18 Apr 2013 – Investigative journalist Allan Nairn was in Guatemala to report on the trial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt for the massacre of more than 1,700 Mayans during a U.S.-backed scorched-earth campaign against leftist rebels during his reign: For A while it looked like Guatemala was about to deliver justice. But the genocide case has just been suspended, hours before a criminal court was poised to deliver a verdict.