Abby Weil (Guatemala)


Abby Weil

Abby Weil (ADIVIMA): Abby completed her undergraduate degree in anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where she had the opportunity to serve as a tutor in Lima, Peru. At the time of her fellowship she was pursuing a master of arts in public anthropology at American University in Washington, DC. Abby also interned for the Guatemala Human Rights Commission-USA, promoting human rights in Guatemala through research, educational outreach and advocacy.



06 Oct

Radovan Karadzic Extradited to The Hague

The Hague: Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader indicted for genocide and other war

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Posted Oct 06, 2008

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08 Aug

A Parting Gift: Glancing Back and Looking Forward

As I am finishing up my last week here at ADIVIMA it is of course

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Posted Aug 08, 2007

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03 Aug

Face to Face

No amount of reading or watching video tape of testimony can sufficiently prepare you to

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Posted Aug 03, 2007

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30 Jul

Ever since arriving in Guatemala I have had many people ask me to help them

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Posted Jul 30, 2007

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24 Jul

A Few Thoughts on Patience

The greatest lessons that I have learned working here in Guatemala for ADIVIMA are patience

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Posted Jul 24, 2007

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13 Jul

You Don`t Need a Cellphone to Talk to God! (And Other Thoughts on Globalization)

I attend mass every Sunday at the local Catholic Church in the town square of

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Posted Jul 13, 2007

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09 Jul

Access to Justice as a Basic Human Right

The men that were seated at the main discussion table at the front of the

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Posted Jul 09, 2007

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02 Jul

Would You Like to Buy a Human Being?

Yesterday, at the Parque Central in Rabinal, I was approached by a man who was

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Posted Jul 02, 2007

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24 Jun

Naiveté

I should know better. I am well-versed in the human rights situation in Guatemala. I

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Posted Jun 24, 2007

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14 Jun

We are Present!

Monica Garcia Lopez. She was tiny, could not have been more than twelve years old,

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Posted Jun 14, 2007

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07 Jun

Nunca Mas

As I was leaving the office at ADIVIMA on my first day of work, forensic

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Posted Jun 07, 2007

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22 May

Just Breathe

Preparing to leave for Guatemala has occurred during a whirlwind of schoolwork, wrapping up at

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Posted May 22, 2007

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