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Guatemalan sentenced to over 6,000 years in prison


March 14th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 14 (IANS/EFE) A veteran of an army unit was sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for his part in the 1982 massacre of 201 peasants in northern ... Read more...

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Man sentenced to 6,060 years in prison


March 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A 54-year-old former Guatemala soldier has been sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for the massacre of 201 people 30 years ago.Pedro Pimentel Rios was extradited ... Read more...

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Eight die in Guatemala helicopter crash


February 29th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 29 (IANS/EFE) Eight people were killed Tuesday when an army helicopter crashed in the jungles of northern Guatemala while on a humanitarian mission, the military said.The chopper, ... Read more...

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27 massacred in Guatemala


May 16th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 16 (IANS) Twenty seven people were killed over the weekend in drug-plagued northern Guatemala, Xinhua quoted police as saying.The mass killing, in which most of the 25 ... Read more...

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Judge shot dead in Guatemala


February 16th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) A civil court judge was shot dead by unidentified assailants in northern Guatemala, officials said.Judge Eddy Caceres Rodriguez was Tuesday shot at least four times, including twice ... Read more...

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73 killed in Guatemala tropical storm


May 31st, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 31 (IANS) At least 73 people were killed after a tropical storm hit the Pacific coast of Guatemala, Officials said. The toll caused by the storm has risen to 73, ... Read more...

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Hundreds evacuated after mudslide in Guatemala


January 9th, 2009 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Jan 9 (IANS) Some 1,300 families have been evacuated from their homes in northern Guatemala following Sunday's mudslide in which 38 people were killed and 30 still missing, EFE news ... Read more...

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Landslide kills at least 22 in Guatemala


January 5th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 5 (Xinhua) At least 22 people were killed and 10 others were missing in a massive landslide in northern Guatemala, emergency officials said.The landslide occurred in Alta Verapaz district, ... Read more...

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