Guatemala: The Land Of Eternal Repression
circa 1982
22.85 in HIGH x 17.1 in WIDE
(58.04 cm HIGH x 43.43 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Bottom right has "GAU" logo printed in black and "San Francisco / Sequoyah Graphics" printed in black. Verso middle has black text printed within a black border with information on how to boycott tourism in Guatemala.

Poster is a photograph of a Guatemalan woman kneeling on the ground with a child surrounded by stone walls. Top of the poster has "Guatemala / The Land Of Eternal Repression" printed in white. Middle left of the poster has "Here / These eyes reflect the agony / Of losing a companero, / Of migrating to the / lowlands, / Of dying in silence, / Poisoned by injustice, / Here, too, / Is where the resistance / is born." printed in white. Above this are the same words printed in Spanish. Bottom of the poster has " Support the International Boycott of Tourism to Guatemala" printed in white along with more information.

In 1979 the International Union of Food and Allied Workers representing 160 unions of food workers in hotels, restaurants, cafeterias and travel agencies in 59 countries called for a tourist boycott of Guatemala based upon human rights violations perpetrated by the government against its citizens. [LMC]
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