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Peruvian disappearances double previous estimate

Peruvian disappearances double previous estimate

According to the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peruvian “disappearance” victims in the conflict that raged there from 1980 to 2000 are double the number previously calculated by that…

Former Guatemalan president on the run

Former Guatemalan president on the run

Judicial authorities in Guatemala declared former president Oscar Mejia a fugitive this week, after ordering his arrest on charges of genocide during that country’s 36-year civil war. Mejia, 80, is…

Argentine “Angel of Death” claims martyr status

Argentine “Angel of Death” claims martyr status

A former agent for the Argentine navy known as “the Angel of Death” on Friday is claiming to be a victim of political persecution. Capt. Alfredo Astiz is being tried…