Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Possible reputation damage

Oscar Berger's government today opined that the murders of three dodgy Salvadorean politicians over the weekend could damage Guatemala's international image. This would presumably be its well-established reputation as the place to live if you want to knock off a Bishop or torture your girlfriend...with impunity. The elimination of individuals that are themselves representative of, shall we say, a dubious track record on human rights, will only serve to confuse foreign observers as to where the country actually stands on the slaughter of innocents!

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