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99% of the crimes committed during Guatemala's war have not been brought to justice. 
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 > Former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, who ruled during the bloodiest period of the war, was found guilty for genocide and crimes against humanity and crimes against humanity. While the verdict was later annulled, the sentence lives on in the hearts of the genocide survivors.

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The Xalalá hydro-electric dam was rejected by 89% of participants in a local referendum because it could displace thousands of indigenous people and damage farmlands and forests. 

Almost 400 mining concessions have been granted to transnational gold, silver, nickel, and zinc companies in Guatemala, posing severe threats to rural communities' social and environmental well-being. 


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Polochic: Ante las constantes intimidaciones en contra de San Miguel Cotoxja
UVOC
5/20/2011

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