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Indigenous survivors pursue justice at genocide trial in Guatemala

Al Jazeera 05 Apr 2024
Guatemala City, Guatemala – Jesus Tecu remembers wrapping his little brother in his arms in an attempt to protect the two-year-old from the horrors unfolding around them.Keep reading.
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Guatemalans celebrate return of ‘Democratic Spring’ as potential violence threatens transition

The Real News Network 28 Aug 2023
“No one can prevent the will of the people of Guatemala.” ... Ana López, a Mam lawyer, traveled more than 18 hours from Guatemala City to her hometown in Santa María Tzejá, Ixcán to cast her ballot.
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Retired Guatemalan colonel sentenced to 20 years for civil war massacre

Reuters 25 Aug 2023
Eight other former members of the Central American country's military and civil defense were acquitted, said Judge Walter Mazariegos as he handed out the sentence at a Guatemala City court.
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Guatemala Elections

Beaumont Enterprise 04 Jul 2023
... party lawyers, in Guatemala City, Tuesday, July 4, 2023.
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Guatemala presidential election takes unexpected turn with centrist in second

The Observer 26 Jun 2023
Guatemala’s presidential election has thrown up a ... Guatemala readies for election amid concerns of manipulation ... Ana Raquel Aquino, a human rights lawyer from Guatemala City, was among those celebrating.
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Guatemalans are fed up with corruption ahead of an election that may draw many protest votes

Beaumont Enterprise 23 Jun 2023
Rolando Quiroa, 62, a lawyer in downtown Guatemala City, said he had no hope for positive change in Guatemala because he sees the leading candidates as just a continuation of failed politics.
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Guatemala orders arrest of lawyers for imprisoned journalist

Wtop 21 Apr 2023
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A Guatemalan judge on Thursday ordered the arrest of three lawyers defending jailed journalist José Rubén Zamora. The announcement by prosecutors was the latest in a case that has drawn concerns about press freedom in Guatemala.
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At 16, he escaped a fringe Jewish sect accused of child abuse. Will he see ...

The Los Angeles Times 31 Jan 2023
Members of the sect at the building they called home in Guatemala City in 2014 ... A Lev Tahor adherent prays in Guatemala City ... Members of Lev Tahor with a moving truck in Guatemala City ... In Guatemala City, Lev Tahor members lived in two office buildings.
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Guatemala pursues journalist's lawyers

San Francisco Chronicle 19 Jan 2023
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities arrested a lawyer representing the jailed director of an investigative newspaper Thursday and pursued a second lawyer for alleged obstruction of justice.
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Lawyer for jailed Guatemalan news director is arrested

The Lawton Constitution 19 Jan 2023
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan authorities arrested a lawyer representing the jailed director of an investigative newspaper Thursday and pursued a second lawyer for alleged obstruction of justice.
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Ex-Panama president’s sons get 3 years prison in Odebrecht bribery case

Metro USA 20 May 2022
James McGovern, a lawyer for Luis Martinelli, told reporters after the hearing he expected the men to receive credit for the nearly two years they were ... on money laundering charges, in Guatemala City.
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