Author: Natalie Kitroeff

Why Guatemala’s Pérez Molina Is Considering Legalizing Drugs

Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina has been acting strange lately. Just one month after his inauguration, he is already ruffling U.S. feathers, and making waves in the politics…

Ríos Montt’s Incriminating Self-Defense

Barring any last minute appeals, General (ret) Efraín Ríos Montt will be prosecuted for crimes against humanity during his tenure as de facto President of Guatemala in the early…

Why is Guatemala’s Ex-President Worried about his Genocide Trial? Ríos Montt’s Visit to the Attorney General’s Office

Note: This post originally appeared on The Council on Foreign Relations Latin America’s Moment blog. Read the original here. Last Thursday, former de facto President of Guatemala during…