Emi MacLean

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 00:00
It emerged on Friday that the ethics tribunal of Guatemala's bar association (known by its Spanish acronym CANG) had suspended Judge Barrios from practicing law for one year, following a complaint from a member of the legal team of Rios Montt’s co-accus
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 00:00
Colombia’s highest court ruled that the fact that information relates to national security or international relations is insufficient on its own to prevent public access. A similar question is currently pending in Peru.
Friday, November 8, 2013 - 00:00
The constitutional court decision created a legal morass.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 00:00
At least for now, the Constitutional Court ordered that the same trial court - Presiding Judge Yassmin Barrios and her associates Pablo Xitumul and Patricia Bustamante - reconvene to consider the case.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 00:00
Witnesses continued to describe the destruction of communities, burning of houses, often en masse, and killing or robbery of crops and animals by the Guatemalan military.
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 00:00
Among the victims of state violence were 183 people listed in a death squad log-book or diary-the Diario Militar-created by The Archive (El Archivo), Guatemala's infamous presidential intelligence unit.