The CICIG* Touched a Raw Nerve in the Military and Economic elite By Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj In 500 years, no one has even come close to achieving the high level work that the CICIG team has carried out – except for the government of Jacobo Árbenz Guzmán...

[caption id="attachment_18424" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Melle van Essen / skylight.is[/caption] Why do children leave my country? Originally written by Irma Alicia Velásquez Nimatuj in Spanish and published in ElPeriodico of Guatemala.   They leave because they want to break the curse that steals their dreams the moment they...

In Memoriam: Ricardo Restrepo (1962 - 2017) (Originally published in English on September 20, 2017 by Cinema Tropical)   Colombian documentary filmmaker and cinematographer Ricardo Restrepo died yesterday at the age of 54 in Bogotá. A renowned documentarian in the South American country, Restrepo also had a prolific...

Written by Carlos A. Gutiérrez “A camera in hand and an idea in mind,” the cri de coeur of the Cinema Novo movement, is as relevant now in the United States as it first was in Brazil in the late sixties. The month since Election Day has...

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