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.
Can a Truth Commission in Colombia Help Heal the Wounds of War's Atrocities?
Proponents hope a truth commission could offer closure to millions of Colombians affected by the conflict. Both sides are responsible for human-rights abuses, while distrust and resentment for past atrocities remain high.