Saul Elbein


Saul Elbein is a freelance journalist from Austin, Texas. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Texas Observer, and on This American Life.
Articles by Saul Elbein
The view from Lelu Island toward Kitson Island and the Pacific Ocean in July 2017.
The view from Lelu Island toward Kitson Island and the Pacific Ocean in July 2017.

Fantasy Island

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GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA:  Members of the antidrug squad of Guatemala's Civil National Police, transport at the Air Force base in Guatemala City around a ton of cocaine, seized in Peten, a department on the border with Mexico, 25 January 2004.       AFP PHOTO/Orlando SIERRA  (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)
GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA: Members of the antidrug squad of Guatemala's Civil National Police, transport at the Air Force base in Guatemala City around a ton of cocaine, seized in Peten, a department on the border with Mexico, 25 January 2004. AFP PHOTO/Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)
A relative of a victim of Guatemala�s civil war (1960-1996) takes part in a march in Guatemala City on February 25, 2009 on the 10th anniversary of the publication of the Truth Commission's report that signaled that more than 200,000 people died or disappeared during the country's 36-year civil war and held Guatemala�s Army risponsible of 93 percent of the crimes. Guatemala�s President Alvaro Colom informed today that the Army handed over to justice the counterinsurgency plan's files between 1978 and 1983, as the human rights organizations demanded. AFP PHOTO/Eitan Abramovich (Photo credit should read EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)
A relative of a victim of Guatemala�s civil war (1960-1996) takes part in a march in Guatemala City on February 25, 2009 on the 10th anniversary of the publication of the Truth Commission's report that signaled that more than 200,000 people died or disappeared during the country's 36-year civil war and held Guatemala�s Army risponsible of 93 percent of the crimes. Guatemala�s President Alvaro Colom informed today that the Army handed over to justice the counterinsurgency plan's files between 1978 and 1983, as the human rights organizations demanded. AFP PHOTO/Eitan Abramovich (Photo credit should read EITAN ABRAMOVICH/AFP/Getty Images)
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