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Background: Guatemala was freed of Spanish colonial rule in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experienced a variety of military and civilian governments as well as a 36-year guerrilla war. In 1996, the government signed a peace agreement formally ending the conflict, which had led to the death of more than 100,000 people and had created some 1 million refugees.

 

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Geography of Central America - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Central America

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