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SPOTLIGHT: House of Jaguar by Mike Bond (@MikeBondBooks)

Shot down over the jungle with a planeload of marijuana, Vietnam War hero Joe Murphy gets caught up in the brutal Guatemalan Civil War when he witnesses an attack on a Mayan village by the Guatemalan Army and its CIA “advisors”. 248 more words

Mystery

Unburying Official Histories

During a  routine inspection of police warehouse called the island and known to be a detention and torture center during the Guatemalan Civil War (1960 – 1996 ), investigators stumbled across the largest collection of secret state documents in Latin American history. 168 more words

Storytelling

Another Police Shooting in ABQ

On Sunday, the multiple police shootings of Albuquerque had already called for a protest.  Signs read APD = Another Person Dead.  Just published on La Jicarita is news of  19 more words

Storytelling

Postcards from Ukraine

How should we communicate a story that is political, violent and does not yet have an ending?  These are the challenges of many writers focused on place and life.   112 more words

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