29 years after the 1982 brutal massacre of hundreds of campesinos, a trial began in Guatemala City against four of the material authors of that atrocity.
On a given day, a Canadian might read the business section of her favourite newspaper or on-line news service, to check the price of gold or nickel and see how her investments are doing.
No "business as usual" with alleged war criminals, including genocide accusations; that respect for human rights must be the main objective of US foreign policy
Lawsuits filed in Ontario on behalf of 11 Mayan Qeqchi women, who were raped, and on behalf of Angelica Choc, for the killing of her husband, are moving forward. An Ontario court is to determine which of two specific and important legal arguments should be heard first.
Once again, Guatemala’s reputation on the world stage has been stained by an abject crime. This time it was Facundo Cabral who fell victim to our long and tragic saga of domestic crime.