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Guatemala sets verdict for ex-dictator for Friday

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The court hearing the genocide case against former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt says a verdict will be announced within hours. Presiding Judge Yassmin Barrios says the verdict will be announced around 4:00 p.m. local time (6 p.m. EDT; 2200 GMT) Friday in Guatemala City. The court heard closing arguments and a statement by Rios Montt himself on Thursday. He denied...

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