Even Court-Approved Extraditions Have a Troubled, Bloody History in Guatemala
By Frank Smyth, July 5, 2012,

The last time Guatemala extradited one of its own drug lords was nearly 20 years ago. And the complications faced by US agencies back then have continued to plague US efforts through six administrations led by four…

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Justify My War: Why Clinton Eyes Haiti’s Drug Trade and Ignores Guatemala’s
By Frank Smyth, August 2, 1994, The Village Voice

While Bill Clinton’s White House invokes Haitian drug trafficking as a key rationale for invasion, it is continuing the Bush administration policy of virtually ignoring…

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Our Guys in Guatemala
By Frank Smyth, March 1, 1992, The Progressive

The women wore white gúipils embroidered with pastel flowers and a thin brown trim. The men’s pants were of a matching design, cut off below the knee. The people of Santiago de Atitlán –more than 5,000 of them– marched the half mile out of town to the site of the former army garrison. “Here,” said one, “we are planting the peace.”

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