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Rios Montt, Author of Guatemalan Genocide Faces More Charges

Efrain Rios Montt, Guatemala Ex-Dictator, Gets Second Genocide Charge By ROMINA RUIZ-GOIRIENA 05/21/12 09:48 PM ET GUATEMALA CITY — A judge lodged a second genocide charge against a former Guatemalan dictator on Monday accusing him in the massacre of more than … Continue reading

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Memories of Genocide: Guatemala

I have an uneasy fascination with the era of Guatemalan genocide.  I was there toward the end of this period (Guatemalan Civil War) in the 1990s.  I visited Santiago Atitlán in 1990 a week after the massacre of 13 indigenous … Continue reading

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