Guatemala: Reactions to Arrest Warrant for Ex-Dictator

Patrick has a good roundup of reaction to Spanish judge Santiago Pedraz's warrant for the arrest of Rios Montt based on charges of genocide while Montt was dictator of the country. Rob Mercatante points out that the news is “receiving very little attention from the media outside of Guatemala.” Otto Boye and Arturo Durán celebrate contemporary Latin America's lack of dictators (Es) and describe Montt as “responsible for the most recent holocaust; that directed against the Mayan population.”

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