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Guatemala's top prosecutor told to step down
Claudia Paz y Paz has cracked down on crime in the country but this very fact might have prompted her early removal.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 14:48 GMT
How to reduce crime in the world's most violent country
An international commission against impunity could lower sky-high murder rates and thwart graft in Honduras.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2013 13:42 GMT
Guatemalans hail historic genocide verdict
Ex-military ruler convicted of orchestrating massacres of indigenous Ixil people during 1960 to 1996 civil war.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 09:19 GMT
The long arc of justice in Guatemala
Although an eventual conviction of Rios Montt would be cathartic, it still won't solve the troubles plaguing Guatemala.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2013 12:58 GMT
The Rios Montt trial looks at the past, but shapes the future of Guatemala
Can a society as divided as Guatemala's face its past and move forward?
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 17:03 GMT
Guatemala ready for genocide trial
Efrain Rios Montt, the country's former military ruler, faces charges in a landmark case.
Last updated: 18 Mar 2013 15:44 GMT
Guatemala's 'most dangerous' job
As attorney general, Claudia Paz y Paz has overseen a falling murder rate and rising convictions for violent crime.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2013 17:19 GMT
Top Guatemala prosecutor pulls no punches
Claudia Paz y Paz, Guatemala's first female Attorney General, has locked up drug barons and prosecuted war criminals.
Last updated: 31 Jan 2013 14:36 GMT
Guatemala's creep toward military rule and repression
Returning to military government and repressing opposition will only further deepen Guatemala’s problems, writes Hafetz.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2012 06:25 GMT
Guatemala: Reconciliation or retrenchment?
Upholding human rights in Guatemala should be the US' first priority to avoid its past mistakes.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 18:31 GMT
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