Rogelio Ivoy Osorio was 5 years-old at the time of the massacre. The last time he saw his mom, she being taken away by the paramilitary to be murdered at nearby mountain peak of Pa'coxom.
The trees and rocks used by the military to kill my family are still there. They are and continue to be silent witnesses to this horrible story. - Rio Negro Survivor
The Chixoy Dam
Financed by the World Bank, the Chixoy dam was built in Baja Verapaz. To complete construction, the government completed voluntary and forcible relocations of dam-affected communities from the fertile agricultural valleys to the much harsher surrounding highlands.
Site where the government-sanctioned paramilitaries raped and killed 107 women and 70 children.
These are a few production photographs from our shoots in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala.