Here is an update on one of the hopeful developments in Guatemala in years: the recovery of the secret archives of the Guatemalan National Police. Discovered by accident in 2005, the paper, audio and video documents may help shed light on thousands of murders and other crimes perpetrated during the civil war. Dating back to the 1880s, the archive will also provide insight into the broader Guatemalan political history. The estimated 80 million documents have been cleaned and classified and are now being digitized. Read the full article:

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