GUATEMALA: Crime & Punishment

GUATEMALA 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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