The Guatemalan Constitutional Court on May 20 threw out the guilty verdict of General Efrain Rios-Montt on technical grounds, plunging the whole country into a state of new insecurity.
A three-judge panel headed by Judge Jazmin Barrios sentenced him to 80 years in prison.
Soldiers terrorized and murdered at record levels during his tenure.
Canadian legislator Don Davies is asking his government to deny the entry of Dick Cheney into Canada because the former U.S. vice president enagaged in torture, genocide and human rights vioaltions.
Progressive U.S. lawyer Peter Erlinder has been freed from jail in Rwanda and may be returning to the United States within the next few days.