Rick Kearns
11/12/13
Last week it was announced that former Guatemalan President Efrain Rios Montt would not be tried until January of 2015, pushing up the date from April of 2014, while families of th...
Rick Kearns
10/31/13
The prosecution of a former dictator convicted of genocide and war crimes against indigenous Guatemalans could be set aside due to a recent court ruling...
Rick Kearns
5/24/13
The U.S. support for the genocidal regime of former Guatemalan dictator Jose Efrain Rios Montt could still be part of the information presented in a new trial...
Peter d'Errico

There's an old saying, "Ignorance of the law is no excuse." It means the law applies whether or not you know the law exists. It's based on the idea that you have an obligation to know the law, and assumes that the law makes itself known....

5/16/13
Rick Kearns
5/13/13
On Friday, May 10 th , former Dictator and General Jose Efrain Rios Montt was found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity for his role in the murder, rape and displacement...
Rick Kearns
2/7/13
On January 28, a Guatemalan judge announced that General and former President Jose Efrain Rios Montt along with his chief of intelligence Jose Rodriguez Sanchez could be tried for ...