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MEXICO CITY — The Guatemalan high court's decision to annul the genocide conviction of former military dictator Efrain Rios Montt on Tuesday revived questions about his responsibility for the slaughter of some 1,700 ethnic Maya people. The...
ReutersGUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's highest court on Monday overturned a genocide conviction against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt and reset his trial back to when a dispute broke out a month ago over who should hear the case. Rios Montt, 86,...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Massacres, Justice System, Politics, U.S. Congress
South Bend TribuneMISHAWAKA — Ron Gill has laid a fun burden on his students: Make a game based on their social studies. So he comes to see where two girls’ minds are going as they pull a game out of Australia where, in the film “Rabbit-Proof Fence,&...
RAPID CITY, S.D. - In a historic move, representatives from several Native American tribes united and walked out on a meeting with U.S. State Department officials Thursday, in regards to talks over the Keystone XL Pipeline. Supporters of the project say...
Alison Wright got her first camera at age 10, a Kodak Instamatic. Then she learned there was such a thing as a photojournalist, a person who traveled the world taking pictures. So that was that. She had a career – a career that would eventually...
ReutersBy Mike McDonald GUATEMALA CITY, May 13 (Reuters) - A Guatemalan court ordered the government on Monday to apologize for atrocities committed against indigenous people in the country's civil war after former dictator Efrain Rios Montt was convicted of...
Tags: Hate Crimes, Massacres, Politics, Justice System, U.S. Congress
Chicago jazz musician Miguel de la Cerna likes to refer to himself as "your basic piano player, commercial musician," but that modest self-assessment greatly understates the case. De la Cerna proved the point dramatically last year, when he partnered...
ReutersBy Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, May 8 (Reuters) - The Brazilian government sought to appease the country's powerful farm lobby on Wednesday by broadening the decision-making process used to designate land for Indian reservations, following controversial...
Tags: Lobbying, Brazil, Politics, U.S. Congress, Interior Policy
ReutersBy Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, May 7 (Reuters) - The Arctic ecosystem, already under pressure from record ice melts, faces another potential threat in the form of rapid acidification of the ocean, according to an international study...
A year ago, a photograph of two child slaves in Nepal carrying stone blocks on their backs had troubled an 8-year-old girl, Vivienne Harr. The California girl thought about those boys, two brothers enslaved in the Himalayas, who were her own age....
Tags: India, Nepal, Ghana, Politics, Interior Policy
Reuters* Leaders of third-biggest party berate Israelis at rally * World Jewish Congress to open on Sunday in Budapest * WJC spokesman says rally is worrying sign of anti-Semitism By Tom Heneghan and Gergely Szakacs BUDAPEST, May 4 (Reuters) - Leaders of a...
Tags: Sales, Viktor Orban, Business, Budapest (Hungary), Hungary
There's a big, raw-boned appeal to "Kon-Tiki," the Norwegian film based on its native son explorer Thor Heyerdahl and the 100-plus days he and a crew of six spent on a balsa wood raft crossing the Pacific to prove a point. Carried by currents from Peru to...
Tags: Norway, Kon-Tiki (movie), Politics, Interior Policy
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