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Guatemala Court Orders $1M in Damages in Sex Slavery Trial

A retired army officer and a former paramilitary must pay more than $1 million in damages to victims of sexual enslavement during the country's civil war, a Guatemalan court ruled Wednesday. The tribunal ordered former 2nd Lt. Esteelmer Reyes Giron to pay about $65,000 and Heriberto Valdez around $32,500 to each of the 11 victims who participated in their criminal trial. Defense lawyers said the two do not have the money to pay such amounts. At the trial, victims testified that...

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