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By DH Koester

ISBN-10: 1478710195

ISBN-13: 9781478710196

Alive and Well--The Mayan

The 12 months used to be 2002 and the writer used to be 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 brought about via 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. go back and forth among attractive indigenous humans in a land of lovely 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 unprecedented enclave at the Caribbean coast referred to as the Garifuna and the hellhole that used to be the house of the United Fruit corporation. As constantly, the folk and their invaluable children---a little blind lady on Lago Atitlan and little Gloria within the highlands who’d had her hands got rid of through the warfare. There too, used to be mild Gaspar and his son, Mayan lately back from exile in Mexico, attempting to rebuild their village whereas retaining alive the reminiscence of these that had misplaced their lives. the adventure involves a climactic shut whilst a gun-toting gangster threatens to kill a toddler soccer participant at the Rio Dulce.

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