In Guatemala, A Mass Grave for the Truth

In Guatemala, A Mass Grave for the Truth

In a week of remarkable events and reversals in Guatemala, the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt came to an abrupt halt on April 18.

Film: The Echo of Pain of the Many

The Echo of Pain of the Many depicts Those mothers, daughters, sisters … the families of the ‘disappeared,’ whose courage and commitment to justice for their loved ones is deeply moving. Following the film After the film will be a panel featuring the film director, Ana Lucia Cuevas.

The Baby Trade

Here’s a solution to climate change: countries with the smallest carbon footprints should adopt U.S. babies.

Not-So-Magical Realism

The printed word, as historians and archivists and lawyers will tell you, can be very powerful indeed.

United Nations v. United States

In the longstanding battle between U.S. domination and UN independence, it’s 2 ½ points for U.S. domination versus just 1½ for UN independence.