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Unsolved killings terrorize women in Guatemala

Culture of impunity seen

By Indira A. R. Lakshmanan
Globe Staff / March 30, 2006

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GUATEMALA CITY -- Police found the body of 17-year-old Andrea Fabiola Contreras Bacaro on June 12, 2004. She had been raped, shot, and abandoned in a garbage ditch. Her hands were tied behind her back and her throat was cut. Carved into her right leg was a terrifying message: ''Vengeance." (Full article: 1293 words)

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