Episode 1: Guatemala

One of PROBIGUA's bibliobuses.

One of PROBIGUA's bibliobuses.

 

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Featuring interviews with: Cecilia Dougherty, President of PAVA; William Cartwright, President and CEO of Rieken Foundation; Rigoberto Zamora and Myrna Ortiz of PROBIGUA; Regina De La Vega and Valentina Santa Cruz, Vice-President and President of the Guatemalan Library Association.

Here's a great visualization of the 2017 International Telecommunications Union Global ICT Development Index.

Some country data: UN, Factbook, UNESCO.

IFLA 2030 Development Agenda.

This week's music is Blind Love Dub by Jeris. Used under a CC Attribution 3.0 License.

If you have a story about libraries in Guatemala please do get in touch at interlibrarypod@gmail.com. I'd love to follow up later on or do a short bonus episode with another interview or story.

 
PAVA's comuniteca in Paxixil.

PAVA's comuniteca in Paxixil.

The board of the Rija’tzuul Na’ooj’ Community Library in Guatemala. From the library's Facebook page.

The board of the Rija’tzuul Na’ooj’ Community Library in Guatemala. From the library's Facebook page.