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· March, 2013

Stories about Guatemala from March, 2013

Holy Week in Antigua, Guatemala

Alfombras (carpets), processions, and floats –AntiguaDailyPhoto shares a series of photo posts on Holy Week traditions in Antigua, Guatemala.

String of Killings Leaves Five Guatemalan Activists Dead

Although Guatemala is taking a giant step towards justice by prosecuting former dictator Efraín Rios Montt for genocide, problems with violence and impunity continue unresolved. In less than one month,...

Photos: Day One in Trial of Former Guatemalan Dictator

Documentary photographer James Rodriguez shares a photo essay with “images from the first day of the historic trial against former de facto dictator Efraín Ríos Montt and former Intelligence Director...

Former Guatemalan Dictator On Trial

Rios Montt's lawyer and others believe that the trial is a “political lynching” […] It doesn't matter if the guerrilas were going to turn “Guatemala into another Cuba;” the rape, torture,...

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