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Guatemala’s war on women

Headline Title:  Guatemala’s war on women 21 January 2013 Jorge Velazquez struggled to watch the news this week. The news headlines in Guatemala, which has one of highest murder rates in the world, are often enough to upset anyone. But when Jorge recently saw the news that two young girls, aged around six and 12, had been found strangled to death in a street in Guatemala City, suddenly a flood of memories came back to him. Nearly 10 years ago now, Jorge’s daughter, 19-year-old Claudina, was found dead. She had been brutally murdered and her body dumped in a back street in Guatemala…

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