NAGs

Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity (URNG)


Year Formed: 1982
Year Terminated: 1995

Target States:
Guatemala

Ideational Characteristics:
Ethno-nationalist
Leftist

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Cuba

Mexico

Nicaragua

 

Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 396

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1593

References:

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Burgerman, Susan. Moral Victories: How Activists Provoke Multilateral Action. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2001. Print.

___"CIA, Cuba Cited For Taking Sides In Guatemalan Conflict." Agence France Presse [Guatemala City] 25 Feb. 1999: n. pag. Print.

___"Contains Items From Brazil, Guatemala, and Mexico." Associated Press International 14 Aug. 1998: n. pag. Print.

Dickey, Christopher. "Rebel Sees Gains From 'Negative Image' of Guatemalan Leader." The Washington Post 15 Aug. 1983: n. pag. Print.

Gonzalez, David. "Ex-Guatemalan Rebel Tries Her Hand at Democracy."The New York Times. The New York Times, 01 Nov. 2003. Web.

"Guatemala: Exiled URNG Leaders Return." ITN Source. N.p., 27 Dec. 1996. Web.

___"Guatemala (08/08)." U.S. Department of State. U.S. Department of State, Aug. 2008. Web. 

___"Guatemala’s 4 Main Rebel Groups Join Forces." The New York Times. N.p., 3 Mar. 1982. Web.

___"Guatemala’s Crippled Peace Process: A Look Back On The 1996 Peace Accords." States News Service [Washington] 11 May 2011: n. pag. Print.

___"Guatemala Genocide 'Backed By US, Cuba'" The Weekend Australian 27 Feb. 1999: n. pag.Web. 

___"Guatemalan Truth Commission Issues Report On Human Rights Violations During Civil War." The Free Library. N.p., 4 Mar. 1999. Web.

Guevara, Che, Brian Loveman, and Thomas M. Jr. Davies. Guerrilla Warfare: With Revised and Updated Introduction and Case Studies. USA: Scholarly Resources, 1997. Print.

Guevara, Ernesto, Brian Loveman, and Thomas M. Davies. Guerrilla Warfare. Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 1997. Print.

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Lee, Van Cott Donna. Defiant Again Indigenous Peoples and Latin American Security. Washington, DC: Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense U, 1996. Print.

Levenson-Estrada, Deborah. Trade Unionists Against Terror: Guatemala City, 1954-1985. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina, 1994. Print.

Luciak, Ilja A. After the Revolution: Gender and Democracy in El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Guatemala. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2001. Print.

Martinez, Emma G. "The State of Law in a State of Coma." Envio. Central American University, May 1994. Web.

Mora, Jose Eduardo. "Guatemala: Departing U.N. Mission’s Goals Unmet, Activists Say." Inter Press Service 15 Nov. 2004: n. pag. Web.

Odom, William E. On Internal War: American and Soviet Approaches to Third World Clients and Insurgents. Durham: Duke UP, 1992. Print.

Padilla, Luis A.. "Prevention Successes and Failures: Peace-making and Conflict Transformation in Guatemala." Acesso 3.08 (1997): 2014. APA

Riding, Alan. "Guatemala Rebels Vow to Fight Despite Coup." The New York Times. N.p., 27 Mar. 1982. Web.

Seneviratne, Vindya. "Guatemala’s Historical ClarificationCommission."Undergraduate Transitional Justice Review 4.1 (2013): 6.

___"State Department Issues Background Note On Guatemala." US Federal News [Washington] 1 Aug. 2008: n. pag. Print.

Stewart, Scott, and Fred Burton. "Mexico: Economics and the Arms Trade."Stratfor. Stratfor, LLC., 9 July 2009. Web. 

Stewart, Scott, and Fred Burton. "Nicaragua: The Inherent Dangers of Being a Militant Mecca" Stratfor. Stratfor, LLC., 25 June 2008. Web.