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SEP 30, 2013 - San Francisco Chronicle

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US trial wraps up for former Guatemalan soldier

Closing arguments are expected Monday in the case brought by federal prosecutors against former special forces officer Jorge Sosa for allegedly failing to disclose his military service and role in the massacre of at least 160 people in the village of Dos Erres during the height of Guatemala's civil war. While not a war crimes trial, the case has brought haunting memories of the 36-year long civil war that claimed 200,000 lives in Guatemala to a present day courtroom in Riverside County, where Sosa previously lived and taught karate classes. More than two decades later, Sosa failed to ... Read More

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