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GuateSec: Impunity, or justice for crimes of the past?

Update: As of January 15, the Guatemalan government has reportedly repealed Executive Order 370-2012, following talks with human rights institutions. The Defense Ministry in turn ordered the classification of information relating to Military structure and equipment during the Ríos Montt regime in … 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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