From "Granito: Every Memory Matters" (GMEM), a project inspired by the creation of the film "Granito de Arena," here are the latest in a series of video updates from the Rios Montt genocide trial in Guatemala.
This video, according to Granito director and online media project co-creator Pamela Yates, "captures that extraordinary moment when Judge Barrios ruled to continue the trial."
Above, in English; below, in Spanish.
More coverage of the trial in Boing Boing's Guatemala news archives.
Two sisters who were trying to escape violence and poverty in Guatemala for a better life “became so desperately lost trekking across the Texas desert that when they saw a U.S. Customs and Border Protection truck, they waved for help,” reports the Los Angeles Times. An officer in that truck later confined them by force, and […]
An unprotected Kingo Solar database with the personal data and photos for thousands of off-the-grid electricity customers was accessible for months, reports Zack Whittaker at ZDnet. “Thousands of remote villagers in Guatemala and South Africa are living off the grid, but their personal information isn’t,” he writes.
The former Army general has resigned to face charges that he led a massive customs fraud racket. He is prohibited from leaving the country, Attorney General Thelma Aldana told reporters.
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