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Guatemala Genocide

Why It's in Turkey's Interest to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide

David Tolbert | Posted 06.24.2015 | World
David Tolbert

Denial is the final fortress of those who commit genocide and other atrocities. It not only damages the victims and their communities, but also promises a future based on lies, sowing the seeds of more conflict and repression.

8 Bodies Found In Secret Grave In Guatemala

AP | Posted 05.02.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- Forensic experts say they have discovered eight bodies in a clandestine grave in western Guatemala that dates back to 1982, when for...

Survivors Recount Guatemalan Genocide

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2013 | World

By Mike McDonald MEXICO CITY, March 20 (Reuters) - Survivors of Guatemala's bloody civil war relived the massacre of relatives as they...

Our Debt to Guatemalans: A Chance for Atonement

Marjorie Faulstich Orellana | Posted 04.01.2013 | World
Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

Some grasp of this history can give us new ways of thinking about the need for immigration reform. Could we see immigration reform as some small measure of atonement for our complicity in the horrors of the Central American past?

Guatemala Genocide Ruling a Triumph for Survivors

Paul Seils | Posted 04.02.2012 | World
Paul Seils

It is an impossible to compare the tragedies inflicted on the populations of Latin America in the name of so-called national security doctrines, but Guatemala's war took more civilian lives than any other in Latin America, almost all at the hands of the army and their proxies.

Latin American Court Charges Former President With Genocide For First Time Ever

AP | By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA | Posted 01.27.2012 | World

GUATEMALA CITY -- The defense lawyer for former dictator Efrain Rios Montt said Friday that a judge violated due process when she issued unprecedented...