Santiago Bastos He has a degree in Contemporary History from the Autonomous University of Madrid and a doctorate in Social Anthropology from the ciesas. He was a researcher for flaccid-Guatemala from 1988 to 2008. He is a research professor at ciesas Southeast, while in Guatemala he is part of the Communication and Analysis Team El Colibrí Zurdo. His research is now focused on the effects that the dynamics of globalization are having on indigenous communities in Guatemala and Mexico. His latest publications include the compilation The recreated ethnicity. Difference, inequality and mobility in global Latin America (2019) and the monograph Mezcala, coca community. Community rearticulation and ethnic recreation in the face of dispossession. (2021), both published by CIESAS. Orcid: