Justice in Guatemala

  title={Justice in Guatemala},
  author={K. Doyle},
  journal={NACLA Report on the Americas},
  pages={37 - 40}
  • K. Doyle
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • NACLA Report on the Americas
  • IANUARY 26 MARKED A WATERSHED IN GUATEMALAN HIStory That evening, after more than eight hours of arguments from prosecutors and defense lawyers, retired army general Efrain Ríos Montt—the military leader who presided over the most intense and bloody period of state repression in the country's modem history— was formally charged by Judge Carol Patricia Flores with genocide and crimes against humanity Ríos Montt now faces the real possibility of a criminal trial. Inside the courtroom on the 15th… CONTINUE READING
    8 Citations