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Ex-Soldiers Sentenced to 6,000 years in Prison for the Massacre of Over 200 Villagers in Guatemala

August 4, 2011

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DRAFTED BY: Ashly Bloxon GUATEMALA.— A Guatemalan court has sentenced four former soldiers to more than 6,000 years each in prison for their role in the massacre of over 200 men, women and children of the village Dos Erres, during the country’s violent civil war. They are the first former soldiers to be convicted for […]

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Drug Cartel Ex-Hitmen Los Zetas Kill Dozens in Guatemala

May 17, 2011

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CASERIO LA BOMBA, Guatemala.– On May 15, 2011 drug cartel gunmen entered the town of Caserio La Bomba in the Peten province near the Mexican border and killed approximately 27 people, decapitating most of the victims. Twenty-five of the victims were male and two female. Local police deemed it one of the most devastating mass murders in over a decade. David […]

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