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Lake Atitlán with the volcanoes San Pedro and Toliman, from "Maya Healers: A Thousand Dreams" (Photo by Fran Antmann)

A Lens on the Healers of Guatemala

A Brooklyn-based photographer who travelled to Guatemala many times profiles Maya healers and bonesetters in a soon-to-be-published photography book.

Professor Irma Peguero at her Washington Heights store. (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

‘Healers’: Divine Agents or Charlatans?

Health, Latino August 10, 2016 at 5:23 pm

The death of a 5-month-old baby after a “cleansing” ritual has prompted calls to regulate the city’s dozens of unlicensed “healers” in Hispanic neighborhoods, El Diario/La Prensa reports.