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Guatemala: Teacher of indigenous music brutally murdered

31 August 2010

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 Guarcax Gonzalez was a musician, dancer, …

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Guatemala: Country profile

25 February 2002

Music censorship and restrictions in Guatemala Excerpt from A Survey Of Censorship And Restrictions On Music In Spanish America by 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 …

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