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The first sense I have from Belizean history is that Philip Goldson's “seven days of freedom” in Guatemala was all about Jacobo Arbenz and Guatemalan land reform. What a pity it didn't last! Mr. Vernon's note says, “In reading Colin Hyde's piece in the Friday, April 15, 2018 Amandala on page 11, I noticed ...

Far worse messes were to occur in Guatemala in 1954, when the United Fruit Company cooperated closely with the Guatemalan military and the US State Department to overthrow the democratically-elected government of Jacobo Arbenz, who had made the mistake of nationalising some of the unused ...
... Montt's 17-month rule. According to Guatemala's Historical Clarification Commission 200,000 innocent people, including children, were killed or disappeared during the armed conflict that followed the United States-backed military coup against democratically elected president Jacobo Arbenz in 1954.
Late on September 9, 1954, as midnight approached, Jacobo Arbenz, the recently deposed president of Guatemala, was escorted into the Guatemala City airport with a small entourage, including his wife, Maria Vilanova, and two of their children. Arbenz was beloved among his dirt-poor country's peasants ...
In February 2016, Guatemalan women survivors and the alliance of organisations supporting them successfully prosecuted two former members of the Guatemalan military for domestic and sexual slavery in the groundbreaking Sepur Zarco trial. The trial marked the first time a national court has prosecuted ...
Taiwan, he said, had agreed to pay for it . This appeared to be confirmed on both sides of the border, with media sources in both Guatemala and Belize stating that the final phase of the Jacobo Arbenz Highway (CA-9 Norte), which will connect the capital Guatemala City with Puerto Barrios on the Atlantic, ...


 

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