A judge in Guatemala has determined that there is sufficient evidence to send former Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt to trial for the case of the Las Dos Erres massacre. This is the second trial Ríos Montt will face in… Read More ›
A U.S. resident has been linked to a 1982 attack on the village of Dos Erres in Guatemala that led to the deaths of about 250 children, women and unarmed men. Sebastian Rotella writes in ProPublica as part of an… Read More ›
“In 1982 amid Guatemala’s brutal civil war, 20 army commandos invaded the jungle hamlet of Dos Erres disguised as rebels. The squad members, called Kaibiles, cut their way through the town, killing more than 250 people. Only a handful survived…. Read More ›
This article, by Louisa Reynolds, was featured on the Latinamerica Press website, and provides some good background to the story. Court sentences another soldier who participated in Dos Erres massacre. Maria Ofelia Gómez Hernández will never forget Dec. 6, 1982…. Read More ›
More than 28 years have passed since the massacre of more than 200 men, women, and children in the small farming community of Las Dos Erres, Petén. For 17 years, survivors and family members of victims have struggled to bring… Read More ›
Wrenching Testimony and a Historic Sentence: US Court Convicts Dos Erres Perpetrator for Lying about Role in Massacre.
We were recently notified of this Kate Doyle article on the National Security Archive site. History was made yesterday (September 17, 2010) when a U.S. District Court Judge in Southern Florida, William J. Zloch, sentenced former Guatemalan special forces soldier… Read More ›
As we reported on 7 January the state of Guatemala was found to have so obstructed the progress of the case against those accused of the Dos Erres massacre that it constituted a denial of the right to justice. Following… Read More ›