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Guatemala trial of Rios Montt has likely collapsed: lawyers

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - The trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has likely collapsed after the country's top court struck down his conviction for genocide, defense and prosecution lawyers said on Tuesday.Full story

Guatemala's top court annuls Rios Montt genocide conviction

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's highest court on Monday overturned a genocide conviction against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt and reset his trial back to when a dispute broke out a month ago over who should hear the case. Full story

Guatemala court annuls Rios Montt genocide conviction

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala's constitutional court on Monday overturned a genocide conviction against former dictator Efrain Rios Montt, throwing out all proceedings in his case since a dispute broke out last month over who should hear it. Full story

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A woman holds a placard and a Guatemalan flag during a protest against the overturn of the genocide conviction of former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt in Mexico City
A woman holds a placard and a Guatemalan flag during a protest against the overturn of the genocide conviction of former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt in Mexico City

A woman holds a placard and a Guatemalan flag during a protest against the overturn of the genocide conviction of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt at the Guatemala embassy in Mexico City May 28, 2013. Guatemala's highest court overturned a genocide conviction against former dictator Rios

Soldiers and civilians walk outside Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City
Soldiers and civilians walk outside Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City

Soldiers and civilians walk outside the Centro Medico Militar , where the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment since May 13 after his sentencing on genocide charges, in Guatemala City, May 21, 2013. Guatemala's highest court on Monday overturned a genoci

Soldier and man walk outside Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City
Soldier and man walk outside Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City

A soldier and a man walk outside the Centro Medico Militar , where the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment since May 13 after his sentencing on genocide charges, in Guatemala City, May 21, 2013. Guatemala's highest court on Monday overturned a genocide

Soldiers walk in Centro Medico Militar, where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City
Soldiers walk in Centro Medico Militar, where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City

Soldiers walk at the Centro Medico Militar , where the former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment since May 13 after his sentencing on genocide charges, in Guatemala City, May 21, 2013. Guatemala's highest court on Monday overturned a genocide conviction again

Soldiers enter Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City
Soldiers enter Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment in Guatemala City

Soldiers enter the Centro Medico Militar where former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt has been undergoing medical treatment since May 13 after his sentencing on genocide charges, in Guatemala City, May 21, 2013. Guatemala's highest court on Monday overturned a genocide conviction against form

A vendor and a woman walk past a poster on the streets of Guatemala City
A vendor and a woman walk past a poster on the streets of Guatemala City

A vendor and a woman walk past a poster on the streets of Guatemala City May 15, 2013. A Guatemalan court ordered the government on May 13, 2013 to apologize for atrocities committed against indigenous people in the country's civil war after former dictator Efrain Rios Montt was convicted of genoci