The history of farm workers in Guatemala
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- Slavery in Guatemala
- From Guatemala: False Hope, False Freedom: The
Rich, the Poor and the Christian Democrats, by
James Painter, Catholic Institute for Foreign Relations,
1987. Farm families.
- Bishop Questions Law That Protects
- Cerigua Weekly Briefs, 22 March 1996. San
Marcos Bishop Alvaro Ramazzini has come under fire for
publicly sympathizing with farm workers who had taken
hostages to prevent their eviction from the lands where
they were born.
- What Minimum Wage?
- Cerigua Weekly Briefs, 27 March 1996. Many
landowners pay their workers less than minimum wage and
they do not have to fear legal action by the government on
the workers' behalf.