WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas
15 Jul 2019 | Podcast

“The System” Versus Guatemalan Democracy

Martín Rodríguez Pellecer on the precarious pre-election political moment

Guatemala has seen a historic democratic opening get abruptly shut down, amid official U.S. silence. Martín Rodríguez Pellecer, director of the Guatemalan online news outlet Nómada, talks about how corrupt elites stifled a “justice revolution,” and the consequences of the August presidential election runoff.