Three years after the fire that killed 41 girls in Guatemala

“I don’t want anyone to wish me a Happy Women’s Day on March 8th,” recently said Brendy Cuy Urizar. Elsa Siquín Montafúr doesn’t celebrate this day either. Brendy is the aunt of Yohanna and Elsa the mother of Yemmi; two of the 41 girls who died in the ‘Safe House’ fire in Guatemala on March 8th, 2017.

El Confidencial – 16th of March 2020

© Frauke Decoodt. Una mujer llega a hacer una ceremonia dentro del altar para las niñas en el Parque Central frente al palacio presidencial. Guatemala 2020
© Frauke Decoodt. Una mujer llega a hacer una ceremonia dentro del altar para las niñas en el Parque Central frente al palacio presidencial. Guatemala 2020

 

Article originally written in Spanish and published in various media on 8th of March.

Translated by / Continue to read on: El Confidencial

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