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Central America(ns) in Chicana Literature

As promised in my last post, I am moving along from the current views on Central American immigration and «unaccompanied minors» to discuss Central America, Central Americans, and Central American-Americans in literature. My argument today will be focused particularly on Central America as a literary symbol, particularly in the works

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Efraín Ríos Montt Convicted of Genocide

In an unprecedented case, not only for Latin America, but for the international community, Ex- Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt was found guilty of genocide by a national tribunal yesterday, Friday, May 11th. For more information on the trial and the deep scar the ex-dictator left on Guatemala and especially

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