Monday, April 22nd, 2013

Who Says There Was No Genocide? Guatemala Dictator on Trial

By Mary Jo McConahay, New America Media GUATEMALA CITY – When the judge called his name, 70-year-old Tiburcio Utuy, wearing a yellow nylon jacket and looking determined, entered through tall wooden doors to face former Guatemala strongman Gen. José Efraín Rios Montt, charged with genocide. On a global scale the process is historic, the first time

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

In Southern California, There Are Many Words For Genocide

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The good thing about being ten days into the month of May is that we’re those many days away from April. Not that I have a particular dislike for the fourth month of...

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

The Spanish Debates Over Native American Equality, Inclusion

By Richard G. Santos For the first half century after the first voyage of Cristobal Colón (aka Christopher Columbus), the Spanish Church and State deliberated the nature of the Native Americans. The Native Americans did not speak Spanish,...