Guatemala

In the House of the Killer Bats (Guatemala 1983)

Interview with three Guatamalan revolutionaries by Midnight Notes.

Finisterre, Alejandro, 1919-2007

Alejandro Finisterre

A short biography of Spanish anarchist poet and inventor of table football (“foosball”), Alejandro Finisterre, born Alejandro Campos Ramirez.

1987-88: Lunafil Strike in Guatemala City

Detailed account of a lengthy strike by textile workers in Guatemala who risked lockouts and death to maintain their working conditions.

Qué hacer

Exposición de la historia del concepto de comunización, acompañada de una crítica de algunos sus usos más recientes y frívolos

1944: Guatemala General Strike Overthrows Dictator

Maria Chincilla Recinos with fellow protestors

Workers and students in neighbouring El Salvador had driven out their dictator by using a general strike to cripple the regime. That same year Guatemalan workers and students also made use of strikes and mass demonstrations to oust their Dictator.

CIA Death Squads: Allan Nairn

Allan Nairn on the decades of direct CIA involvement in Guatemalan death squads.

Reagan Administrations links with Guatemala's Terrorist Government: Alan Nairn

Guatemalan's protest against the campaign of terror

An article detailing the peak in US-Guatemalan collaboration in state terror.

Workers' control in Latin America, 1930-1979 - Jonathan C Brown

Peruvian miners on strike, 2008

A series of essays investigating the everyday acts through which Latin American workers attempted to assert more control over work processes and thereby add dignity to their lives, during the mass working class struggles in the mid-20th century. We do not agree with the leftist nationalist perspective of some of the essays but reproduce them all for the historical information therein.

Revolution in Central America- Daniel Fogel

FMLN Guerrillas

A contemporary and critical account of the 20th century history of Central America, in particular the conflicts between Leftist rebels and US backed right wing dictatorships in Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Guatemala.

Complexities of Autonomy: Part Three of Four

A brief look at Latin American autonomous movements and their contradictions, third part of a four part overview of autonomous movements