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Guatemala Civil War

Guatemala Identifying Civil War Victims In New Way

AP | AMY TAXIN | Posted 09.23.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Aracely Garrido returned to her native Guatemala last month to bury one of 13 family members who disappeared during the country's...

Former Guatemalan Dictator Convicted Of Genocide

AP | SONIA PEREZ DIAZ | Posted 07.10.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — A Guatemalan court convicted former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity on Friday, se...

Guatemala's Former Dictator Set For Massacres Trial

AP | SONIA PEREZ-DIAZ | Posted 05.18.2013 | World

GUATEMALA CITY — There is no smoking gun in the case files, no direct order from Guatemala's then military dictator to carry out the slaughter o...

Guatemala: Amnesties for Genocide Charges Are Illegal

Mariana Rodriguez Pareja | Posted 03.05.2013 | World
Mariana Rodriguez Pareja

Between 1960 and 1996, Guatemala was shattered by an internal armed conflict that resulted in the death of 200,000 people and victimizing an entire nation.

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...

Guatemalan Soldiers Sentenced To More Than 6,000 Years For 1982 Massacre

Posted 10.04.2011 | World

(Reuters) - Guatemala on Tuesday sentenced four soldiers to 6,060 years of prison each, in the first conviction for a massacre during the country'...

Guatemala Civil War Orphans Illegally Sold: Government

The Latin Americanist | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Another dimension has been added to the troublesome aspect of adoptions in Guatemala when the government revealed yesterday that civil war orphans had...