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Guatemala: Fifth former soldier convicted over role in Dos Erres massacre

Headline Title:  Guatemala: Fifth former soldier convicted over role in Dos Erres massacre 14 March 2012 The conviction of a former soldier for his role in a bloody massacre in Guatemala in 1982 marks a further step towards justice for the many victims and their family members, Amnesty International said.  Pedro Pimentel Ríos is the fifth former soldier from an elite Guatemalan army unit to be sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for taking part in a massacre the village of Dos Erres that left more than 250 people dead.Pimentel Ríos was extradited from the USA in July 2011, a month…

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