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 Efraín Ríos Montt came to an abrupt halt on April 18 as a judge ruled all proceedings to date invalid. The witnesses who testified for the...
Guatemalan President Perez Blows up the War on Drugs

Guatemalan President Perez Blows up the War on Drugs

The war on drugs is America’s forgotten war. For over 40 years, it has continued largely unnoticed outside the region and, for the last decade, has been almost completely overshadowed by the war on terror and the related conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. But the...