Finding Guatemala’s War Dead / Secrets of the dead

Payments and Apologies for Victims of Guatemala’s Civil War

Under Colom, State Steps Up Program
By Anne-Marie O’Connor
Special to The Washington Post
Wednesday, May 6, 2009

During Guatemala’s civil war, victims of the government’s death squads were buried in unmarked graves.

Now they are being exhumed in independent efforts to identify them. But scientists are facing a number of hurdles.

Published: March 22, 2009 18:06h

IDENTIFYING BODIES

Guatemala to Open Mass Grave in Search of War Dead Following years of work in rural graves and battling for clues rights groups will start digging at a cemetery in Guatemala City.

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