The history of children and youth in Guatemala
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- 1997: A year of continuing violence against
Guatemalan street children
- Casa Alianza press release, 30 January 1998. Continued
violence towards abandoned children for Guatemala's
street children. Illegalities in international
adoptions. While fewer policemen torture or murder street
children, more private citizens are now harming them (in
English and Spanish).
- UNICEF Rates Guatemala Last in
- By Celina Zubieta, IPS, 14 December 1999. The condition
of Guatemala's children seen in some of the worst
social statistics in Central America. High infant
mortality rates and low life expectancy. 18 percent of the
victims of the nation's civil war were children.