- EU / CROATIA : Zagreb Now Set To Become EU Member #28...In 2013.
- PHILIPPINES /USA : Stranded US Naval Warship Finally Dismantled.
- COSTA RICA: Currency Intervention Predicted As Colon Surges Vs USD.
- ITALY: 12 Dec UPDATE: Is Silvio's 'Friend'...Key Sex Trial Witness Ruby The Heart Stealer...On The Run? Ruby Finally Surfaces...In Mexico!
- PERU: Sand Fly Bite...Morphs Into Horror Story For American.
- SERBIA / LIBYA : Are Serbian Mercenary Pilots Bombing Protestors In Tripoli?
- BRASIL : Dilma Wins Port Privatization Approval From Congress.
- MUSIC FOR MONDAY: From SWEDEN / AZERBAIJAN : Eurovision Winner Loreen Sings "Euphoria."
- GUATEMALA : Court Throws Out Rios Montt Genocide Conviction; Trial Restart Ordered.
- VENEZUELA :6 March UPDATE: Shooting At Caracas Opposition Rally Wounds Capriles Supporter.
16 December 2011
GUATEMALA : Prez. Colom Apologizes For 1982 Dos Erres Massacre; Violence And Fear Consume Guat City.
President Alvaro Colom apologized to relatives of the more than 200 victims of a 1982 massacre in the village of Dos Erres.
In August...4 ex-soldiers received life sentences for the murders.
The soldiers suspected that the villagers supported rebels during the nation's 36-year-long civil war.
AND: Guatemala City residents are living with fear from rampant narco violence...and suffering from a kind of collective depression.