Guatemala City in Municipality of Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala
Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang
Chispa de luz en la oscuridad desbordante
Testigo del hambre, la extrema pobreza, la desnutrición
Voz de dignidad frente a la impunidad y la injusticia
Maestra y ciudadana consciente
Lucha y esperanza
Aspiramos a ser consecuentes con las semillas que
Guatemala, 11 de septiembre de 2005
A spark of light in the unending darkness
Witness to hunger, extreme poverty, malnutrition
Voice of dignity in the face of impunity and injustice
Teacher and citizen with a conscience
Struggle and hope
We hope to be good caretakers of the works that she left to us
Guatemala, September 11, 2005
Location. 14° 38.799′ N, 90° 30.799′ W. Marker is in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in Municipality of Guatemala. Marker is on 6a Avenida, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6a Avenida 2-30, Guatemala City, Guatemala 01001, Guatemala.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Assassination of Bishop Juan José Gerardi Conedera (within Mariano Guerrero de Léon (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Guatemalan Revolution of 1944 (approx. half a kilometer away); University of San Carlos Faculty of Medical Sciences 1918-1921 (approx. half a kilometer away); Federico Hernández de León (approx. half a kilometer away); Memorial to Héctor Interiano, Carlos Cuevas and Gustavo Castañón (approx. half a kilometer away); National Day of Dignity for the Victims of Guatemala's Armed Conflict (approx. half a kilometer away); Tragedy of the “Safe Home Virgen de la Asunción” (approx. half a kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Guatemala City.
Regarding Myrna Elizabeth Mack Chang. This marker is located at the offices of AVANCSO (Asociación para el Avance de las Ciencias Sociales, or the Association for the Advancement of the Social Sciences, in English). Myrna Mack founded this organization in 1986 in order to understand the experience of displaced indigenous communities in Guatemala’s civil conflict. She was murdered by Guatemala state forces right outside of AVANCSO’s nearby, former offices.
Categories. • Anthropology • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.