Feb 08, 2012 17:34 EST
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The secrets from a vault of moldy documents long covered in bat and rat droppings could soon help to put former top Guatemalan officials behind bars, years after the country's brutal civil war ended in 1996.
Nov 22, 2011 20:39 EST
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala on Tuesday identified a student leader and a labor leader who were captured, killed and buried in a mass grave in 1984 during the rule of President Oscar Mejia, who is facing charges of genocide.
Nov 16, 2011 02:07 EST
TZALBAL, Guatemala (Reuters)- A generation ago, high in the Cuchumatanes mountains, a tough military officer known as Major Tito was a commander during a brutal period of Guatemala's civil war.
Oct 13, 2011 18:25 EDT
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Authorities in Guatemala declared former president Oscar Mejia a fugitive on Thursday after ordering his arrest to face charges of genocide during the 36-year civil war in the Central American country.