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Santa Cruz del Quiché in Municipality of Santa Cruz de Quiché, El Quiché, Guatemala
 

El Quiché War Victims

 
 
El Quiché War Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2015
1. El Quiché War Victims Marker
Inscription.
“En memoria de las mujeres, hombres, jóvenes, niñas, niños del departamento de El Quiché, mártires de la guerra que heroicamente con su sangre derramada abonaron la paz en Guatemala.”

Coordinadora Nacional de Viudas de Guatemala CONAVIGUA
Santa Cruz del Quiché, 25 de febrero de 2002
Agradecimiento a: Programa Derechos Humanos y Reconciliación de USAI/CAII, Corporación Municipal de Santa Cruz del Quiché.

English translation:
“In memory of the women, men, youth and children of the Department of El Quiché, martyrs of the war that heroically fortified the peace in Guatemala with their spilled blood.”

National Widows Committee of Guatemala
Santa Cruz del Quiché, February 25, 2002
In appreciation to the Human Rights and Reconciliation Program of USAI/CAII and the Municipality of Santa Cruz del Quiché
 
Erected 2002 by National Widows Committee of Guatemala.
 
Location. 15° 1.737′ N, 91° 8.946′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché, in Municipality of Santa Cruz de Quiché. Touch for map. The marker is at the extreme southern-western portion of the Central Park of Santa Cruz del Quiche. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Cruz del Quiché, El Quiché 14001, Guatemala.
 
Other nearby markers.
Wide view of El Quiché War Victims Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, January 19, 2015
2. Wide view of El Quiché War Victims Marker
At least 3 other markers are within 29 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Plaza Tecún Umán (a few steps from this marker); Founding of the Department of El Quiche, Guatemala (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Manuel Tzoc, Founder of Nahualá (approx. 27.6 kilometers away in Sololá).
 
Regarding El Quiché War Victims. El Quiche department was one of the areas hardest hit during Guatemala's civil conflict of 1952-1998, with its indigenous population seeing some of the largest numbers of casualties during the 1980s.
 
Additional keywords. civil, armed, conflict
 
Categories. Notable Events
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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