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By DH Koester

Alive and Well--The Mayan

The yr used to be 2002 and the writer was once approximately to embark at the 7th of 9 trips within the “And There i used to be” series---Guatemala. The Mayan civilization nonetheless survives after rising from thirty-four years of scorched-earth destruction and genocide supported and induced by means of the CIA’s assassination of the country’s democratically elected President who dared disturb America’s fiscal pursuits in help of land reform and peasant rights. trip among appealing indigenous humans in a land of attractive topography---emerald lakes, forest-clad highlands, rainforest and jungle---studded at each flip with smoking volcanoes and the colourful gown of the mild Maya. stopover at a rare enclave at the Caribbean coast often called the Garifuna and the hellhole that was once the house of the United Fruit corporation. As continuously, the folks and their beneficial children---a little blind lady on Lago Atitlan and little Gloria within the highlands who’d had her hands got rid of in the course of the struggle. There too, was once light Gaspar and his son, Mayan lately again from exile in Mexico, attempting to rebuild their village whereas maintaining alive the reminiscence of these that had misplaced their lives. the adventure involves a climactic shut while a gun-toting gangster threatens to kill a toddler soccer participant at the Rio Dulce.

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