Justice for the Genocide in Guatemala
Open Letter to President Obama. CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AND RIGHTS ACTION URGE U.S. TO APOLOGIZE FOR INVOLVEMENT IN 1954 GUATEMALAN COUP AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS
A New York Times article, where the government of Guatemala has publicly apologized to the family of former president Jacobo Arbenz for the 1954 U.S.-backed military coup that ousted him and his government.
Here you will find an update from NISGUA: Arrest Warrants Issued for Military High Command and an article by Grahame Russell: "Today the cup of justice in Guatemala is 1% full: Retired general arrested on charges of genocide & forced disappearances"
On September 11, 2011 the general elections in Guatemala, which determine mayors, congress members and the president, played out as most recent elections have, with normal violence, denouncements of widespread fraud, and destruction of ballots; the culmination of a political campaign in which at least 35 were killed.
Elections on Sunday, the disaster day of September 11th, promise to bring into office a General, one of the old boys, from the horror days of the war and genocide.