Aura Elena Farfán (left), director of the Association for Family members of the Detained-Disappeared of Guatemala (FAMDEGUA), said, “In 2004 and 2005 we began to receive several requests from people in the Cobán to help them find their missing family members. Hence, FAMDEGUA began a legal procedure through the District Attorney’s office in order to find the truth.”
James Rodríguez is an independent photojournalist and a regular contributor to The Latin America News Dispatch. This photo essay is adapted from an earlier version that appeared at MiMundo.org where his work can be viewed and purchased.
Versión en español aquí.