This Is What It Looks Like When The U.S. Ignores A Refugee Crisis
Huffington Post - over 2 years
As Jorge Alberto Rosal drove along a highway through the Guatemalan province of Zacapa on Aug. 12, 1983, a military jeep stopped his vehicle and several plainclothes men forced him to get inside their truck instead. His wife, Blanca Vargas de Rosal, called the police when he didn't return home that night. When they didn’t find him, she desperately searched detention centers, military bases, hospitals and, eventually, morgues, trying to find her husband, a 28-year-old agronomist. She never did. Blanca was two months pregnant. Her daughter, María Luisa, was only 9 months old. “The memories that I have are collected memories,” María Luisa Rosal told The Huffington Post earlier this year. “From my grandparents, my mom, my cousins, the people that knew him… Most of them talk about how brilliant he was. And how loving he was. And how fair.” The Guatemalan government acknowledged responsibility for the disappearance of Jorge in a settlement with the Inter-American Commission on...
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