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Former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt to face second genocide trial

GUATEMALA CITY: A judge this week ordered former Guatemalan dictator Efrian Rios Montt to stand for a second trial on genocide charges, this time for the deaths of some 200 people in the 1982 Dos Erres Massacre, human rights authorities said on Friday. The 90-year-old Montt is facing another trial for genocide in a separateā€¦ Read More »

Guatemalan judge charges former president in bribery case

GUATEMALA CITY: A Guatemalan judge on Wednesday charged former President Otto Perez with money laundering and bribery in a massive corruption case in which 52 others were also accused, including former ministers, business people and lawyers. Perez and former Vice President Roxana Baldetti are accused of receiving hundreds of bribes for public contracts during theirā€¦ Read More »