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Guatemalan President Vows Trial for Former Dictator

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Guatemalan President Vows Trial for Former Dictator

Guatemalan President Vows Trial for Former Dictator

Guatemalan President Vows Trial for Former Dictator

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NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with reporter Catherine Elton about Oscar Berger, the man Guatemalans elected president in a runoff election this week. Berger is a former mayor of Guatemala City and a wealthy businessman. He's pledged to prosecute former dictator Efrain Rios Montt — who was a candidate in the presidential race — for alleged human rights atrocities committed during the Central American nation's long civil war.