Guatemalan legislator arrested in murder of Salvadoran delegates

On Aug. 29 Guatemalan interior minister Francisco Jimenez announced the capture of former legislative deputy Manuel Castillo at a luxurious residence he owned near the border with El Salvador. Castillo is accused of masterminding the murder of three Salvadoran deputies to the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) and their driver on Feb. 19, 2007. (Siglo Veintiuno, Guatemala, Aug. 29 from EFE)

From Weekly News Update on the Americas, Sept. 7

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