Efraín Ríos Montt Convicted of Genocide

In an unprecedented case, not only for Latin America, but for the international community, Ex- Guatemalan dictator Efraín Ríos Montt was found guilty of genocide by a national tribunal yesterday, Friday, May 11th.

For more information on the trial and the deep scar the ex-dictator left on Guatemala and especially on the Mayan communities, see the links below:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/world/americas/gen-efrain-rios-montt-of-guatemala-guilty-of-genocide.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-nytimes

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/11/efrain-rios-montt-guilty-verdict-convicted-genocide_n_3259329.html

http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/science/jan-june13/guatemala_05-08.html

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