The analyst variables ERRE
and DISP are significant only in the Huang and Stoll (1997) and the spread regressions.
The Dos Erres massacre was only one of more than 400 committed during the war that claimed perhaps 200,000 lives.
In response, a patrol of 20 Guatemalan special forces soldiers, known as "Kaibiles," were deployed in December 1982 to the village of Dos Erres to search for the stolen rifles and find suspected guerillas.
In their testimony, the officers said a group of 80 soldiers, including 20 Kaibiles, killed 300 people in Dos Erres in December 1982.
marks the beginning of the Dos Erres massacre, in which more
The massacre at Dos Erres is one of the 699 cases documented by the Historical Clarification Commission, whose report cites around 200,000 casualties from Guatemala s 36-year civil war.
A second trial on genocide charges awaits former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt (1982-1983), after Judge Carol Patricia Flores ruled on May 21 that he could be prosecuted for ordering the Dos Erres massacre, committed by the Guatemalan Army on Dec.
In December 1997 our Witness for Peace/SOA Watch delegation visited the FAMDEGUA office where we heard the story of Dos Erres and watched a moving video that documented the exhumation and burial of the remains of 162 residents of that village who were murdered in the massacre.
Located in the tropical rainforests of the Peten, Las Dos Erres is inhabited by impoverished Ladinos who moved there years ago from other parts of Guatemala in search of a better life, clearing land and building new homes in what was then remote, pioneer terrain.
The farmers who founded Dos Erres met a horrific death in the same place where they had arrived in search of the promised land (NotiCen, March 30, 2000, and Feb.
In response, a patrol of approximately 20 Guatemalan special forces soldiers, known as "Kaibiles," including Jordan, were deployed in December 1982 to the village of Dos Erres to search for the stolen rifles and find suspected guerrillas.
This is what makes the Dos Erres case "unusual" among those few cases coming to court that stem from events during the violence.