Central America, Dispatches, Guatemala, Photo Essays

Guatemala Commemorates Murdered Folk Singer Facundo Cabral

July 14, 2011 By James Rodriguez

GUATEMALA CITY — People from all sectors of society gathered on the streets of Guatemala City to show their outrage at the murder of Argentine folksinger Facundo Cabral, which took place on Saturday, July 9. Photojournalist James Rodríguez snapped these images at the vigils and protest marches commemorating Cabral this weekend.

About James Rodriguez

James is an independent photojournalist based in Guatemala who specializes in documenting that country's post-war social movement. Raised in Mexico City, James holds a B.A. in Cultural Geography from the University of California at Los Angeles. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Indypendent of New York and Yes! Magazine, and can be viewed at Mi Mundo.

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cubana 1960 says:

Thank you for the images of mourning and also the legacy of hope Cabral leaves.

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