Post Profile

Guatemalan lawmaker arrested in killing of journalists

Police in Guatemala arrested a ruling party lawmaker Saturday for involvement in plotting a 2015 killing of journalists. Julio Juarez, of the FCN-Nacion party, was arrested near his home in San Bernardino, Suchitepequez, south of the capital. He is suspected of having masterminded the killings, a spokeswoman for prosecutors said. In December, the 37-year-old lawmaker made a US list of alleged human rights abusers and people engaging in corruption around the world.
read more


Related Posts

Guatemalan police arrest powerful Salvadoran gang leader

News : Reuters: World News

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala (Reuters) - Guatemalan police arrested one of the top leaders of the Salvadoran criminal gang Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) on Tuesday and confiscated arms and vehicles, a police spokesman said.

At least 19 girls dead in fire at Guatemala children's shelter: police

News : Reuters: World News

SAN JOSE PINULA, Guatemala (Reuters) - At least 19 girls were killed in a fire on Wednesday in a government-run home for abused teens, Guatemalan police said, with local media reporting that dozens of residents had escaped the overc...

ANC leader vows to 'restore credibility' after Zuma graft scandals

Local Interest / France : France 24

The new head of South Africa's ruling ANC, Cyril Ramaphosa, pledged Saturday to "restore the credibility" of the party after a spate of graft scandals involving President Jacob Zuma. Zuma was replaced as party chief by his deputy Cy...

Guatemala arrests lawmaker in 2015 killing of 2 journalists

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

Authorities in Guatemala have arrested a ruling-party lawmaker accused of orchestrating the murder of two journalists in 2015. Public Ministry spokeswoman Yecenia Enriquez says Julio Antonio Juarez Ramirez was detained … Click to Co...

Guatemala congressman arrested, accused in murders of two journalists

News : Reuters: World News

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The Guatemala attorney general's office confirmed on Saturday the arrest of congressman Julio Juarez Ramirez, who is accused of plotting the murders of two journalists in 2015.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC