Index
agriculture, 8, 130; domestic, 149; duty-
free, 152; export, 30, 34, 68, 75, 80n2,
129; subsistence, 8, 69, 77, 106; tradi-
tional, 129
Alta Verapaz, 19, 103, 105, 107, 111, 112,
121, 123n1, 124n3
Amnesty International, 11, 77
Antigua, 4, 15
apparel industry, 147–53, 157, 161, 163,
163n1. See also maquiladoras; rights: labor
apparel producers, 147, 148, 154–62,
164n9; pirate, 163, 163n2
Arbenz, Jacobo, 5
Arévalo, Juan José, 35, 51, 169
armed guards, 84, 103
Baja Verapaz, 27, 111
Barrio 18, 2
Barrios, Justo Rufino, 4, 181, 183
Barrios, José María Reyna, 94, 168, 169
Black Thursday, 136
Bourdieu, Pierre, 80n3, 85
Buenos Aires, 25, 53
Business Improvement Districts
(BIDs),
84–85. See also Centro Histórico; private
security
Caballeros, Dr. Harold, 178
Cabrera, Manuel Estrada, 27, 168
campesinos, 51, 133, 134. See also subsistence
agriculture
capitalinos, 88, 120, 121, 138, 176, 177, 180,
182, 187. See also Centro Histórico;
ladino, ladina
capitalism, capitalists, 34, 122; discourse
of, 40; global, 1, 5. See also penny capi-
talism
capitalist development, 107
capitalist modernization, 33
capitalist restructuring, 143
Catholicism, Catholics, 26, 27, 34, 35;
conversion from, 183; discourse of, 51;
priests, 35; Roman, 181, 183; spirituality
of, 181
Central America, 36, 50, 52, 75, 107,
124n5, 130, 141, 144n6, 148, 150, 152,
158, 163n5, 165, 166; as market, 158
Central American Free Trade Agreement
(CAFTA),
8, 130, 148, 152, 153, 160
Central Intelligence Agency
(CIA),
4
Centro de Investigaciones Económicas
Nacionales, 110
Centro Histórico, 83–99. See also Citizen-
ship Security Program; El Centro; Plaza
Mayor; Portal del Comercio
Cevecería Centroamericana, 51
Chichicastenango, 171
Chile, 7
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