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Two young, nationalistic Guatemalan Army officers, Marco Yon Sosa and Luis Turcios Lima, had led a rebellion against the Ydigoras Fuentes' presidency in late 1960, primarily because of Fuentes' allowing Guatemala to be used as a training base for the ...
It was an abandoned semisubmersible without cargo, crew, or propulsion engines, and it was partially sunk 42 kilometers off the coast between Sipacate and the Nahualete River, according to a press release from the Guatemalan Army. The 5-ton capacity ...
Morales was born in 1962, served in the Guatemalan Army for eight years and migrated north in 1988, court records show. After unlawfully crossing into the United States, the records show, he made his way to Maryland.
Morales, in his plea agreement, admitted he joined the Guatemalan Army that year and became a member of a special forces unit called the Kaibiles.
The Guatemalan Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Naval Construction Battalion (known as the Seabees), participated in the Water well drilling Course.
Following a report that appeared at Mongabay.com, officers from the Public prosecutor's Office of Guatemala, with help from the army, destroyed a landing strip that was found in the core zone of the Laguna del Tigre National Park and some 25 meters ...
However, the Guatemalan Army has not been indifferent to the situation. By restoring more than half of the country's 16,456 kilometers of road network, including rural dirt roads and paved asphalt roads, it has placed itself at the forefront of the ...
A former mayoral candidate turned criminal leader in Guatemala has escaped from one of the country's detention centers, further illustrating how corrupt institutions undermine the pursuit of justice and rule of law.
1992 - Judith Ward tasted freedom for the first time in 18 years when she was released on bail by Britain's Appeal Court after being told her conviction in 1974 for the Irish Republican Army bombing of a coach on an English motorway was to be quashed.
The main one lays out, with traditional means, the horrific circumstances of a 1982 atrocity perpetrated by Guatemalan Army commandos against the residents of a small Guatemalan village. Taking its name from the location of the raid, the so-called Dos ...
The main one lays out, with traditional means, the horrific circumstances of a 1982 atrocity perpetrated by Guatemalan Army commandos against the residents of a small Guatemalan village. Taking its name from the location of the raid, the so-called Dos ...
The Oscar of the title is a young boy who may have survived a 1982 incident in which the Guatemalan Army murdered nearly the entire population of the village of dos Erres.
Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes, who is currently serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United States for immigration fraud, was a second lieutenant in the Guatemalan Army during the massacre. Sosa Orantes is accused of slaughtering villagers in ...
The main one lays out, with traditional means, the horrific circumstances of a 1982 atrocity perpetrated by Guatemalan Army commandos against the residents of a small Guatemalan village. Taking its name from the location of the raid, the so-called Dos ...
Acting on a rumor that the village of dos Erres was housing rifles for leftist guerrillas, a unit of the Guatemalan Army massacred all but two of the more than 250 residents in December 1982, throwing the bodies into the town well - usually, but not ...
According to the Canadian federal government, Guatemalan Army Lieutenant Jorge Vinicio Sosa Orantes concealed his brutal role in the massacre when he obtained Canadian citizenship in 1992.
A forensic anthropologist works to exhume the body of a peasant killed by the Guatemalan Army in 1982 during the country's civil war.
Last month, the Guatemalan Army detained women on Waves, a Dutch ship trying to provide safe and legal abortions in international waters.
After Nicaragua, Phares spent time in Guatemala, where a bloody civil war was underway. In the mid-1960s, the U.S. became involved in a counterinsurgency campaign with the Guatemalan Army to quash a small band of leftist rebels. Over the course of more ...
When they docked, they received about 300 calls from Guatemalan women. But the Guatemalan Army would not allow women to board the ship.
When they docked, they received about 300 calls from Guatemalan women. But the Guatemalan Army would not allow women to board the ship.
Last month, the Guatemalan Army detained women on Waves, a Dutch ship trying to provide safe and legal abortions in international waters.
After Nicaragua, Phares spent time in Guatemala, where a bloody civil war was underway. In the mid-1960s, the U.S. became involved in a counterinsurgency campaign with the Guatemalan Army to quash a small band of leftist rebels. Over the course of more ...
When they docked, they received about 300 calls from Guatemalan women. But the Guatemalan Army would not allow women to board the ship.
When they docked, they received about 300 calls from Guatemalan women. But the Guatemalan Army would not allow women to board the ship.
Piro Garcia - whose formal name is Armando Garcia Mendez - came to the United States in 1994, fleeing enlistment in the Guatemalan Army during that country's civil war. After being captured by Border Patrol, he was deported - yet came back that very ...
The often poetic cinematography lingers over faces etched with grief; in mourning for those initially ebbed out of their homes - by large corporates that crave land for lucrative mining contracts - who ultimately get killed in struggles with the ...
Guatemala City -- Five former Guatemalan Army officers will face trial charged with the disappearance of a 14-year-old boy and the rape of his sister during the country's civil war.
The group made international headlines when the ship was detained by the Guatemalan Army at a harbor in Guatemala on Feb. 22, according to reports from the BBC.
Guatemala City (AP) - Five former Guatemalan Army officers will face trial charged with the disappearance of a 14-year-old boy and the rape of his sister during the country's civil war.
Yeah, well, if I were raped and tortured by the Guatemalan Army, which then abducted my 14-year-old brother, I'm not sure I'd lodge a complaint.
Five former Guatemalan Army officers will face trial charged with the disappearance of a 14-year-old boy and the rape of his sister during the country's civil war.
Guatemala City, Guatemala - The army of Guatemala has expelled the crew of a Dutch boat that had docked on its shores in an effort to transport abortion-minded mothers out to sea, where it would provide drugs to end their child's life.
Six months after Cutler arrived in Guatemala, he began his intentional exposure experiments within the Guatemalan Army. He also thought he would try a way to get around the trickiness of infecting the men: prostitutes.
The Guatemalan Army is blocking access to a Dutch abortion service boat. More here. 5. Philippine senator, Leila de Lima, who branded President Duterte a "serial killer" has been arrested on drug trafficking charges.
A Dutch boat that offers abortion pills to women in countries where the procedure is illegal was taken into custody by army officials in Guatemala on Thursday after it tried to pick up people seeking the services.
The Gregory Nava-directed film follows two teenage siblings, Rosa and Enrique, who manage to escape a brutal massacre by the Guatemalan Army against a group of Mayan Indians who were working to improve conditions in their village. Rosa and Enrique ...
However, on January 31, 1982 - two weeks before Miller's death, a new student by the name of Epifanio Camposeco was kidnapped by four men and illegally recruited into the Guatemalan Army as he strolled through the marketplace of Huehuetenango.
In the 1980s, the Guatemalan Army snuck into Mexico to kidnap and murder Indigenous refugees who fled genocide, an action decried by the UN at the time.
HYATTSVILLE, Md. - A former member of the Guatemalan Army, whom witnesses say participated in a massacre there more than three decades ago that claimed over 200 lives, was arrested today by U.S.
... was beheaded by an army death squad for giving food to the Guerrilla Army of the Poor. The Catholic Church has now named Father Stanley Rother from Oklahoma, who was killed by a Guatemalan Army death squad in Santiago Atitlan in 1981, as a martyr ...
... squad for giving food to the Guerrilla army of the Poor. The Catholic Church has now named Father Stanley Rother from Oklahoma, who was killed by a Guatemalan Army death squad in Santiago Atitlan in 1981, as a martyr and candidate for sainthood.
Montevideo, Jan. 11 - A municipal program in the Uruguayan capital is inviting Non-Governmental Organizations to join a project to help men who have abused their partners to change their behavior, Gender Equality Office director Patricia Gonzalez told ...
Montevideo, Jan. 11 - A municipal program in the Uruguayan capital is inviting Non-Governmental Organizations to join a project to help men who have abused their partners to change their behavior, Gender Equality Office director Patricia Gonzalez told ...
Jose Ortiz Morales, 54, a former member of an elite Guatemalan Army unit known as the Kaibiles, was arrested by Homeland Security Investigations for allegedly participating in a 1982 massacre that killed at least 162 persons, most of them children.
Mexico City, Jan. 10 - Investigators have not determined why a U.S. citizen, who was arrested and later deported, shot the U.S. vice consul in Guadalajara, the capital of the western Mexican state of Jalisco, last week, Mexico's Foreign Relations ...
Months after his massive retaliation speech, John F. Dulles lobbied Eisenhower on behalf of United Fruit Company to instigate a military coup by the Guatemalan Army through his brother's CIA against the Guatemalan government under the pretext that the ...
HYATTSVILLE, Md., Jan. 6, 2017 - A former member of the Guatemalan Army, whom witnesses say participated in a massacre there more than three decades ago that claimed over 200 lives, was arrested today by U.S.
Ortiz Morales is a former member of an elite Guatemalan Army unit known as the Kaibiles and is wanted in Guatemala on criminal charges for murder, war crimes, and crimes against humanity for his role in the dos Erres massacre in which approximately 300 ...
HYATTSVILLE, Md. - A former member of the Guatemalan Army, whom witnesses say participated in a massacre there more than three decades ago that claimed over 200 lives, was arrested today by U.S.


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