Conquest, Coups and COIN: the Dirty War on Guatemala with Hugo Turner

We speak with radical researcher and historian Hugo Turner about Guatemala – and the conquest, coups, COIN and Dirty War imposed on that country by Imperialism.

The topics Hugo covers are: 

  1. Describe Guatemala’s History before Arbenz 
  2. What were some of Arbenz’s reforms and how was he overthrown 
  3. Describe the 30 year long dirty war and Genocide in Guatemala. 
  4. What role did US Counter-Insurgency Strategy play in Guatemala’s dirty war and in Latin America and the rest of the world.

For a more in depth reading into this topic, read the research and book recommendations on Hugo Turner’s website:

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