Community Cloud Forest Conservation says it works to alleviate poverty and protect Guatemala’s tropical cloud forests. They teamed up with Chicago bird conservationists to protect the winter home of birds that migrate through Chicago. Worldview catches up with Rob Cahill, the organization's founder and Judy Pollock, director of Bird Conservation for the Audubon Chicago Region.
With the election of a former army general as the country’s next president, the legacy of Guatemala’s long, bloody civil war doesn’t just disappear overnight.Increasingly, Guatemala’s past and present mix not only in politics, but also in its contemporary art.
Otto Perez Molina is the first former military leader to be elected president in Guatemala since the end of military rule. Despite accusations that he took part in massacres, he promises to bring security to the country, which has seen a steady increase in violent crime.
Facundo Cabral, the legendary populist Argentinean singer, was killed July 9 while on tour in Guatemala. He and his concert promoter were on the way to the airport when two vehicles opened fire on their car, bringing a shocking end to one of the most unique journeys in Latin American music.