Crime & Punishment
In the patio of Guatemala's Central
Penitentiary last week, a firing squad carried out the first legal
executions since Colonel Carlos Castillo Armas overthrew the Red-ridden
government of Jacobo Arbenz in June 1954. The executed men: two former
policemen who took part in the murder of ten anti-Communists during the
last bloody days of the collapsing Arbenz regime.
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