Guatemala: a Mayan spiritual guide accused of “witchcraft”, then released.

Guatemala a Mayan spiritual guide accused of witchcraft then released

Photo by Juan Bautista Xol, used with permission. This article was originally published by Elías Oxom in Prensa Comunitariathen edited and republished by Global Voices as part of a media partnership. Adela Choc Cuz, a member of the Q’eqchi’ Mayan ancestral council of the municipality of El Estor, in eastern Guatemala, and her daughter Sandra … Read more

Mayan beliefs, purification of the soul, reincarnation: 50 years in prison for a Brussels man who murdered his children in Spain

The sentence is commensurate with the atrocity of the facts: Gabriel Carvajal, a Belgian national in his thirties, was sentenced Wednesday evening by the Valencia court to twice 25 years in prison, with a maximum incarceration of 40 years. His Spanish partner, Maria Gombau, co-author but considered irresponsible for her actions at the time of … Read more