Crimes against Humanity in Guatemala: How the CIA and the Pentagon Supported the Military Dictatorship

“They seemed more than any other people to love their children” – Bartolomé de las Casas

In Guatemala the trial of Gen. Efraín Ríos Montt and his military intelligence chief, José Mauricio Rodríguez Sánchez, proceeds with testimonies of surviving Mayan victims ; a soldier has given testimony implicating the current President of Guatemala, Otto Pérez Molina, a major at the time, in crimes of the Ixil area under his responsibility. The trial can be followed online at

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via The Cuckoo’s Nest

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