Jeff Abbott is a freelance journalist based out of Guatemala, where he has reported for Al Jazeera and The Progressive Magazine, among many others. Follow him on Twitter at @palabrasdeabajo.

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    Reviving Indigenous authorities in Guatemala

    In Guatemala, traditional Indigenous governments are battling municipalities and transnational corporations for control of their land

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    Something in the water

    As Canadian mining giant Goldcorp closes its Marlin mine, it’s walking away from fears of chemical contamination and deep social rifts in the once tight-knit Indigenous communities of rural Guatemala.

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    The Honduran Election Crisis

    Canadian capital stands to benefit from the fraudulent election of a far right-wing government that has brought down the full force of the military on Hondurans – particularly on activists like Berta Cáceres.