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OPERACION MARTILLO (OPERATION HAMMER)

Guatemala-U.S. Drug Operation 

“Rural communities in Guatemala are fearful of the military being used to combat drug traffickers because the same techniques are applied that were used in contra (counterinsurgency) warfare,” said rights advocate Helen Mack, executive director of the Myrna Mack Foundation. “The historical memory is there and Guatemalans are fearful of that.”

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/01/guatemala-us-drug-operation_n_1848731.html

http://www.insightcrime.org/news-analysis/marines-deployed-guatemala-zetas

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