Tag Archives: Guatemalan

Guatemala ex-leader Rios Montt appears in court

Source: BBC News Former Guatemalan military leader Efrain Rios Montt has appeared before a court which will decide if he should face charges of genocide. Gen Rios Montt, 85, was in power from 1982-1983, when some of the worst atrocities … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Ponerology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Guatemala ex-leader Rios Montt appears in court

83 died in 1940s US STD study

Source: ABC News At least 83 people died after being deliberately infected with sexually transmitted diseases in US government experiments in Guatemala during the 1940s, a commission investigating the program has found. Nearly 5,500 people were subjected to diagnostic testing … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines, Health Related, Ponerology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 83 died in 1940s US STD study

Headlines: Secretly Infected with Syphilis, Guatemalan Victims May Sue U.S.

Source: Fox News Latino Four decades after 700 Guatemalan prisoners, mental patients, soldiers and orphans were intentionally infected with syphilis by U.S. researchers, lawyers representing the Central Americans announced they plan to sue federal health officials. The lawyers said they … Continue reading

Posted in Headlines | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Headlines: Secretly Infected with Syphilis, Guatemalan Victims May Sue U.S.