As B.C. reopens, the virus grips Guatemala, 5,314 kilometres away, one of many developing nations that send workers to help this province’s future. To highlight the connection, The Tyee presents an occasional series focusing on the pandemic’s effects on Guatemalans here and in their home country.
In This Series
The Central American nation is far smaller and poorer than Canada, yet we are interdependent. First in a special series on the pandemic there.
As cases soar, the government faces charges of hiding data, bumbling and worse.
In Guatemala, like much of the developing world, youth are forced to cancel dreams to help their families survive.
In developing countries, frontline workers get hit hard. Guatemala is a struggling example. Latest in a series.