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Guatemala: The Devastated Land

GUATEMALA: THE DEVASTATED LAND

Guatemala: La Tierra Arrasada

Directed by Josete Gaya Mengual
Guatemala, 2005
Documentary

Synopsis

The documentary covers the recent history and the present of Guatemala; the overthrow of the revolutionary government of Arbenz in 1954 by the United States; and the organization of guerrillas. Guatemala: La tierra arrasada tries to explain the beginning of a war that lasted 36 years.

Synopsis

The documentary covers the recent history and the present of Guatemala; the overthrow of the revolutionary government of Arbenz in 1954 by the United States; and the organization of guerrillas. Guatemala: La tierra arrasada tries to explain the beginning of a war that lasted 36 years.