Guatemala indicts fourth former top military official for Maya genocide

World Nov 30, 2019

Guatemala indicts fourth former top military official for Maya genocide

Guatemala's human rights prosecutor on Friday indicted another former top military official for genocide and crimes against humanity committed during the bloodiest phase of the Central American country's 36-year civil war. A military operations chief under deceased Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt, Luis Enrique Mendoza ...

World Jul 27, 2019

Young Central Americans seeking asylum in U.S. easy prey for MS13 gang

Young Central American asylum-seekers fleeing violence and poverty in their home countries are increasingly falling prey to the notorious MS13 gang in the United States, authorities say. The youngsters, most of them from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are proving to be easy targets for ...