Meanwhile, guatemalan civic groups worry that the presence of U.S. troops could once again stoke repression at home.
In the years since, I have grown distant, to the point that I now feel more American than guatemalan.
The Chilean Forrest Gump A guatemalan newspaper ran a profile of Edison Peña, whom they dubbed “ the Forrest Gump” of the group.
from words in a native language, variously identified as Quauhtemellan "land of the eagle" or Uhatzmalha "mountain where water gushes."
Republic in Central America, bordered by Mexico to the west and north, Belize and the Caribbean Sea to the east, Honduras and El Salvador to the southeast, and the Pacific Ocean to the south. Its capital and largest city is Guatemala City.
Note: The country is noted for its particularly low average income and literacy rate.
Note: It is traditionally unstable politically.