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MEXICO CITY -- Efrain Rios Montt, the former Guatemalan military dictator who ruled his country during one of the bloodiest phases of its civil war, was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity Friday for the systematic massacre and...
ReutersBy Mike McDonald GUATEMALA CITY, May 10 (Reuters) - The genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt drew to a close on Friday, and a panel of three judges began deliberations on a verdict that could be issued later in the day. Rios...
ReutersKIGALI, May 10 (Reuters) - Rwandan brewer Bralirwa reported a 30 percent rise in net profit for 2012 on Friday, citing rising demand from a growing number of people with middling or higher incomes in the fast-growing nation once devastated by genocide....
MEXICO CITY -- The former dictator of Guatemala, Efrain Rios Montt, on Thursday took the stand for the first time in his genocide trial and said he did not order the slaughter of hundreds of indigenous Maya. Rios Montt’s sometimes contentious...
Tags: Guatemala, Trials, Politics, International Law, Prosecution
The Forrest Gump line, “Run, Forrest, run,” comes to mind when I begin to try to make sense of the madness that occurred in Boston a few weeks ago. Not only does the line apply to the marathon participants seeking a strong finish, it also...
ReutersMay 04 (TheWrap.com) - From the annals of Weird Hollywood comes the unmasking of a leading Hollywood Republican I've never heard of named David Stein. The news is that it turns out he's actually David Cole, a Jewish Holocaust denier (above) who fell off...
ReutersBy Mike McDonald GUATEMALA CITY, May 2 (Reuters) - A Guatemalan judge on Thursday restarted the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt following a two-week suspension due to a fight over who should oversee the case. Judge Yasmin Barrios...
Tags: Witnesses, Guatemala, Trials, International Law, Prosecution
The Forrest Gump line, "Run, Forrest. Run" comes to mind when I begin to try to make sense of the madness that occurred in Boston a few weeks ago. Not only does the line apply to the marathon participants seeking a strong finish, it also applies to...
ReutersBy Mike McDonald GUATEMALA CITY, April 29 (Reuters) - A Guatemalan judge is likely to order the resumption of the genocide trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, sources at the attorney general's office and a human rights lawyer said on Monday. The...
Tags: Witnesses, Guatemala, Trials, Politics, International Law
A certain routine seems to have emerged in our nation since 9-11 in which Muslims constantly seem compelled to make clear they denounce violence, and yet I am often asked why more Muslims do not speak out against terrorism. My answer is "we do." However,...
When two groups supporting rival Los Angeles City Council candidates met on a street in Little Armenia last week, an afternoon of vote canvassing turned into an altercation. Two 17-year-old campaign workers for candidate John Choi claim they were...
On Tuesday evening, I had the chance to speak to a class at Glendale Community College run by the school's police chief, Gary Montecuollo. I have spoken to this class before, which focuses on law enforcement's interactions with the larger community, and...
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