Do Cry for Me, Guatemala

In a decision with bitter repercussions, on 10 May 2013 Guatemalan ex-dictator Jose Efraín Rios Montt was sentenced to 80 years in prison for genocide and crimes against humanity. This victory happened after an unwarranted suspension of the trial and delaying tactics on the part of Montt’s legal team. Continue reading Do Cry for Me, Guatemala

For fuck’s sake! How much longer?

A Mexican woman who was campaigning for justice for her murdered teenage daughter has herself been killed. Marisela Escobedo was shot dead by masked gunmen outside the state governor’s office in Chihuahua in northern Mexico. Feminicide is alive and well.

Continue reading For fuck’s sake! How much longer?