Democratizing the Green City

Tahoe on Trial: Guatemalan Communities Rise Up to Defend Land and Life

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Recently, the dubbed “Guatemalan Spring” has garnered a lot of attention from the international community, but people in the country have been mobilizing for years. One significant effort has been against extractive mining ambitions in the countryside. How is the recent urban rising tied to previous and ongoing efforts in rural areas?

Join our friends at the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU for an exciting discussion on how the recent urban rising in Guatemala is tied to movements in the countryside in defense of life, land, and justice.

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015, 12:00pm, King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, Room 404, 53 Washington Square South