Latin America News Flash

Guilty in Guatemala

Efraín Ríos Montt found guilty of genocide against Maya Ixil. This mural depicts a rural massacre.

Mural depicting massacre of Maya Ixil.

A round up of the week’s best LATAM journalism & commentary
5.12.2013 – 5.19.2013 Continue reading →


Guilty in Guatemala
A historic verdict in Guatemala: Genocidal general (The Economist)
Former Leader of Guatemala Is Guilty of Genocide Against Mayan Group (NYT)
Extractos del veredicto contra Efraín Ríos Montt (Prensa Libre, Guatemala)
Otto Pérez ve situación delicada por fallo por genocidio (La Prensa Libre, Guatemala)
La condena por genocidio a Ríos Montt reabre la división en Guatemala (El Pais)
La deuda de justicia de América Latina (El Pais)

Con los terroristas

Con los terroristas

and elsewhere

From Jungle, Brazil Aims to Extend Its Reach (NYT)
Venezuelan president, accused of electoral fraud at home, finds backing abroad (WaPo)
Police testing in Mexico inspires little confidence (LAT)
USAID develops a bad reputation among some foreign leaders (LAT)
Brazilian will be the first Latin American to head the WTO (Miami Herald)
Fake nuns in Colombia hid coke under hats (Miami Herald)
The PRI’s long tail (The Economist)
Opposition Challenges Results In Over Five Thousand Ballot Boxes (The Devil’s Excrement)
More goons, please (Caracas Chronicles)

…and in Spanish

A la caza del dólar Messi (El Pais)
El movimiento “sigue vivo”: #YoSoy132 (La Jornada, Mexico)
Latinoamérica: democracia en retroceso (Semana, Colombia)
Venezuela atraviesa un “desabastecimiento agudo” de alimentos (La Nacion, Argentina)
Pastrana: “Sospecho que a Maduro el fraude no lo dejará gobernar” (El Universal, Venezuela)
Todos somos terroristas (El Universal, Venezuela)

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2 Responses to Latin America News Flash

  1. rubenbotello says:

    Reblogged this on Americas and Caribbean Islands Union (ACIU) and commented:
    Justice Will Be Done. Todo Se Paga.

  2. Pingback: Justice in Guatemala: Dealing With Dictators | No Se Mancha

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