guatemalan civil war
I Got Drunk and Cheated Death in a Ceremonial Horse Race
For a week each year, the Mayan villagers of Todos Santos, Guatemala, get wasted and race horses during their Skach Koyl festival. Sometimes people fall, sometimes people die. I decided to join them.
Former Dictator of Guatemala Ruled Mentally Unfit to Face Retrial for War Crimes
Efrain Rios Montt had already been convicted in 2013 of ordering the brutal slaughter of indigenous Guatemalans in the military's scorched earth counterinsurgency campaigns between 1982 and 1983.