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GuateSec: This is what Mano Dura looks like

Guatemala is approaching six months of Otto Pérez Molina’s Patriot Party government, and while it is too early–and Guatemalan politics too volatile–to definitively signal the administration’s long-term impacts on issues related to security and justice, a review of this eventful … Continue reading

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Posdata: Truth as transgression

Extract from the Guatemalan “Military Diary,” a military intelligence register of detained individuals, most of whom were disappeared.  The code “-300-” is interpreted to mean that the individual depicted was executed. P.D. The most disturbing scene recounted in Bolaño’s Estrella distante … Continue reading

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