Recently, after attending to a conference with some Guatemalan politicians, I began to take interest in this country's socio-economical issues, in particular with regard to land.

I that in the 1950s they did a massive land reform, but it was canceled shortly afterwards by a USA-backed coup d'etat. It started a 40 years civil war which ended in 1996. After that, several government officials were put to trial for war crimes. The last thing I found in Wikipedia about the history of Guatemala is the recent scandal related to bribery in the government; it is not connected to land reform.

So, my questions are:

  1. Has land-reform been attempted after the end of the civil war in 1996?

  2. Is land-reform a major issue in current Guatemala politics?

  3. What Guatemalan parties support/oppose land reform today?

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