Guatemala After the Rios Montt Guilty Verdict


Rios Montt verdict (Photo: BBC video)

The Guatemalan general who led the country through the bloodiest period of its long civil war, Efrain Rios Montt, has been jailed for 80 years for genocide and crimes against humanity in the early 1980s. BoingBoing's Xeni Jardin has been tweeting the trial and its aftermath.