• Guatemala: Teacher of indigenous music brutally murdered

    NEWS 31 August 2010 Guatemala:Teacher of indigenous music brutally murdered Leonardo Lisandro Guarcax Gonzalez, promoter and defender of indigenous Maya culture, has been found dead after he was abducted by unknown assailants on 25 August 2010. Guarcax’ body was found lifeless with severe marks of torture the following day, reported the Prensa Libre. Leonardo Lisandro […]
  • Guatemala: Country profile

    COUNTRY PROFILE ##PagePublishedLong## Music censorship and restrictions in GuatemalaExcerpt from A Survey Of Censorship And Restrictions On Music In Spanish Americaby Jens Lohmann   Ricardo Arjona Introduction (excerpt)Through a most often violent history, free expression has been one of the most important victims of repression in the Latin American countries. During the decades dominated by […]
  • Argentina: One of Latin America’s most admired folk singers murdered

    NEWS Argentina / Guatemala: One of Latin America’s most admired folk singers murdered The 74-year-old Argentine singer and novelist Facundo Cabral was killed when his car came under heavy fire from three carloads of gunmen on 9 July 2011. The murder has prompted expressions of anguish from across Latin America, reported the Associated Press. Speaking […]
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