Essays Tagged: "Guatemala"

Che Guevara

ires, Mr. Guevara went to medical school. He graduatedin l953. After several years, Ernesto went to Guatemala writing articles onthe Inca and Myan ruins. During his stay in Guatemala, he had the chanc ...

(2 pages) 124 1 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History


in the sense of having 'woken up to reality'. Thetitle was first given to a man called Siddharta Guatemala,who lived about 2,500 years ago in Northern India. When hewas 35 he found Enlightenm ...

(4 pages) 257 0 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

A Schoolyard Lesson

ror I smiled to myself; I knew today was going to be just fine. My family and I had just moved from Guatemala, and today was to be my first day at Bel Air Elementary School. I usually don't get worrie ... right, but it wasn't what I expected. I couldn't believe that no one was playing football. Even in Guatemala we played football; I wondered what I could do.That day when I came home from school, I se ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.2 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

This essay is about the United Fruit Company and its part in the US sponsored military coup in Gautemala.

company who brings them to you they might not taste so good. The time is the early 1950s. The place Guatemala. The United States is running a secret operation known as PBSUCCESS in order to eliminate ... in order to eliminate the current government. But wait, this is the first democratic government in Guatemala so why would the United States be trying to sabotage it? We have always made our foreign p ...

(1 pages) 47 0 4.6 May/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Guatemala - Without a Trace of Bitterness in Her Voice

Page 1Guatemala is the land of Eternal Springs and the home of the richly cultured and historic Mayan peop ... ountry of Rigoberta Menchu, an illeterite farm worker, turned voice of oppressed people everywhere. Guatemala also has the sad distinction of being home to Latin America's oldest civil war. 'For more ... 'For more than three decades, left-wing guerrillas have fought a series of rightist governments in Guatemala. The war has killed an estimated 140,000 in the country, which has 11 million people.' (N. ...

(6 pages) 95 0 2.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The overthrow of Jacobo Arbenz.

t in the Western Hemisphere. Analyzing Arevalo's term, Americans began to detect sins of Communism. Guatemala had long been a refuge for Communists in Latin America because of its openness. The number ... ernment agencies to form the CIA. One of the countries that posed a threat to the United States was Guatemala.The CIA's job was to employ methods of paramilitary operations against anygovernment deeme ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Mayas Of north America.

zation started in 400 A.D. in the low lands of the jungle that belongs to the actual territories of Guatemala, Belice and southeast Mexico. But this only prolonged the Spaniard conquest at the beginni ... ea.The Mayas territory had small economics' vinculums between them and with others in tall lands of Guatemala and the coast of the Pacific, including Izapa and Kaminaljuyú. From all these cultu ...

(10 pages) 84 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


s 8,867 square miles. Belize is outlined by Mexico on the north, the Caribbean Sea on the east, and Guatemala on the south and west. A majority of people in Belize live along the Caribbean coast. Beli ... ntries they go to are mostly English speaking countries.About 1000 B.C. Maya Indians moved from the Guatemalan Highlands to British Honduras, now named, Belize. The Maya civilization grew and flourish ...

(3 pages) 65 0 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Don Lazaro in Requiem Guatemala

d Don Lazaro. Instead of asking, Don Lazaro is being told what to do throughout the entire drama in Guatemala. During the mid 1980s, terror was spread everywhere in the region of El Quiche where thous ... authority ruled and if you were a measly little Indian, you were nobody. Through his novel Requiem Guatemala, Connelly captures the reality of the time period by showing how strong the military and r ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The title is The President. This is a book report on the boook called The President, by Miguel Angel Asturias

The novel The President, by Miguel Angel Asturias is afictional story that depicts everyday Guatemalan life. He isable to use the fear that the village people have towards thedictator and use ... towards thedictator and use it to create a story that is filled withliterary drama. The peoples of Guatemala are oppressed by atyrant ruler. Asturias is able to bring out unique charactersand interes ...

(1 pages) 57 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

How Democratic is Guatemala?

Guatemala What is Democracy? According to Freedom House, a research organization, which gives ... eedom House, a research organization, which gives country ratings on how democratic they are, gives Guatemala a 4.0 on a scale from 1 to 7. Because of this, Guatemala is considered partially democrati ... , and human rights. Of these characteristics; elections, representation, and participation consider Guatemala to be democratic. On the other hand, Guatemala is democratically lacking in pluralism and ...

(3 pages) 30 0 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

International Business

MEXICOINTRODUCTIONMexico is located south of the United States and north of Guatemala. Mexico makes up the entire southern border of the United States where they are divided by ... nted by other countries with smaller percentages.Mexico also implemented free trade agreements with Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and the European Free Trade Area in 2001. This resulted in over 90 ...

(37 pages) 866 1 2.8 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

WHY DO I NEED A COMPUTER IN MY SMALL BUSINESS? The following is an invitation for international merchants to participate in computer technology.

middle class immigrants, they identify themselves through nation specific trade guilds (such as the Guatemala Taiwan Association of Commerce).Good evening everybody,You might be asking yourself, what ... r thing and stuff, but what is in it for us?". Well, I propose that we set up a trader's network in Guatemala. It will give us a chance to participate in the computer revolution, as we will be using c ...

(4 pages) 49 1 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Importance of Reason and Emotion in Distinguishing between Belief and Knowledge.

During these times life is proving to be very interesting, especially living in Guatemala where every day provides a unique outlook on the world surrounding us. This question title ... ng (rationally) and also largely from experiences.A few months ago large disputes arose between the Guatemalans and Albanians people resulting with demonstrations around Guatemala protesting in regard ... information about a massacre where allegedly Albanian troops plundered, raped and murdered innocent Guatemalan villagers during World War Two. The Guatemalans believed that the book wrongly depicted t ...

(6 pages) 95 1 4.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Carlos Marcello: Anti authority.

10. No one truly knows where Carlos was first born, due to his false records stating he was born in Guatemala. However, it has been assumed he was born in Tunis, North Africa. His original name was Co ... s. He was most agitated when they forced him to leave the country and back to his fake home country Guatemala. After his forced departure, Carlos begins to become clouded with conspiracy.Although it d ...

(3 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Art and Architecture of the Mayan Civilization in Mexico. It's a basic run-through of a typical Mayan city (different buildings you would find in it)

e is the method the men spoke to the gods. The first Mayan pyramid was said to be built in Uaxatan, Guatemala, just before the birth of Christ.The Mayan architecture is one of the most recognizable. E ...

(5 pages) 57 1 4.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Ancient Civilizations

is now Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, and parts of Chili. The Mayas lived in the tropical rainforests of Guatemala, and The Aztecs conquered central Mexico. Next is what the three groups were like s ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.5 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Live Or Die, You Choose?

LIVE OR DIE, YOU CHOOSE? "El Norte" is a movie about a brother and sister who escape from Guatemala to Los Angeles to find freedom. They start off on a good path in the beginning but end up ...

(3 pages) 958 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

All prose is a kind of fiction. Referring closely to the way in which the writer of I, Rigoberta Menchu has presented her material, say whether you agree or disagree with this statement.

s throughout the book. It is clear to the reader that these are the main problems of the Indians in Guatemala and become motifs. But this style can be very suspicious as well. The whole book seems con ... ils to make them seem even worse.This text is meant to be a report on the events that took place in Guatemala and that Menchu was a witness to. She herself states in the beginning of the book: "My nam ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

El porfiriato, When Porfirio Días ruled México

ra investigar los recursos naturales de la frontera sureste del país, la República de Guatemala y Belice, pues se considera necesario estudiar los usos y posibles aprovechamientos de las ...

(4 pages) 2 0 0.0 Oct/2013

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays