Ex-Guatemalan General Appears In Court On Charges Of Orchestrating Massacres
June 24, 2011 By James Rodriguez
GUATEMALA CITY — Former General Héctor López Fuentes made his first court appearance on June 20, three days after police arrested him on charges of orchestrating genocide against Guatemala’s Ixil Mayan people in 1982 and 1983. Photojournalist James Rodríguez attended the proceedings and shot these photos.
About James Rodriguez
James is an independent photojournalist based in Guatemala who specializes in documenting that country's post-war social movement. Raised in Mexico City, James holds a B.A. in Cultural Geography from the University of California at Los Angeles. His work has appeared in numerous publications, including the Indypendent of New York and Yes! Magazine, and can be viewed at Mi Mundo.