This incisive analysis by Lauren Carasik appearing on the Middle East's version of the MSM is actually a decent piece. For those of you interested in more depth and detail, check out Dr. William Blum's chapter on Guatemala.
"Indians tell harrowing stories of village raids in which their homes have been burned, men tortured hideously and killed, women raped, and scarce crops destroyed. It is Guatemala's final solution to insurgency: only mass slaughter of the Indians will prevent them joining a mass uprising."
The Guardian (London), 22 December 1983, p. 5.