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Expert Testimony from Rios Montt Genocide Trial

Expert testimony from Marlon Garcia (in Spanish only), who traveled to Nova Scotia in 2007 with his exhibit: Panzos 25 Years Later. Since he worked as forensic anthropologist and photographer with the Forensic Anthropologist Foundation of Guatemala (FAFG), he was asked to give his testimony during the genocide trial in March 2013 against Efrain Rios [...]

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Eliza MacLaughlin, BTS Accompanier Report Back – September 2014

Rabinal, Guatemala September 29th, 2014 By Eliza MacLaughlin.  Eliza is BTS Accompanier with the ACOGUATE International Accompaniment Project. Eliza has been accompanying in Rabinal since she began her work with the project in May 2014. Eliza is originally from Prince Edward Island. Well hello to everyone again. A month and a half has passed since [...]

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90 Year Sentence for Spanish Embassy Massacre

Guatemala City January 20, 2015 By Jackie McVicar Almost thirty-five years after the burning of the Spanish Embassy in Guatemala City, former head of the Comando Six unit the now defunct Guatemalan National Police, Pedro Garcia Arredondo, was declared guilty yesterday of murder, attempted murder and crimes against humanity for ordering the fire that was [...]

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Rios Montt Genocide Re-trial Begins

Guatemala City, January 5, 2015 by Jackie McVicar The retrial of former military president Efrain Rios Montt and former head of military intelligence, Mauricio Rodriguez Sanchez, for genocide and war crimes opened this morning briefly before being suspended. The case file hadn’t been sent to the 3 judges who would oversee the case and the [...]

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EL GENOCIDIO ES UN DELITO QUE NO TIENE AMNISTÍA

EL GENOCIDIO ES UN DELITO QUE NO TIENE AMNISTÍA La Sala de la Corte de Apelaciones del Ramo Penal de Procesos de Mayor Riesgo y de Extinción de Dominio deberá conocer la resolución de la Corte de Constitucionalidad respecto a la aplicación del decreto 8-86 al acusado de genocidio José Efraín Ríos Montt. Este asunto [...]

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