Elke Borghs lived in Puerto Barrios near Santo Tomas, Guatemala for a year in 1997-1998. As a local contact person and interpreter she guided the directors of the documentary Tu ne verras pas Verapaz around. She wrote a master thesis in anthropology and a dissertation in investigative journalism about it. This freelance journalist combines anthropology and investigative journalism. She has published in MO* Magazine and People Planet Profit Magazine.