Struggling to understand the meaning of poverty, four students took on a challenge, with unforeseen consequences, writes Anna Bevan.
Articles by Anna-Claire Bevan
- September 4, 2013
Clean water for millions – thanks to a man called Fernando. Anna Bevan reports.
- August 20, 2013
Juan Rodriguez wants to raise $50,000 to bring affordable light to the poor. Anna Bevan explains.
- March 13, 2013
Guatemala’s president promised to reduce drug trafficking, but his success is questionable, says Anna Bevan.
- February 14, 2013
Anna-Claire Bevan says 21 December Doomsday hype could cause tension between the Guatemalan government and Mayan community.
- December 21, 2012
To mark International Literacy Day on 8 September Anna-Claire Bevan looks at how a new Guatemalan publication has changed lives.
- September 7, 2012
It’s a game of self-censorship, says Anna Bevan – especially for women.
- August 15, 2012
The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.
- May 1, 2012
A new film is testament to ‘never giving up’, as Anna Bevan reports from Guatemala.
- March 27, 2012
Accused of money-laundering and fraud, Alfonso Portillo’s luck could be running out, explains Anna Bevan.
- November 24, 2011
An idea born in a landfill site has for two decades helped youngsters see the world through a different lens. Anna Bevan reports.
- September 27, 2011
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.
- September 1, 2011
Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan.
- August 22, 2011
Bullet-proof vests are a campaign-trail necessity after scores of candidates are murdered while canvassing for September elections.
- July 7, 2011
A new public transport system is designed to halt the terrorizing of drivers and their passengers, but residents fear the state is powerless against criminal gangs.
- June 1, 2011
The UN recognizes Guatemalan efforts to preserve its woodlands.
- May 9, 2011
Starbucks arrives in Guatemala – and shakes up the country’s coffee culture.
- April 18, 2011