Jo-Marie Burt

Jo-Marie Burt

Jo-Marie Burt is a writer, educator, and human rights advocate who has worked in Latin America for more than three decades. She teaches at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and is a Senior Fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America. She monitors war crimes trials in Guatemala for International Justice Monitor, a project of Open Society Justice Initiative. Follow her on Twitter @jomaburt.

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Elena Hermosa

A Guatemalan court found that the army committed genocide against the Maya Ixil, but at the same time acquitted the chief of military intelligence of wrongdoing. Read more