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Jean-Marie Simon: A foreign witness to Guatemala’s war

Headline Title:  Jean-Marie Simon: A foreign witness to Guatemala’s war 27 November 2012 Jean-Marie Simon lived and worked in Guatemala as a photojournalist between 1980 and 1988, a period of extreme violence and brutality in the country. Recently, Jean-Marie 's donated 1,000 copies of her book Guatemala: Eternal Spring Eternal Tyranny to schools and universities in Guatemala, to keep the truth of what happened alive.  Here, she talks about life and work in one of the most dangerous times in Guatemala. Guatemala is deceptive. I know people think that in the 80’s it was a war zone.…

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