Friday, 30 May 2008

News Headlines

Blogger Mexicoreporter comments on the disparity between Latin American countries international promotion of human rights and their actual behaviour at home:

Latin America promotes but doesn't respect human rights

Kate Doyle reports on the trial of senior officials on charges of human rights abuses in Guatemala:

Guatemala's Genocide: Survivors Speak Out (NACLA)

Also in Guatemala, five former paramilitaries have been sentenced to 780 years in prison for the murder of 26 Mayan villagers in 1982:

Guatemala jails 5 for massacre (BBC)

And Fred Rosen considers the reporting of NACLA on impunity in Mexico since 1968:

The Resilience of Impunity: NACLA and Mexico, 1968-2008 (NACLA)

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