Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service Guatemala 2022 Toolkit — information about Guatemalan history and culture.
The Council on Foreign Relations’ collection of short readings about Central America and Guatemala.
Here’s a brisk trip through the history of Guatemala on wikipedia.
Information on Guatemala’s 36-year civil war.
Guatemala’s Historical Clarification Commission attempted to give a historically true clarification of the war. Their final report, Memory of Silence: The Guatemalan Truth Commission Report, is available in the IU library system and online as an ebook.
The Exile of Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Efforts, a 2022 article in the New Yorker.
These articles have been suggested by Carrie Stengel, executive director of Sister Parish International.
Boosting Central American Economies Won’t Deter Migration, addressing U.S. policy to stem migration in general, not specific to Chichipate’s region.
Central American Migration: Root Causes and U.S. Policy, a publication of the Congressional Research Service.
When Profit Trumps Rights: The Case of El Estor, Guatemala, addressing the Russian nickel mine’s role in Chichipate’s region and legal cases for Indigenous peoples rights.
Indigenous peoples in Guatemala demand sovereignty over oil and mining resources, also addressing the Russian nickel mine’s role in Chichipate’s region and legal cases for Indigenous peoples rights.
It’s Not a Border Crisis. It’s a Climate Crisis., addressing the link between climate change and migration, not specific to Chichipate area, but they have similar issues.
Climate justice and Indigenous resistance, could be linked to some conversations about climate reparations and what it means to be in relationship with communities most negatively impacted by climate change, like Chichipate. This is a pretty general article but it does mention Chichipate’s region, El Estor.
Wounds Reopened: The Impacts of Democratic Backsliding on Human Rights in Guatemala — a 2022 Emergency Human Rights Delegation report from the Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA