Skip to comments.Soldiers sentenced to more than 6,000 years in Guatemala massacre
Posted on 08/04/2011 12:23:05 AM PDT by Immerito
GUATEMALA CITY A Guatemalan court has sentenced four former soldiers to more than 6,000 years in prison each for the 1982 massacre of 201 men, women and children during the Central American country's civil war.
Three former special forces soldiers received 6,060 years in prison each on Tuesday. The court also sentenced a former army second lieutenant to 6,066 years in prison for the same massacre in the village of Dos Erres in Guatemala's northern Peten region.
The length of the sentences is largely symbolic since under Guatemalan law the maximum time a convict can serve is 50 years.
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I don’t know a lot about Guatemalan politics, but I doubt that they will serve even half of that.
If they do, I want whatever it is in the drinking water.
With good behavior their sentences could be reduced by a 1000 years if they get a liberal DA.
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