The Presidency of Jacobo Arbenz (1950–1954)

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Reuter, 20 October 1995. Final burial of Colonel Jacobo Arbenz, whose leftist government was overthrown in a CIA-backed coup in 1954, bringing to an end an era of popular reform and opening the subsequent period of hardship.
More than 100,000 Guatemalans participated in the homage and funeral of Jacobo Arbenz Guzman
Comunidado from the Frente Democratico nueva Guatemala, 21 October, 1995. His unexpected full historical restitution as a hero of the people and the revival of the values of the Revolution of October 1944.
The ‘People's Soldier’ Comes Home
From the Cerigua Weekly Briefs, 27 October 1995. The coup that overthrew Arbenz in 1954.
CIA and Assassinations: The Guatemala 1954 Documents
From Kate Doyle and Peter Kornbluh, 14 August 1997. The documents, including an instructional guide on assassination found among the training files of the CIA's covert Operation PBSUCCESS,; were among several hundred records released by the Agency on May 23, 1997 on its involvement in the infamous 1954 coup in Guatemala.