Human Rights Crisis Pushes Guatemalan Migrants to Exodus

Last year, Guatemala saw a wave of assassinations of indigenous leaders. Many were killed for resisting massive construction projects or the dispossession of their ancestral lands. International human rights groups sounded the alarm about the situation, but the Guatemalan government has not responded with effective measures. This is forcing many people from impoverished indigenous communities to flee to other parts of the country or seek refuge in the United States. María Martin reports from Guatemala City.

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