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Guatemala Arrests 14 Former Officials for War-era Crimes

Guatemala on Wednesday detained 14 ex-military officials, including the brother of a former president, for forced disappearances and crimes against humanity during the bloodiest period of its 36-year civil war. Among the captured was 83-year-old Manuel Benedicto Lucas, a former top general and brother of ex-President Romeo Lucas, and Byron Barrientos, who was minister of the interior from 2000 to 2004. Testimonies from victims helped officials locate 558 skeletons in a secret cemetery...

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