Guatemala Free Press-Justice for Raul Figueroa Sarti

About F&G Editores

Since Figueroa founded F&G Editores in 1996, the press has grown to publish more than 100 books with the F&G seal and another 100 books for NGOs and universities – all of which are distributed by F&G throughout Central America and around the world.  F&G’s work is internationally acclaimed and has won many literary awards. The press publishes fiction, poetry, social science and legal textbooks, and the authors it supports have won numerous national and regional literary awards. F&G Editores has been an invited participant at international book fairs in Mexico, Israel, Spain, the United States, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Honduras, Germany and Argentina, among others.

Additionally, Figueroa and F&G have taken a leading role in publishing books that spark political and social debate. Significant social science texts issued by F&G include:

Olvido o memoria, el dilema de la sociedad guatemalteca, de Alfredo Balsells Tojo. (2001)

Guatemala, causas y orígenes del enfrentamiento armado interno, fragmento del informe de la CEH, con prólogo de Edelberto Torres-Rivas. (2001, 2006)

Violencia y genocidio en Guatemala, de Victoria Sanford. (2003)

Conclusiones y recomendaciones, Guatemala Memoria del silencio (2004)

Paz Tejada, militar y revolucionario, Carlos Figueroa Ibarra (2004)

Guatemala, linaje y racismo, Marta Casaús Arzú (2007)

Una familia honorable, Rafael Cuevas Molina (2008)

Una guerra sin batallas. Del odio, la violencia y el miedo en el Ixil y el Ixcán, 1972-1983, Roddy Brett (2007)

Dinámicas agrarias y reproducción campesina en la globalización: el caso de Alta Verapaz.., Laura Hurtado Paz y Paz (2008)

Conflicto armado interno y denegación de justicia, fragmento del informe de la CEH, 2009.

Guerrilla: guerra y paz en Centroamérica, Dirk Kruijt (2009)

Rescatando nuestra memoria. Represión, Refugio y Recuperación de las Poblaciones Desarraigadas por la Violencia en Guatemala, Jonathan Moller (2009)

Genocidio: ¿La máxima expresión del racismo en Guatemala?, Marta Casaús Arzú (2008)

Guatemala: del genocidio al feminicidio, Victoria Sanford (2008).

F&G was chosen by the Guatemalan Truth Commission (CEH – Comisión para el Esclarecimiento Histórico) to publish the 12 volume CEH report, which it continues to publish and distribute. US university libraries and European libraries are among F&G’s regular clients. The publishing house also does significant editing and production projects for Human Rights NGOs and universities including the Equipo de Estudios Comunitarios y Acción Psicosocial de Guatemala (ECAP), Asociación para el Estudio y Promoción de la Seguridad en Democracia (SEDEM), Consorcio Actoras de Cambio: la Lucha de las Mujeres por la Justicia, Unión Nacional de Mujeres de Guatemala (UNAMG), Fundación Myrna Mack, Oficina de Derechos Humanos del Arzobispado de Guatemala (ODHAG), and Universidad de Landivar.  Many of these publications include significant research projects that have been critical of governmental policy on human rights, the environment, crime, genocide, development in Maya communities, etc.  In addition to editing and production of these publications, F&G distributes them internationally.

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