“Bones are good witnesses, although they speak softly, they never lie and never forget.”

– Dr. Clyde Snow


Who We Are

The Forensic Anthropology Foundation of Guatemala or FAFG applies forensic sciences to investigate, search, exhume, and identify the victims of Guatemala’s Internal Armed Conflict.


Our Work

With our five technical departments – Victim Investigation and Documentation, Forensic Archaeology, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Genetics, and Confirmation of Human Identification – we incorporate a multidisciplinary system to assist families in the search for truth, justice, and recovery of the remains’ of their loved ones.

We have identified more than 3,500 victims of the Internal Armed Conflict in Guatemala.

Our Impact

Identified Persons

Family DNA Samples

Recovered Victims

Life Histories

Since 1997, we assist families in the search of their Disappeared loved ones.

About Us

+502 2232 4843

+502 5909 1103


Contact Us

 1a. Calle 1-53, Zona 2,
Ciudad de Guatemala

Monday to Thursday 8:00 to 16:00 Friday from 8:00 to 13:00

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