Tag: <span>Guatemala Civil War</span>

Guatemala, El Salvador Move Against Former Troops for Civil War Abuses

Guatemalan authorities detained 18 former military officials over alleged human rights violations carried out during the country’s 36-year civil war, the same day that officials in El Salvador announced that […] Read More >

Guatemalan Paramilitaries Sentenced To 7,710 Years For Massacre

Today in Latin America Top Story — Five former Guatemalan paramilitaries were sentenced Tuesday to a total of 7,710 years in jail each for their participation in the 1982 massacre of […] Read More >

Guatemala: Former President Mejía Declared Fugitive For Genocide

Today in Latin America Top Story — Former Guatemalan President Óscar Mejía was declared a fugitive on Thursday by authorities who ordered his arrest to face charges of genocide during […] Read More >