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US Court Sentences Ex-Guatemalan Officer for Lying about 1982 Massacre

An ex-Guatemalan army commander was sentenced Monday in a U.S. court to a 10-year prison term for covering up his role in a 1982 massacre during his country's bloody civil war, in order to gain U.S. citizenship. Prosecutors say Jorge Sosa lied to U.S. immigration officials about his involvement in the mass killings of 250 men, women and children, in what is believed to be one of the worst atrocities in 36 years of war. A U.S. jury last year found Sosa willfully omitted both his...

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