Guatemala Indigenous Peoples Tourism

Braille newspaper makes history

To mark International Literacy Day on 8 September Anna-Claire Bevan looks at how a new Guatemalan publication has changed lives.

Filed in: Disability Guatemala Media

Reading between the lines: journalism in Guatemala

It’s a game of self-censorship, says Anna Bevan – especially for women.

Filed in: Guatemala Media Women

Country Profile: Guatemala

The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

Filed in: Democracy Guatemala Human Rights Poverty

How to nail a dictator

A new film is testament to ‘never giving up’, as Anna Bevan reports from Guatemala.

Filed in: Film Guatemala

Time’s up for Guatemala’s ex-president

Accused of money-laundering and fraud, Alfonso Portillo’s luck could be running out, explains Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Guatemala Politics

I am the first to divorce for Guatemala

Guatemalans go to the polls on 11 September - but despite an embarrassment of candidates, many fear it’s a case of simply hoping that the least bad option wins.

Filed in: Guatemala

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