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The CIA in Guatemala

In June 1954, Guatemalan president Jacobo Arbenz Guzm├ín was overthrown in a coup that was orchestrated by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and carried out by the Guatemalan exile Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas. Arbenz was targeted in large part because of his land reform policies that affected U.S. companies, namely the United Fruit Company. There […]

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