Friday, September 25, 2009

New Guatemalan Archives Sheds New Light

Here is an interesting report out of the Smithsonian about a recently discovered police archives in Guatemala. Here are millions of documents that may shed light on the 30 year Civil War in the country as well as document the outcome of many cases of the "desaparecidos" from the war.

Simply processing, or even becoming familiar with this huge collection may be an overwhelmingly long task. Yet, the information will prove to be a historians dream.

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