Paul N. Avakian


Goodbye Childhood


A review of “Adiós Niño: The Gangs of Guatemala City and the Politics of Death”, by Deborah T. Levenson. “Guatemala has long been a country where social and political problems are resolved by death in one way or another and the morbid killing in the country’s 1960-1996 internal conflict has produced a youth shell-shocked by the bloodletting, and now inclined toward it”.