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Genocide Trial for Guatemala Ex-dictator Rios Montt Suspended — Again

A retrial of former Guatemala dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity was suspended again for the court to resolve outstanding legal petitions, a judge said Monday. Rios Montt's opponents accuse him of a scorched earth policy in the bloodiest phase of the Central American country's 36-year-long civil war that ended in 1996. A hearing Monday was held behind closed doors and Rios Montt did not attend because of "mental incapacity,"...

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