Jul 14, 2022
In General Discussions
Although a secretariat attached to the Country Email List presidency was created, it was decided to fulfill several of the commitments in isolation and not in the comprehensive manner in which they were originally conceived. Key issues such as indigenous Country Email List participation at all levels, progressive tax reform and the rural development law were postponed. Finally, after achieving a vote of 12% in the 1999 elections, the guerrilla political party (URNG-MAIZ) entered into a dynamic of internal struggles that led to a vote and a marginal political presence, Country Email List between 2% and 4% of the votes, which limited their ability to influence. However, both the process and the peace Country Email List agreements produced a series of transformations that were led by civil society organizations and indigenous peoples. And, of course, the very end of the war put an end to political violence as an institutional practice, political proscription for ideological reasons, and made possible the Country Email List demobilization and incorporation of the insurgents without taking revenge or rearming ex-combatants. In relation to the rights of indigenous peoples, the emergence of the Mayan movement in the 1990s, the signing of the agreement and the continuity of indigenous organizations and Country Email List authorities have made possible a change in the way in which the country and society are conceived. Today, Guatemala is recognized as a Country Email List plural country. Although racism persists, it is not only rejected, but also persecuted and sanctioned by public entities that were created as a result of the agreements. However, the indigenous population Country Email List continues to be excluded in economic and social terms, and the persistence of the monoethnic State and the failure of the constitutional reform have contributed to the fact that the Country Email List demand for a Plurinational National Constituent.