Climate Summit


Ilse Vanmuysen

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Guatemala Guatemala is a country situated in Central America. It is a democratic republic under the leadership of a president. It’s the least developed country on the American continent and still speaks of high crime rates, violence against women, corruption within the state and multiple violations of the human rights. They are a member of the United Nations, Organization of the American States and AILAC. Poverty and inequality have been identified as some of the socioeconomic root factors to environmental degradation. Guatemala is characterized by one of the most unequal distributions of income and one of the highest poverty rates in Latin America. Guatemala is classified as a middle-income country and natural resources are fundamental to the country...