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 Rich
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.